Only 24 players remain in Event #30: $1,500 Monster Stack as Day 4 will begin shortly. This event saw 3,520 total players enter the event and only one will take home the coveted gold bracelet and $610,347 first-place prize.
Action will resume at 11 a.m. local time, and play may continue until a winner is determined. The remaining players have already locked up $21,768, but are looking toward the final table.
Jaesh Balachandran bagged the top stack going into Day 4 with 17,600,000 chips. Three-time bracelet winner Ryan Leng (16,500,000), who recently won his third bracelet in Event #23:$1,500 Eight Game Mix Six-Handed, continues his quest for another one as he bagged the top stack at the end of Day 2 and the second-biggest stack at the end of Day 3.
Anthony Ortega (15,775,000), Santiago Plante (10,775,000), and Brazil’s Rafael Reis (10,975,000) will also be looking to claim the top prize, along with PokerNews’ Dannah Kamp (5,125,000), who is the last woman standing in this event.
Day 4 begins at 11 a.m. local time in the Amazon Room of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The tournament will resume at Level 32 with blinds at 150,000/300,000/300,000.
PokerGO continues its excellentWSOP coverage with a stream of this event. The final six or seven players will play under the watchful PokerGO cameras, giving viewers worldwide a glimpse of what it is like to play for poker's most prestigious prize: a WSOP bracelet.
Stay tuned for coverage of this event and the entire 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews live reporting team.