WSOP 2011 - David Bach heads Main Event

WSOP 2011 - David Bach heads Main Event

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Just 142 players are still dreaming of November Nine glory with David Bach leading the way at the close of a rapid fire Day 5 of the 2011 WSOP Main Event.

Bach, the 2009 $50,000 H.O.R.S.E champion, closed the day with 4,706,000, less than a small blind ahead of Germany's Pius Heinz in second place on 4,699,000. Kyle Johnson lies third on 4,654,000 with Phil Collins on 4,109,000 and Ben Lamb 4,032,000 rounding out the top five.

There are plenty of notables lying further down the leader board including Finnish online legends Sami 'LarsLuzak' Kelopuro and Jens Kyllonen, High Stakes Poker regular Eli Elezra, EPT Snowfest winner Vladimir Geshkenbein, 2010 finalist Joseph Cheong, Tony Hachem, Jean-Robert Bellande, Allen Cunningham, Erick Lindgren and Sorel Mizzi.

JP Kelly on 2,664,000 heads the British challenge with Sam Holden 2,281,000, Matthew Frankland 1,834,000, Niall Charlton 1,791,000, Steve Rawle 1,700,000, Rupert Elder 933,000 also back for Day 6.

The action resumes at 8pm tonight UK time.

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