Poker Players' Championship: Don Nguyen, chipleader at the start of the Day 4
The Poker Players' Championship, Event #55 of the WSOP 2013, gathered 78 players at the beginning of the Day 3. At the end of the day, the field reduced to 26 players and Don Nguyen took back the head of the ranking with 2,059,000 chips. To have managed to play poker well, Nguyen was the only player of this event at $ 50,000 of buy-in, who surpasses the peak of two million chips. His pursuers have more than one million chips, but they stay far behind with a difference of more than 500,000 chips with his direct pursuer, Mike Gorodinsky, second in chips. Six other players have a stack of more than one million chips: Minh Ly, Michael Glick, John Hennigan, David Benyamine, Troy Burkholder and Jonathan Duhamel. Even he was chipleader at the start of the day, the French David Benyamine backwards at the 6th place, with 1,052,000 chips. Among the great names of poker who qualified for the Day 4, we can quote among Joe Hachem, John Juanda, Erick Lindgren and Huck Seed.
52 players were eliminated during the day, following the example of Paul Volpe, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, Justin Bonomo Jason Mercier, Jason Gray, David Oppenheim, Jean Gaspard, Jared Bleznick or Roman Yitzhaki. During the same day, we have also seen the elimination of the living legend of poker, with his 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, Doyle Brunson, in a hand of Stud. The 26 survivors of the Day 3 will play until the field will reduce to 16 players, on the occasion of the Day 4. The first eliminated of the 16 remaining players will go back with $ 111,893, while the winner will receive $ 1,774,089 and one of the 62 golden bracelets of this 44th edition of the WSOP.
Friday, 05 July 2013
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