The final day of Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team has come and kicks off at 2 p.m. local time. The duos have all secured at least $6,882 as a team and will all be looking to ladder up to the first-place prize of $113,366.
Team Newman consists of Michael Newman and Robert Ortmont and they will be coming back with the chip lead of 2,960,000 in chips, which is good for a total of 99 big blinds at the start of the day. Rounding off the top three are Team Wolf (Tomer Wolf and David Landell) and Team Ruter (Mike Ruter and Samy Dighlawi).
Final Table Seat Draw
|Seat||Players||Chip Counts||Big Blinds|
|1||Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones||850,000||28|
|2||Michael Newman - Robert Ormont||2,960,000||99|
|3||Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi||1,315,000||44|
|4||Tomer Wolf - David Landell||1,900,000||63|
|5||Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld||790,000||26|
|6||Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt||1,345,000||45|
|7||Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach||1,065,000||36|
|8||Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi||1,700,000||57|
|9||Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs||430,000||14|
|10||Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher||455,000||15|
When play resumes, they will start at Level 23 which features a small blind of 15,000, a big blind of 30,000, and a big blind ante of 30,000. There are no regular breaks during play as the team members can tag each other out but play will be paused when chips are raced off for a color break. The level duration will remain at 60 minutes throughout the day.
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