Daniel Evans (pictured) took down the monster stack for $23,874 and his first gold ring.
Stateline, Nev. (November 5, 2015) -- Day 2 of the monster stack was a long and tough grind and the player to survive to the very end was Daniel Evans. Evans scores $23,874 and his first WSOP Circuit gold ring for his victory in the Monster Stack. More on Evans' win can be found on WSOP.com.
There were two other gold ring events running today alongside the monster stack. They were Event #8 $580 NLHE and Event #9 - $365 PLO. The $580 NLHE event drew 226 players, creating a $113,000 prizepool. By the end of the day only eight players remained, including several gold ring winners. One of those gold ring winners is eight-time gold ring winner, Alex Masek.
Here is a look at Event #8 seating assignments and chip counts heading into Day 2:
Seat 1: Woody Moore - 793,000
Seat 2: Scott Stewart - 213,000
Seat 3: Bob Donahue - 144,000
Seat 4: Doug Englekirk - 340,000
Seat 5: Ray Marchi - 350,000
Seat 6: Glenn Miller - 372,000
Seat 7: David Forster - 297,000
Seat 8: Alex Masek - 183,000
Day 2 begins Friday at 2 p.m.
Event #9 PLO was also able to make it down to the final table today. They began with 92 players and now just five players remain. Three-time gold ring winner, Steve Foutty, will look to win his second gold ring of the series.
Here is a look at the seating assignments and chip counts heading into Day 2:
Seat 1: Michael Sewell - 88,000
Seat 2: Robert Georato - 122,000
Seat 3: David Miller - 275,00
Seat 4: Jonathan Milon - 122,000
Seat 5: Steve Foutty - 315,000
Day 2 begins Friday at 3 p.m.
The Harveys Lake Tahoe Main Event starts up Friday at 11 a.m. with the first of two starting flights. The series as a whole as seen an uptick in participation over last year's series and it is expected that trend will hold true for the the Main Event.
Poker action will start
back up Friday at 9 a.m. with a $250 Mega Satellite into the Main Event. Here is a look at tomorrow's gold
- 11 a.m. - Main Event (Flight A) - Day 1A
- 2 p.m. - Event #8 - $580 No-Limit Hold'em - Day 2
- 3 p.m. - Event #9 - $365 Pot-Limit Omaha - Day 2