Neil Channing among chip leaders in Event #43

Neil Channing among chip leaders in Event #43

Monday, 25 June 2012

All eyes will be on Neil Channing when play resumes in the $1.5k No Limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker at 9pm tonight.

The full time Mr and part-time Bluff Europe columnist lies third in the chip counts with just 20 players remaining with1,319,000 chips, less than two big blinds behind chip leader Zach Clark. Other than Channing the most high profile name remaining is Randy 'nanonoko' Lew who returns in 12th place. Also still in the hunt for the $654,380 first prize is Bristol's Tom Alner who returns as the short stack on 249,000.

Many notable names among the 2,770 starters hit the rail yesterday including Main Event champ Pius Heinz, Marvin Rettenmaier and Tommy Vedes.

Brits to make the money included Ashley Mason, Sadan Turker, Najib Kamand, Paul Foltyn and Sam Razavi.

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Tags: Neil Channing, WSOP 2012, Randy Lew