RG Tunica Main Event (Day 2): The Final Round Begins

Level 13 (1,500/3,000/500)
Total Entrants: 472
Players Remaining: 115
Chip Average: 82,000

A full week of poker in Tunica comes down to this with the start of Championship Sunday at the Horseshoe. From 472 who entered, 115 remain with a chance to win the RG Main Event and $52,648. 

Matt Doyle leads the field at the start of play with 219,000 after coming on strong at the end of Day 1C. Doyle holds a slight lead over RunGood's Justin Gardenhire (200,000). 

Other RunGood pros who are in Day 2 play include Ray Henson, Chris Conrad, and Michael Sanders. 

Defending champion David Troutman is still alive to defend his title and has notables to overcome including Kyle Cartwright and Chris Moneymaker. 

Blinds today are 45-minute each and 60-minutes at the final table. The money bubble hits when 54 players remain. 

The RG blog has all the coverage for today's finale with cards about ready to get in the air. A full look at the payouts is below. 

1. $52,648
2. $32,049
3. $21,290
4. $14,880
5. $11,103
6. $8,585
7. $6,982
8. $5,723
9. $4,578
10-12. $3,731
13-15. $2,930
16-18. $2,198
19-27. $1,648
28-36. $1,351
37-45. $1,099
46-54. $847