Esfandiari leads after Day 3 of WPT Five Diamond Main Event

Rate this Topic

Displaying #1-1 of 1 total posts
136886 Nibs: 326
Member Since: Oct 11th 2010
Posted on Dec 6th 2010  -  Subject: Esfandiari leads after Day 3 of WPT Five Diamond Main Event

Antonio Esfandiari, with a late surge in Day 3, continues as the chip leader in the WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic Main Event at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.  Esfandiari leads with 1.082 million with 54 players remaining.  He is hoping to secure his second WPT title on Wednesday, which is his 32nd birthday.

The money bubble burst on Day 3 with 100 players left. Notable players that made the money but bust before the end of Day 3 included Phil Ivey, Jason Mercier, and Johnny Chan.


Top 10 in chips:

Antonio Esfandiari 1,082,500
Doug Lee 702,500
Vanessa Rousso 694,000
Freddy Deeb 654,000
Nicholas Phillips 559,000
Jerry Young 550,000
Ray Dehkharghani 522,000
Charles Caris 512,000
Bryn Kenney 458,000
Kianoosh Mohajeri 452,000

Other notable players remaining in the drive for the title:

Jon Little 449,000
Doyle Brunson 446,000
Sorel Mizzi 436,500
Kirk Morrison 430,500
Winfred Yu 329,000
Marco Traniello 315,000
Thor Hansen 309,500
Amit Makhija 287,000
Andrew Robl 237,000
John Racener 137,000
David Sklansky 90,500
Jeff Shulman 56,500

Play resumes Monday at noon PST.

Are You Poker Curious?
Displaying #1-1 of 1 total posts