Day 2 of Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Ends With 23 Players
The remaining 23 players of Event #66: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em will return Friday to play down to a winner who will receive $428,423 along with a WSOP gold bracelet.
Day 2 started with 308 players returning and only 14 spots from the money. Yordan Petrov was the unfortunate bubble; his elimination guaranteed the remaining 294 players a minimum payout of $2,248.
Kenny Hallaert ended Day 2 as chip leader with 1,779,000, and only 8,000 chips behind is Schuyler Thornton (1,771,000). Dylan Hortin sits third in chips with 1,571,000. Other notables coming into Day 3 include Chris Klodnicki (1,442,000), Darren Elias (619,000), Ben Zamani (500,000), Alex Rocha (493,000), Vojtech Ruzicka (320,000), Aditya Prasetyo (256,000), and Brian Hastings (201,000).
Tommy Tran began the day as chip leader but finished in 58th. Other notables who cashed but busted before the end of the day were Ben Yu, John Racener, Eddy Sabat, Christian Harder, Dutch Boyd, Joe Serock, and Jackie Glazier.
Day 3 begins at noon in the Miranda room, and PokerNews.com will have all of the live updates and hand-for-hand play from the final table.
|Room||Table||Seat||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|Miranda||626||3||Dylan Hortin||United States||1,571,000||98|
|Miranda||626||4||Brian Hastings||United States||201,000||13|
|Miranda||626||6||Aditya Prasetyo||United States||256,000||16|
|Miranda||626||7||Tom Braband||United States||538,000||34|
|Miranda||635||2||Ryan Leng||United States||369,000||23|
|Miranda||635||3||Benjamin Zamani||United States||500,000||31|
|Miranda||635||4||Justin Conley||United States||180,000||11|
|Miranda||635||5||Vojtech Ruzicka||Czech Republic||320,000||20|
|Miranda||635||6||Ulrich Schnetter||United States||101,000||6|
|Miranda||635||8||Christopher Haydt||United States||191,000||12|
|Miranda||635||9||Schuyler Thornton||United States||1,771,000||111|
|Miranda||644||2||Moses Mustonen||United States||140,000||9|
|Miranda||644||3||Darren Elias||United States||619,000||39|
|Miranda||644||4||Thomas Blizniak||United States||540,000||34|
|Miranda||644||5||Chris Klodnicki||United States||1,442,000||90|
|Miranda||644||6||Alex Rocha||United States||493,000||31|
|Miranda||644||8||Ashish Khanna||United States||389,000||24|
|Miranda||644||9||Steven Snyder||United States||222,000||14|