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   Friday, June 14 2024 
WPT LA Poker Classic: Phil Ivey still in competition for Day 3

The main event of $ 10,000 buy-in of the World Poker Tour LA Poker Classic (WPT) is in its third day of competition today. During the Day 1, they were 523 players who joined the poker room of Commerce Casino in Los Angeles to take part in the tournament. As one of the circuit stop the busiest, the WPT LA Poker Classic attracted numerous poker stars as the famous Phil Ivey, who is back on poker tables since the beginning of this year 2012. At the end of the day, 395 players managed to get their ticket for Day 2 and Ivey was part of this list with a stack level well below the average. The Day 1B was held on Saturday, Feb. 25, and in total, organizers registered a field of 549 participants.

On the second day of competition therefore, the public eye riveted on Phil Ivey. Even if he failed to reach the top 10 players that included renowned players such as Greg Mueller (3rd), Joe Tehan (8th), Barry Woods (9th) and Shaun Deeb (10th), he managed to be part of the field of 182 competitors for the third day of competition. Given his talent, it is quite possible that he realizes a major feat during this day. At the place of chipleader of the Day 3 is Vayo Gordon, owner of a stack of 284,000 chips. Note that the organizers assembled a prize pool of $ 5,270,400 to be distributed to the 54 best players of the tournament. The winner will receive a fantastic bonus of $ 1,370,240 and will be entitled to a ticket of $ 25,500 that will let him participate in the WPT World Championship to be held in May.

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