Saturday, 10 July 2010
2,412 players returned for Day 2A of the Main Event yesterday and after eight levels of action around half of them hit the rail.
Leading the way at the close of play was Boulos Estafanous with a stack of 344,100 but there are a host of big names near the top of the chip counts. Jesper Hougaard, Cole South and Johnny Chan were all in the top ten by the close of play with stacks of over 300,000.Following closely behind were Robert Mizrachi 267,000, Dragan Galic 263,600, Patrik Antonius 258,600, Yevgeniy Timoshenko 240,000 and Jason Somerville 230,000. Praz Bansi leads the British challenge on 210,000 with Devilfish, Barny Boatman, John Shipley and JP Kelly also in the hunt. There will be no November Nine repeat for James Akenhead though who busted out yesterday. Other big names to hit the rail included Carlos Mortensen, Dutch Boyd, Marcel Luske and Luca Pagano.Day 2B resumes at noon today Las Vegas time (8pm in the UK). Join us for updates.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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