The remaining 20 players are playing hand-for-hand until one more elimination, which will send them in the money.
Joao "vovo_leo" Studart is the first elimination of the day having started with just three big blinds. He managed to score a double up but then put his last 255,900 in the middle again from the button, after "d.apollo777" raised to 126,500 from the cutoff, who called to go to showdown.
Joao "vovo_leo" Studart:
The board ran out and Studart hit the rail.
Joao "vovo_leo" Studart
Day 2 of the PokerStars 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker 97-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, Main Event 2nd Chance] starts at 2:15 p.m EST with 21 players returning to claim the title and the first-place prize of $152,011. They are not yet in the money, with 19 players getting paid, which means that two players will have to depart from the field empty-handed.
The chip lead belongs to Chun Lei "SamRostan" Zhou with 5,153,568 and he is followed by Noah "Exclusive" Boeken with 4,096,572. Third in chips is Andrew "ClockWyze" Pantling with 4,050,284, while Espen "locomi" Myrmo (3,579,536) and Andras "probirs" Nemeth (3,492,980) round up the top five.
But the field consists of many other well-known players with lesser stacks like Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot, Konstantin "krakukra" Maslak, Joao "Naza114" Vieira, and Joao "vovo_leo" Studart.
When the players return, action will pick up from Level 21 with the blinds at 20,000/40,000 and the next level will see the blinds' duration increase from 20 to 30 minutes.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be there from the first hand until a winner is crowned, so stay tuned to witness all the action!
SCOOP-97-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, Main Event 2nd Chance], $750K Gtd
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