atlantic city, Nj– The elimination of Wooyang Lin in 28th place shortly before midnight Monday marked end of the day-two play at the World Series of Poker Circuit $10,000 Eastern Regional Championship at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City.
Many big names saw their exit before the day’s end, including former chip leader, Vanessa Selbst, who experienced a number of swings.
The decisive blow to her stack came in a hand with 2009 Harrah’s Resort WSOP Circuit Main Event champion, Chris Klodnicki
Holding pocket kings on a flop, Selbst called after Klodnicki check-raised all-in. With in the hole, the turn came to complete his flush, leaving Selbst crippled. She was eliminated a couple of hands later.
Other notable players eliminated on day two were Jordan Morgan, “Miami” John Cernuto, Brock Parker, Bernard Lee, Dwyte Pilgrim, Nick Schulman and TJ Cloutier.
When it was time to bag up the chips, 2010 WSOP bracelet winner Chris Bell was at the top of the leader board with $434,500.
Klodnicki, Victor Ramdin, Beth Shak, Sorel Mizzi, Jonathan Little and this year’s Harrah’s Resort WSOP Circuit Main Event champion, Matthew Waxman are among those who will join Bell on day three.
The second of four, No-Limit Hold’em Regional Championships started on Sunday with 136 players. 93 players made it to day two. The remaining 27 will return Tuesday at noon to play down to the final nine.
Of those 27, 15 will collect their share of the $1,279,624 prize pool with the final nine earning an automatic bid into the $1 million-dollar freeroll WSOP Circuit National Championship to be held May 27-May 29, 2011 at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
The Eastern Regional Champion will take home $358,295 and the diamond-encrusted Regional Championship gold ring.
The final table will be televised on VERSUS Network, marking the first time in three years that a WSOP Circuit Championship will appear on national television. Coverage of this and the other three Regional Championship events will air in mid-2011.
See the complete Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Circuit schedule and previous results here. The WSOP Circuit at Harrah’s runs through December 22nd. You can find the complete 2010/2011WSOP CIRCUIT SCHEDULE here.
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