Papola and Wice lead final 15 players in $1,500 NLHE

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 08, 2011 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

After a frenetic pace to start Day 2 of the $1,500 No Limit Holdem 6-Max tournament at the 2011 World Series of Poker, virtually all of the notable names amongst the 188 players that began the day had been eliminated. But the two big names that did survive the elimination-fest managed to finish #1 and #2 on the leader-board: Jeffrey Papola and Alexander Wice.

Joining Wice and Papola as the only “name” players left in the tournament is Scottish poker pro David Vamplew, who is hell bent on keeping the UK hot streak intact –With Jake Cody and Matt Perrins already wearing 2011 WSOP bracelets and what looks to be another bracelet ready to go around the wrist of a UK player in the $1k NLHE tournament today.

Here is a look at the chip counts of the remaining 15 players in the tournament:

1. Jeffrey Papola — 1,088,000

2. Alexander Wice — 1,013,000

3. George Jalkotzy — 849,000

4. Eddie Blumenthal — 808,000

5. David Vamplew — 698,000

6. Ryan Welch — 682,000

7. Ravi Raghavan — 592,000

8. Anthony Spinella — 517,000

9. Efren Garcia — 511,000

10. Sean Grover — 492,000

11. Darren Wong — 395,000

12. Joshua Mullen — 377,000

13. Bryan Colin — 301,000

14. Geffrey Klein — 236,000

15. Michael Hauptman — 139,000

Among the players hitting the rail on Tuesday, but making the money, were: Mohsin Charania, Steve Gross, Marvin Rettenmaier, Matt Stout, Amit Makhija, Greg Mueller, Zach Clark, Ali Eslami, Nacho Barbero, Melanie Weisner, Victor Ramdin, Grant Hinkle, Alex Kamberis, Erica Schoenberg, Peter Jetten, Randall Flowers, Bill Chen, Cliff Josephy, and Kurt Jewell.

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