54 Players return for Deepstack Day 2, Main Event begins tonight

The order of business on Thursday was all about the $180 Deepstack with Day 1 flights at noon and 7 p.m. By the time they were over, a total of 282 players entered, generating a prize pool of $39,480--to which a $2,000 WSOP package has been added. By the end of the night, 54 players bagged up for the Day 2 restart on Friday at noon.  Just 36 of those players will make the money, as the payout structure is as follows:

1st $9,086 + $2k WSOP
2nd $5,748
3rd $3,849
4th $2,685
5th $2,013
6th $1,579
7th $1,334
8th $1,105
9th $951
10th - 12th $750
13th-15th $565
16th-18th $442
19th-27th $355
28th-36th $296

 

It's still anybody's ball game to win, but three players come back for Day 2 with stacks of over 200,000 chips: Ryan Tepen (232,500), Mark Turner (226,000), and Jerin Grey (225,000). Other notables still in contention include Justin Gardenhire, Clint Lilienthal, Terry "Papa" Karn, Mike Rieck, Mark Stujpff, Jose Montes, Bernard Lee, and Daniel "Duma" Lowery.

The Day 2 seating assignments are as follows:

Table Seat Player Name Chip Count
Table 3 Seat 1 Brandon Fish 58,000
Table 3 Seat 2 Jack Armstrong 45,000
Table 3 Seat 3 Jerin Grey 225,000
Table 3 Seat 4 Dave Swanson 140,000
Table 3 Seat 5 Jon Lawson 44,000
Table 3 Seat 6 David Remer 33,500
Table 3 Seat 7 Joe Wilson 46,000
Table 3 Seat 8 Gardy 142,500
Table 3 Seat 9 John Morgan 37,000
Table 4 Seat 1 Fred Walker 34,500
Table 4 Seat 2 Cory May 131,000
Table 4 Seat 3 Michael Dreiger 154,000
Table 4 Seat 4 Mark Turner 226,000
Table 4 Seat 5 Pamela Koenemann 39,500
Table 4 Seat 6 Ryan Tepen 232,500
Table 4 Seat 7 Chuck Marty 80,500
Table 4 Seat 8 Mark Stumpff 55,500
Table 4 Seat 9 Mike Lang 100,000
Table 5 Seat 1 Clint Lilienthal 38,000
Table 5 Seat 2 Mike Albert 104,000
Table 5 Seat 3 Beverly Parker 68,000
Table 5 Seat 4 Henry Gingerich 55,500
Table 5 Seat 5 Junet Park 48,000
Table 5 Seat 6 Eric Polson 57,000
Table 5 Seat 7 Papa Karn 38,000
Table 5 Seat 8 Larry Cascio 45,000
Table 5 Seat 9 Chris Christian 88,000
Table 7 Seat 1 Trevis Devericks 59,000
Table 7 Seat 2 Jose Mones 112,000
Table 7 Seat 3 JR Reiss 73,500
Table 7 Seat 4 Rich May 82,500
Table 7 Seat 5 Michael Busch 57,500
Table 7 Seat 6 David Erwin 24,000
Table 7 Seat 7 Stefan Kegley 29,500
Table 7 Seat 8 Mitchell Martin 27,000
Table 7 Seat 9 Duster Ellis 41,000
Table 8 Seat 1 Chris Rolges 44,000
Table 8 Seat 2 Nick Stille 42,000
Table 8 Seat 3 Jon Hartman 90,000
Table 8 Seat 4 Mike Rieck 90,500
Table 8 Seat 5 Jonathan Aulepp 49,000
Table 8 Seat 6 Kim Elder 71,000
Table 8 Seat 7 Rod Vashon 161,500
Table 8 Seat 8 Brain Johnson 29,000
Table 8 Seat 9 Ryan Pham 60,000
Table 9 Seat 1 Pierce Picou 114,000
Table 9 Seat 2 Duma Lowery 97,000
Table 9 Seat 3 Mark Fink 71,000
Table 9 Seat 4 Drew Woodke 45,500
Table 9 Seat 5 Mike Hansen 92,500
Table 9 Seat 6 Bernerd Lee 72,000
Table 9 Seat 7 Phil Van Ommeren 30,500
Table 9 Seat 8 Sean Hooper 98,500
Table 9 Seat 9 James Devaney 52,000

Good luck players!

Also on the agenda for Friday is the 4 p.m. $160 Main Event satellite. Five seats are guaranteed to be given away.

The first of three Day 1 flights of the $675 RGPS Main Event starts tonight at 7 p.m.  Two more flights are scheduled for Saturday, at noon and 7 p.m.  PokerNews will be here to capture all the action. The RGPS Main Event Champion will have their name etched in the RunGood Travelling Champion's Cup and will receive a replica trophy to keep!


Mark Slatcher
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