After 12 hours of play, the 60 players who competed on Day 3 of Event #57: $600 Deepstack Championship at the 2022 World Series of Poker were reduced to only seven players. The tournament attracted 4,913 entries and will conclude when players return at 12 p.m. local time at the Bally's and Paris and Bally's Las Vegas.
All the remaining players are guaranteed at least a $46,347 payday but all have their eyes on the $299,464 top prize in addition to the coveted gold bracelet.
Event #57: $600 Deepstack Championship Chip Counts
|Jon Van Fleet
The day started with 60 players returning and players quickly dropped from the field. Sarah Wasch was the last women standing and was a victim of a double knockout at the hands of Israeli Tsuf Saltsberg as she was eliminated in 17th place. Other notables who were eliminated before the final table included four-time WSOP bracelet winner Jeremy Ausmus in 15th ($14,119) and Main Event final tablist Nick Marchington in 16th ($14,119).
Kohichi Manago was the first eliminated from the final table in 10th ($22,176) as his ace-king lost out to Jonathan Van Fleet's ace-queen. Day 2 chip leader John Ypma was eliminated in ninth place ($28,129) after running cold on the final table as his pocket queens were cracked by Frank Reichel's ace-jack as well as losing a big flip with his pocket nines against Tsuf Saltsberg's ace-king. Tamir Saidman was eliminated in eighth place ($35,964) in one of the last hands of the night as his pocket jacks lost to Abdullah Alshanti's ace-king.
Still remaining in the field is notorious online crusher Van Fleet (32,800,000) who has over $20,000,000 in online cashes and is looking to transfer his success to the live arena by adding a WSOP bracelet to his resume. However, it is Alex Jim who leads the field with 36,300,000. The American cashed the Main Event last year and also has a WSOP circuit ring to his name but like Van Fleet will be looking to secure the prestigious gold bracelet.
Action resumes on June 30 at Level 38, blinds 500,000/ 1,000,000 with a 1,000,000 big blind ante when the remaining seven players will continue their quest for the gold in the 60 minute levels.
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