stevie444 Leads WSOP $10K Stud Hi-Lo With 11 Left, Negreanu Also Alive


Eleven players remain in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. Owning a healthy lead is PocketFiver Stephen stevie444 Chidwick (pictured), who will return to Sunday’s finale with a stack of 808,000 in chips, 250,000 more than the next closest person.

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This will be Chidwick’s third cash of the 2015 WSOP. He finished seventh in the $10,000 Razz Championship has $1.3 million in career WSOP winnings. He owns $4.3 million in online MTT winnings to boot, including a pair of scores of over $100,000.

Speaking of Razz, Max Pescatori is in second place in the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship with 549,000 in chips and is fresh off winning a bracelet in a $1,500 Razz event a few weeks back. He has two top-ten finishes this year in Las Vegas and could become the second person to win multiple 2015 WSOP bracelets, joining Brian Stinger885 Hastings.

Daniel Negreanu (pictured) is still alive in this event as well and has a stack of 252,000 entering Sunday’s restart. Negreanu already has six WSOP bracelets, the most recent of which came in Europe in 2013. He has an amazing $14.6 million in career WSOP winnings and one Circuit ring in his only Circuit cash. Negreanu is #2 on the WPT’s all-time money list at $5.7 million.

Yuval yuvee04Bronshtein has the tenth largest stack at 130,000. He Tweeted on Saturday, “On to Day 3 in @WSOP $10k Stud Hi/Lo Championship! I’m in 10th out of the remaining 11 players, but anything can happen tomorrow!” He has one Circuit ring, which he earned earlier this year in New Orleans. Bronshtein won two FTOPS events in one night in 2008.

When play paused for the night, the limits were 10,000-20,000 with a bring-in of 3,000 and an ante of 2,000. Here’s how the field looks:

1. Stephen stevie444Chidwick – 808,000
2. Max Pescatori – 549,000
3. Gary Benson – 421,000
4. Alan Ledford – 267,000
5. Daniel Negreanu – 252,000
6. Thomas Butzhammer – 250,000
7. Aleksandr Denisov – 242,000
8. Phillip KungPhui Hui – 190,000
9. Yehuda Buchalter – 130,000
10. Yuval yuvee04Bronshtein – 130,000
11. Richard Sklar – 100,000

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