Will Steve O'Dwyer continue to cement his legacy as one of the top high roller players in the world? That's the question on the minds of poker fans everywhere as Day 3 of the PokerStars Championship Panama $10,300 High Roller begins.
Just five players remain in contention, and O'Dwyer is foremost among them with a stack of 1,849,000. He won a big flip against rival Anthony Zinno at the end of Day 2 with sevens holding against king-jack to get to this position.
Of course, given that this is a $10K, he's got some stiff competition remaining, players who have experienced big success in the world of tournament poker. Here's how the table will be laid out:
PokerStars Team Pro Felipe Ramos is the shortest stack and will have only about 13 big blinds as the players sit down to play Level 21 (10,000/20,000/3,000). Otherwise, the players are fairly deep, and it wouldn't be a big surprise if there was a lengthy Day 3 on the docket with plenty of back-and-forth battling.
They're playing for $274,740 that's earmarked to the winner, along with a trophy and the right call oneself a high roller champion. Cards begin flying at 2 p.m. local time, per player request at the end of Day 2, so stay tuned to see who will claim the lion's share of the prize money.