The second day of the €4,000 + €250 Main Event of the Masters Classics of Poker saw the field of 298 entries reduced to only 36 players and Jason Wheeler was eliminated in 37th place to become the last player to leave empty handed. All remaining contenders for the title in the Holland Casino in Amsterdam have €5,901 guaranteed for their efforts and Clyde Tjauw Foe is leading the chip counts with 658,800 closely followed by [Removed:17] with 640,700.
The last three Main Event champions all made it in the money with 2011 winner David Boyaciyan in third place (582,600), Ole Schemion in sixth place (425,800) and aforementioned Boeken in 12th place (279,100). Other big stacks include Andrew Chen (434,200), 2011 runner-up Jussi Nevanlinna (402,200) and Dennis Lavrijssen (384,100).
Marvin Rettenmaier, Andrea Dato, Aaron Lim and Steven van Zadelhoff are among the shorter stacks when the action resumes in level 16 at blinds 2,000-4,000 / ante 500. As of Day 3 and also on tomorrow's final day, the levels last 90 minutes and play continues until the final table of the last 10 has been determined. The PokerNews live reporting team will be there to provide all the action from the tables as of 14:00 local time.