Day 2 has wrapped up in Event #59: $1,000 Tag Team with 10 teams remaining and Team Newman bagging the chip lead. Michael Newman and Robert Ormont will head into the third and final day of the tournament with a stack of 2,960,000, in front of duos Tomer Wolf and David Landell (1,900,000) and Mike Ruter and Samy Dighlawi (1,700,000).
Other teams that survived Day 2 include Team Erdwurm, Team Babbitt, and the father-daughter duo of Amanda Botfeld and David Botfeld.
Unofficial Final Table Seat Draw
|1||Zachary Erdwurm - Steven Jones||850,000|
|2||Michael Newman - Robert Ormont||2,960,000|
|3||Alfie Adam - Vidur Sethi||1,315,000|
|4||Tomer Wolf - David Landell||1,900,000|
|5||Amanda Botfeld - David Botfeld||790,000|
|6||Holly Babbitt - Michael Babbitt||1,345,000|
|7||Benjamin Miner - Dmitriy Uskach||1,065,000|
|8||Mike Ruter - Samy Dighlawi||1,700,000|
|9||Mike Lutz - Matt Krebs||430,000|
|10||Scott Johnston - Bob Fisher||455,000|
The duo of Jeff Platt and Brent Hanks made it deep in the day and were eliminated in 27th place when they ran pocket kings into the pocket aces of Team Wolf. Melanie Weisner and Xuan Liu of Team Weisner made it to the final two tables but were sent home in 18th place when their king-queen couldn’t fare against the ace-ten of Team Erdwurm.
Other partnerships that didn’t make it through the day include Mike Watson and Sarah Goddard, Asi Moshe and Uri Yochelman, and Stephen Song and Brock Wilson.
Day 3 will commence on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time and will play down to a winning team. Each member of the winning team will earn $56,683 and a WSOP bracelet.
Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back tomorrow to report on the tournament action.