The final nine have already sat down to start playing the final table of the World Series of Poker Circuit main event at Harrah's in Atlantic City. Alex Gomez starts with a big chip lead over the rest of the field after a tremendously successful end to Day 2 of the tournament.
After struggling through most of Day 2 with a low chip count, Gomez came from behind to surprise the remaining players at the end of the day and take over the chip lead.
His chip count of 1,051,000 is more than double his nearest competitor at the final table. John Racener was the closest to him with 224,000 in chips.
The chip count when play started at noon (EST) today was:
- Alex Gomez - 1,051,000
- John Racener - 224,000
- Ray Lin - 98,000
- Tam Ly - 97,000
- Rick Rossetti - 181,000
- Feming Chan - 179,000
- Michael Bernstein - 130,000
- Drew Gliem - 108,00
- Ken Goldin - 101,000
The players are guaranteed at least $23,000 now that they've made the final table. First place will pay out $368,000 plus a $10,000 seat to the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event.
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