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50TH WSOP MAIN EVENT: CAMPANELLO OUT, KORNUTH STILL HEALTHY

Day 5 of the 50th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event begins today at noon Pacific Time, with RunGood Ambassador Chance Kornuth entering the day with 1,221,000 chips. Kornuth is a two-time WSOP bracelet winner with championship titles from the EPT, Aussie Millions, Bellagio Cup, and WPT, as well as final table appearances at the PCA, Aria High Roller, and HPT. The average stack at this stage of the tournament is 1,452,373 chips and the blinds will start at 12,000/24,000 with a 24,000 ante.

RunGood Ambassador Bryan Campanello, who bagged the overall chip lead on Day 1A, lost a coinflip to exit on Day 4. Campanello three-bet shoved for 263,000 chips with A♥T♠; the original raiser called and tabled 8♥8♦. The board ran out A♣8♠4♦6♥T♣, giving Campanello two pair against his opponent's set of eights. Campanello exited in 435th place and collected $30,780 in prize money.

Other RGPS regulars in the field include Michael Lech (1,383,000), Will Berry (639,000), and Brady Bullard (3,430,000).

Live coverage of the event is being provided by PokerNews.com, with portions being broadcast (on a 30-minute time delay) by PokerGO and ESPN. See the image above for the broadcast schedule.

While the Main Event plays on, the Little One for One Drop enters Day 3 of its run, with RG Ambassador Lexy Gavin in the field with an above-average stack of 1,100,000. This will make Gavin's tenth cash of the summer.

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RunGood Ambassadors at the 50th Annual WSOP


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The 50th Annual World Series of Poker Main Event is in full sprint in Las Vegas, Nevada with RunGood Ambassador Bryan Campanello bagging up the Day 1A chip lead with 417,500. With nearly all of the RunGood team in Vegas competing for bracelets, we thought it might be fun to highlight a few.

Chris Conrad - Twitter: @fsuconrad

Chris Conrad made the trek from Peachtree City, Georgia to Las Vegas for his first event of the summer, the $500 BIG 50 NLH, only to find himself playing in a storage room. Unfazed, he went out 1,130th out of a field of 28,371. Conrad went on to make the final table of the $1K PLO event, going out in seventh. The two-time WSOPC ring winner has accumulated $750,198 in lifetime WSOP/WSOPC winnings, with his first final table of the summer adding $31,130 to that total.

Sidenote: There are a handful of players at this summer's WSOP named Chris Conrad. For the record, the WSOP database has the RG Ambassador listed as Christopher Conrad. (In other words, the Chris Conrad who busted on Day 1A of the Main Event was someone else.)

Lexy Gavin - Twitter: @ChipTrick11

Lexy Gavin of Long Beach, New York is one of the latest additions to the RG team. Best known for her work as the VP of marketing for the non-profit organization Charity Series of Poker, Gavin has claimed $107,811 in WSOP/WSOPC prize money. While her WSOP resume only goes back to 2015, she has been tearing through the fields this summer with eight cashes for a combined $40,146 in winnings. Her best finish was a final table appearance at the $1K NLH Ladies event. She also spent some time on the feature table during Day 1A of the Main Event, broadcast on ESPN2. Unfortunately, Gavin's good run didn't extend to the Main Event as she busted before the bags came out.

Ray Henson - Twitter: @ray_henson

Houston, Texas resident Ray Henson is no stranger to Vegas summers. He earned a payday of $308,761 back in 2015 for finishing third in the $565 Colossus NLH event, but not even that is his biggest lifetime cash. Henson just missed a Main Event final table in 2007 when he went out twelfth, collecting a consolation prize of $476,926. In all, Henson holds four WSOPC championship rings for a combined $1,848,377 in WSOP/WSOPC tournament winnings, but a bracelet is still on his bucket list.

Henson is once again grinding it out on the desert felt this summer, with an impressive seven cashes and $27,901 in combined winnings.

Chance Kornuth - Twitter: @ChancesCards

RunGood Ambassaor and Chip Leader Coaching co-founder Chance Kornuth started off his summer with a splash, finishing sixth for $251,128 in the $50K NLH High Roller, but he bested that with a fourth-place finish in the $10K Short Deck NLH event just three days later. Kornuth pulled in a handful of smaller cashes in June, and will be looking for another deep run in the Main Event.

The two-time bracelet winner has collected $1,841,465 in WSOP events going back to 2010.


As the Main Event of the WSOP in Las Vegas progresses, we'll bring you further updates on the RunGood Ambassadors who reach Day 2 and beyond.

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