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Bryan Piccioli, Dan Colman Lead Final 251 in WSOP Main Event
Las Vegas-based poker pro Bryan Piccioli is the chip leader in the 2016 WSOP Main Event after a busy Day 4 that saw the field reduced to just 251 players.
Piccioli ended the day with 4 million chips to top the field.
Right behind Piccioli is none other than former Big One for One Drop winner Dan Colman who finished with 3.7 million.
Colman spent much of the day at one of the toughest tables, which also included Brandon Adams, Griffin Benger and Todd Brunson.
Here’s a look at the top 10 chip counts at the end of play according to WSOP.com:
1. Bryan Piccioli - 4,026,000
2. Daniel Colman - 3,711,000
3. Thomas Miller - 3,684,000
4. Pierre Merlin - 3,396,000
5. Farhad Jamasi - 3,380,000
6. Goran Mandic - 3,216,000
7. Adi Abugazal - 3,180,000
8. Daniel Zack - 3,085,000
9. Melanie Weisner - 3,078,000
10. Tom Middleton - 3,025,000
Wigg, Boeree Fall Early; Weisner, Ho Survive
The eliminations came fast on Day 4 as hundreds made their way to the payout booth in the first couple levels.
Liv Boeree, Anton Wigg, Gavin Griffin, Peter Eichhardt and Matt Matros were among the early bustouts.
As the night went on Ryan Riess, Doug Kim, David Vamplew, Ashton Griffin and Ivan Luca followed them to the rail in the later portion of the day.
Steve O’Dwyer was one of the very last players to bust on the day as he had the misfortune of shoving K-8 into Carlton Tartar’s pocket eights.
There are plenty of big names in the field, however, including Melanie Weisner (3,078,000), Tom Middleton (3,025,000), Jared Bleznick (2,568,000), Griffin Benger (2,400,000), Tom Marchese (2,108,000), Gaelle Baumann (1,724,000), Marc-Andre Ladouceur (1,245,000) and Maria Ho (691,000).
Action is set to resume in the 2016 WSOP Main Event at noon tomorrow. You can follow along via PokerListings on-demand live updates.