Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:08 PM Local Time
Anthony Lazar Leads Remaining 61 Players Into Day 2
Anthony Lazar - Unofficial Day 1 Chip Leader
After ten levels of drawing and standing pat in Event 40, $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw Lowball (limit), only 61 players remain from a starting field of 236. Anthony Lazar has emerged as the overnight chip leader, bagging up 161,300 chips. Not far behind is Christopher Vitch, holding 152,200.
Among the other players moving on to Day 2 are Jason Mercier (93,100), Tuan Le (91,000), Daniel Negreanu (47,300), Jon Turner (60,300), "Captain" Tom Franklin (52,800), Blair Rodman (10,800), and Dzimtry Urbanovich (13,800). See the Reports tab for a detailed list of Day 2 chip counts and seat assignments.
The money will be reached later today, and 36 of the remaining players will walk away with at least $3,775. Ten more levels will be played before the bags will come out again.
Play resumes at 2 p.m. local time. Be sure to check back here at WSOP.com for all of your live updates, as the quest for another bracelet winner continues!