Jeff Vertes has outplaed the 99 players starting on day 3 of the season X World Poker Tour Legends of Poker event at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardes, California, being able to accumulate a massive stack of 2,712,000, thus being the only one with more than two million in chips.
James Carroll is behind him in the second place by the chip count with 1,9 million in chips, followed by David Daneshgar in the third place with 1,85 million in chips. The chip leader of day 2 Ken Aldridge was also able to gain more chips, being in the sixth place with 1,541,000 in chips and Will “The Thrill” Failla is right behind him with 1,450,000.
The unfortunate title of the tournaments bubble boy went to Joe Ressler, who was eliminated in the 82nd place. All of the players who survived the money bubble went home with at least $7,000 in their pockets.
Only 21 players have survived the day and will continue to day 4 when the final table will be set. Everyone of them will go home with at least $14,315 in their pockets.
Top ten by the chip count after day 3:
1st – Jeff Vertes – 2,712,000c
2nd – James Carroll – 1,900,000c
3rd – David Daneshgar – 1,850,000c
4th – Joshua Pollock – 1,645,000c
5th – Mike Eskandari – 1,597,000c
6th – Ken Aldridge – 1,541,000c
7th – Will “The Thrill” Failla – 1,450,000c
8th – Shawn Buchanan – 1,343,000c
9th – Owais Ahmed – 1,134,000c
10th – Adam Aronson – 1,082,000c