Thursday July 14, 2016 at 4:01 pm
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The last flight of Day 2 of the 2016 WSOP Main Event finished off at the Rio Casino in Las Vegas. At the conclusion of Day 2C, only 2,176 players are left in the hunt for $8 million. They still need to thin more than half of the field to reach the money. Gustavo Lopez was the Day 2C chip leader, but he's currently second overall behind Valetin Vornicu. Among those who busted on Day 2C... Fedor Holz, Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu.

The 2016 WSOP Main Event Championship attracted 6,737 runners and at the present moment, only 2,176 players are still alive. The top 15% of the field gets paid out this year, or 1,011 players will get paid out. The remaining field is vying for a first-place payday of $8 million.

Gustavo Lopez picked off former Main Event champ Martin Jacobson late on Day 2C, which helped propel him to the front of the pack. Lopez finished with 630K, or the most on Day 2C. Overall, he's second and trailing chip leader Valetin Vornicu, who bagged up over 838K on Day 2A/2B. The Grinder is currently ninth overall in chips. The defending champ, Joe McKeehen, is still alive and thriving. Other former champions still alive... Phil Hellmuth and Ryan Reiss.

Event #66 $10,000 MAIN EVENT Championship - Day 3

Day 2C
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Day 2 at the WSOP Main Event is finally dunzo. After Day 2C, only 2,176 players are still alive. Gustavo Lopez bagged up the most chips at the end of the night out of the Day 2C players. He's second overall behind Valentin Vornicu. Can Vornicu maintain his big lead? Or will the rabid chase pack hunt him down on Day 3?

Notables who survived Day 2C included Steve O'Dwyer, Mexican conspiracy theorist JC Alvarado, Will Lambert, Ashton Griffin, Lorenzo Lavis, Maxime Chillaud, Ole Schemion, Tony Dunst, Hani Awad, Kristen Bicknell, Liv Boeree, Sorel Mizzi, Max Silver, Ryan Reiss, Amir Lehavot, Marco Esquandoles, Jason Strasser, Wil Wilkinson, Jean Gaspard, Aurelien Guiglini, Fabrice Soulier, Olivier Busquet, Tom Marchese, Jimmy Fricke, Isaac Baron, Scott Clements, Ted Forrest, Vinny Pahuja, Federico Butteroni, Eoghan O'Dea, Paul Volpe, David The Dragon Pham, Sebastien Comel, Mesbah Guerfi, Darryll Fish,, Benjo Ane, Todd Brunson, lorian Decamps, Neil Channing, Johnny Bax, Tim West, Teddy Palermo, Will Failla, Tim West, James Mackey, Jamie Kerstetter, Dan Kelly, Phil Hellmuth, James Obst, ODB, Matt Affleck and bankster David Einhorn.

Notables who hit the bricks on Day 2C included Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Fedor Holz, and former champ Martin Jacobson.

Day 3 resumes at noon local time, which is an hour later than originally scheduled. The staff made a command decision to re-start an hour later in order to give the Day 2C plays ample rest time before the multiple flights from Day 2 combine into a single unified field.

2016 WSOP – Event #68 Main Event Championship

Entrants: 6,773

Prize Pool: $63,327,800

Payouts: 1,011

 

WSOP Main Event - Final Table Payouts:

1. $8,000,000

2. $4,658,452

3. $3,451,175

4. 2,574,808

5. $1,934,579

6. $1,463,906

7. $1,250,000

8. $1,100,000

9. $1,000,000

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