Welcome back to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the 2017 World Series of Poker for Day 3 of Event #57: $2,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better/Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Mix!
A total of 405 players took to the felt two days ago to create a prizepool of $911,250 that would see players such as Chris Geroge (58th), Brian Brubaker (51st), Josh Arieh (48th), Shaun Deeb (45th), Yuval Bronshtein (40th), Jeffrey Lisandro (32nd), Lawrence Berg (31st), Kyle Bowker (27th), Matt Grapenthien (23rd), and Jesse Martin (19th) all reach the money but fall by day's end as just 14 players survive into today.
Leading those 14 players is Frenchman Alex Luneau who bagged an impressive 783,000 after scooping a big pot at the end of the play on Day 2. Luneau will looking to use this chip lead as a spring board to capturing his maiden WSOP bracelet. Right on his heels is another player looking to grab his first piece of WSOP gold as Jared Bleznick enters today second in chips with 679,000. The next group of players are all fairly even on the leaderboard and include Barry Greenstein, Jameson Painter, Mikhail Semi, Ester Taylor, and Naoya Kihara.
Play is set to begin at 2 p.m. (PDT) with the PokerNews Live Reporting Team providing continuous live updates of all the Event #57 action. So stay tuned right here to catch every scoop, quarter, and elimination as we look to crown the Event #57 winner, and next 2017 WSOP bracelet winner!
|713||1||John Sorgen||United States||295,000|
|713||3||Abdel Hamid||United States||121,000|
|713||5||Smith Sirisakorn||United States||548,000|
|713||6||Barry Greenstein||United States||417,000|
|713||7||Jared Bleznick||United States||679,000|
|713||8||Bonnie Rossi||United States||365,000|
|714||1||Chad Eveslage||United States||414,000|
|714||3||Larry Tull||United States||418,000|
|714||5||Jameson Painter||United States||257,000|
|714||6||Esther Taylor||United States||189,000|
|714||7||Samoeun Mon||United States||165,000|