The starting field of 340 players has been cut down to 99 survivors on day 2 of the season X World Poker Tour Legends of Poker event at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardes, California.
Ken Aldrigde has taken the lead with 659,500 in chips, only 1,500 more than his closest competitor Cody Slaubaugh, who has taken the third place by the chip count on day 1a. The third place goes to Will “The Thrill” Failla with 550,500 in chips.
J.C. Tran, who has started the day with the chip lead, has lost almost 90,000 in chips, is now standing with 176,500. His food friend Nam Le unfortunately was not able to finish the day.
Out of the notable players who have advanced to day 3 were Allen Kessler, Ray Henson, Alec Torelli, Dan O’Brien, Gavin Smith and Dwyte Pilgrim. The most notable players who have hit the rail on day 2 were Ali Eslami, Scott Clements, Andy Frankenberger and Barry Greenstein.
Top ten by the chip count after day 2:
1st – Ken Aldridge – 659,500c
2nd – Cody Slaubaugh – 658,000c
3rd – Will “The Thrill” Failla – 550,500c
4th – Matt Berkey – 502,000c
5th – Tom Braband – 482,000c
6th – Saifuddin Ahmad – 465,000c
7th – David Tuthill – 464,000c
8th – Ray Henson – 454,500c
9th – James Carroll – 450,000c
10th – Brent Hanks – 430,000c