Day 3 of Event #2: $10,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em Championship:
The Poker Hall of Famer, who has six WSOP bracelets, made the final table of the $10,000 Tag Team No-Limit Hold’em Championship early Friday morning, along with teammates Eric Wasserson, David Benyamine and Mark Gregorich lead the way with 1,498,000 chips after closing out Day 2 in a strong way last night. Anthony Ajlouny, David Fong and Mike McClain (932,000) as well as Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov (900,000) sit in second and third, respectively.
The bottom half of the pack is also stacked, with Ankush Mandavia and Joe Kuether sitting on 40 big blinds with 800,000. Martin Jacobson and Mark Radoja start the day with 632,000, and Javier Gomez and Lander Lijo sit with shortest stack at 287,000.
Play begins halfway through Level 21, with blinds at 10,000/20,000 with a 3,000 ante. The remaining six teams will battle it out for the coveted gold WSOP bracelet, along with the first-place prize of $273,964. Everyone is already in the money, with a guaranteed payout of $47,271 for sixth place.
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