Asher Conniff Leads Final 12 into 2018/19 WSOP Circuit Bally’s Las Vegas $1,700 Main Event Day 3

The second day of the WSOP Circuit Bally’s Las Vegas Main Event was brought to an end mere hours ago, with Asher Conniff proceeding as a chip leader to the last day of the event.

As a matter of fact, Day 2 of the $1,700 Main Event saw great progress for Conniff, who was just outside the top 20 players at the beginning of the day. After only ten levels of play, the player managed to boost his chip stack to 3,030,000, entering the third and final day of the event as a chip leader. Conniff is to be looking to win his first WSOP Circuit gold ring and is to now enter the last day of the Main Event on top of the 12-player pack who survived the competition of the two previous days.

The $1,700 Main Event of this year’s edition of the WSOP Circuit which currently takes place at the Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino attracted a total of 607 entries after the two starting flights of the tournament. The players accounted for an overall prize pool amounting to $919,605. only 117 players of these 607 entries managed to reach the second day of the event, and now, only 12 players are to return to take their seats at the Final Day of the tournament.

Conniff is to be seeking to grab his first WSOP Circuit gold ring and boost his total live earnings. For the time being, his live poker career winnings exceed 2,080,000, while his best live cash so far is worth $973,683.

Only 12 Players to Proceed to the Final Day of the Main Event

As mentioned above, Asher Conniff is heading to the final day of the event as a chip leader, with 3,030,000 in his possession. He is currently followed by Justin Young, with 2,520,000 in chips, and Stanley Webb, with a chip stack of 2,325,000.

Currently, James Fricker and Daniel Park are at the bottom of the pack, with 695,000 and 555,000, respectively.

The second day of the $1,700 Main Event saw a large number of WSOP bracelet and circuit ring winners to take part in the gameplay. Not all of them, however, managed to finish in the money, but among the ones who are to receive a cash portion of the $919,605 prize pool were Ankush Mandavia, Tony Dunst, Chris Leong and Rob Kuhn. Of course, there were some notables who were eliminated early, including Ari Engel, Eddy Sabat, Aaron Massey, Scott Clements, etc.

The 2018/19 WSOP Circuit Bally’s Las Vegas $1,700 Main Event started on March 29th and had two starting flights. The gameplay of the third and final day of the Main Event is set to start at noon today and will continue until a winner is determined.

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Harry Evans

Harry Evans

Harry Evans is a long-year journalist with a passion for poker. Apart from a good game of poker, he loves to write which is why he spent several years as an editor of a local news magazine.
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