PokerStars NAPT Mohegan Sun Day 2

PokerStars.comPokerStars North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun started out Wednesday in Connecticut having a massive 716 poker players entering the main event.

443 players joined in

Day two of the tournament with a buy in of $5,000 witnessed 443 players come back to the tables and when the day ended this number were reduced to only 125. The cash bubble will break open early on today after 104 players are reached and then players are guaranteed at least $7,500 for their effort. For several of the remaining players this will not be a satisfactory prize, as a lot of the pros surely have their mind set on winning the 3rd title ever to be awarded on the North American Poker Tour. The winner will take home a first prize of $750,000, which will be an incredible payday even for the top poker pros left.

Many professional players remain

Many professional poker players still remain, who has a great opportunity to build their stack toward the final day and the big money. Going into day 3 the chip leader is Jordan Morgan that completed day 2 with 705,100 in chips to lead the field, but he will certainly get a lot of opposition in the top, since the second day of play gave room for many of the big names in poker in the top 10. Among players in the top 10 are top pros like Vanessa Selbst, that hangs on to 542,600 in chips, while both James Akenhead, Ryan D’Angelo, Lars Bonding and Sorel Mizzi are sitting on around 450,000 in chips.

The biggest name in poker Phil Ivey also made it to day 3 and is not far behind the leading players. Some other great players that will begin day 3 having a serious amount of chips are Peter Jetten, Cliff Josephy, Todd Terry, Matt Woodward, and Team PokerStars Canada pro Marcello del Grosso.

All of the poker players come back today at midday EDT and resume play at blind-levels 2,000-4,000 with a 400 ante with an average stack of 171,840 before the start of day three. We will of cause follow all of the action from the PokerStars North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun and bring you updates from day 3. So make sure to check in at Bonusriders tomorrow for the latest news.

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