Chip leader Sandrock faces tough test to start day 2 | World Series of Poker 2021
Chris Sandrock takes his 748,500 chips and takes the lead on Day 2 of Event # 45: $ 10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship Sunday at the World Series of Poker.
The owner of the Helena, MT casino will attempt to extend his lead and retain a remaining field of 131 players plus late registrants (registrations are open until Day 2 begins at 2:00 p.m. local time) , which includes some of the greatest poker players. names including JC Tran (348,500), David Benyamine (290,500), and Brett Richey (286,000), all of whom finished Day 1 in the top 10 in chips.
Sandrock couldn’t ask for a tougher draw to start the day, as sitting with him will be a two-time WSOP bracelet winner in PLO, including this event in 2016, Brandon Shack-Harris (212,500), Lithuanian star Dominykas Karmazinas (115,000) and Swedish star Simon mattsson (40,500).
The closest to Sandrock entering the day will be Arthur morris (533,500), whose PLO accomplishments include a 24th place finish in the $ 25,000 WSOP High Roller event in 2015.
The field entering Day 2 is also littered with many other notables and some of the most talented Pot-Limit Omaha players in the world, including Sam soverel (278,500), Joni Jouhkimainen (192,000), and Niklas Astedt (172,500). They’ll all bring healthy stacks into play, while other big names like Mike Matusow (88,000), Brian rast (67,500), Mike Gorodinsky (60,500), John racener (60,000), and Dan Zack (47,000) will have work to do to start the day.
The game begins in the Amazon room at level 11 with blinds of 1,000 and 2,500 with a big blind ante of 2,500. Ten 60-minute levels will be played with a 60-minute dinner break after level 16 (approximately 8:30 p.m. local). Players will likely hit the cash later today.
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