Benjamin Zamani Headlines 2016 CPPT Wynn Main Event Heading Into The Final Day
20 Players Remain To Battle For The $150,662 First-Place Prize
A total of 499 entries were made in the 2016 Card Player Poker Tour Wynn $1,600 no-limit hold’em main event, easily surpassing the $500,000 guarantee to build a total prize pool of $726,045. Now only 20 players remain to battle it out for the title, the trophy and the top prize of $150,662.
156 players returned on day 2, but only the top 50 made the money. The remaining 20 are all now guaranteed at least a $5,445 payday.
The chip leader going into the final day is Christopher Stephan, who has lead this event from day 1A on. Stephan will enter the final day with 1,398,000.
Notable players still in contention with plenty of chips include 2015 Card Player Player of the Year sixth-place finisher Benjamin Zamani (1,000,000), WSOP bracelet winner Jared Hamby (950,000), Justin Young (629,000), Shawn Sheikhan (552,000) and David Levi (423,000).
Play will resume at noon local time on Tuesday, March 15th. You can follow along with the action right here on CardPlayer.com as we play down to a champion in the 2016 CPPT Wynn$1,600 no-limit hold’em main event.
Here is a look at the chip counts for the remaining players:
|1||A Poker Life: Mike Shariati|
|2||Martin Kozlov Wins WSOP $10K Six-Max NLH Event|
|3||EPT Champ Chorny Files Suit Over Failed Business|
|4||George Danzer Wins WSOP $10K Stud 8/ob Event|
|5||Towner Wins 2016 WSOP $1,500 Monster Stack|
|6||Final Table Set At CPPT bestbet Jacksonville Main Event|
|7||Michael Gathy Wins His Third WSOP Bracelet|
|8||Dejuante Alexander Wins Hollywood Poker Open Championship|
|9||Mateos Wins 2016 WSOP $1,500 Summer Solstice|
|10||Phillip McAllister Wins WSOP $3K NLHE Shootout|
|1||Selbst Could Owe Mercier $1.8M In Controversial Bet|
|2||Disgraced Poker Player Returns To The WSOP|
|3||Jason Mercier Close To Bracelet No. 3|
|4||Lederer Follows Ferguson, Makes Return To WSOP|
|5||Rainer Kempe Wins 2016 Super High Roller Bowl|
|6||Dan Bilzerian: Kevin Hart Is Terrible At Poker|
|7||Jason Mercier Wins His Second Bracelet Of 2016 WSOP|
|8||2016 WSOP Colossus II Draws 21,613 Entries|
|9||NFL Player Busts WSOP Main Event Champion|
|10||A Poker Life: Cate Hall|