Ari Engel, AP Garza and Johan Schumacher Among the Final Ten in Event #48: $1,500 Shootout
Day 2 of Event #48: $1,500 Shootout played down to the final ten players from 80 at the start of the day. Each remaining player beat seven other opponents at their table to advance to the final round. Those returning are guaranteed a cash prize of $16,197 for 10th place but only one of them will win the World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the $204,063 first-place prize.
The players advancing to the final round are two-time WSOP bracelet winner Ari Engel (1,965,000), Orson Young (1,975,000), AP Garza (1,975,000), David Tran (1,970,000), Jonathan Betancur (1,970,000), Sohale Kalili (1,970,000), Gershon Distenfeld (1,970,0000), Craig Trost (1,965,000), Thomas Boivin (1,965,000), and Johan Schumacher (1,980,000) making this his second final table of the 2021 WSOP.
The first player to win their table and make it through to the final day was Thomas Boivin beating Wayne Harmon and the last was Johan Schumacher beating Renan Bruschi almost 5 hours later.
Day 3 will resume tomorrow October 27 at 12 p.m. local time. Play will pick up at 15,000/30,000 blinds with a 30,000 big blind ante. The levels will last 40-minutes with a 15-minute break every three levels. They will play down to a winner.
Final Table Seat Draw and Chip Counts
|1||Sohale Khalili||United States||1,970,000|
|3||Ap Garza||United States||1,975,000|
|4||Orson Young||United States||1,975,000|
|5||Craig Trost||United States||1,965,000|
|6||Hiep Tran||United States||1,970,000|
|7||Ari Engel||United States||1,965,000|
|8||Gershon Distenfeld||United States||1,970,000|
|10||Jonathan Betancur||United States||1,970,000|
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