In about 90 minutes from now on, the third and final day of the £ 200 No Limit Hold'em partypoker WPT National London Accumulator gets underway at the Aspers Casino in Stratford. There are 24 players remaining and Laurence Essa is leading the field as only contender above one million thus far with 1,069,000 in chips. He is followed by Rahim Tadj-Saadat (921,000) and Christopher Yong (784,000).
Other notables include Kevin Allen (709,000), Jeraint "JJ" Hazan (625,000), 2014 WPT Nottingham winner and EPT 11 Deauville finalist Matas Cimbolas (589,000), day 1a chip leader Lucio Pacifico (537,000) and Darren Mapley (469,000). The event will resume at 2 p.m. UK time with level 21 at blinds 10,000-20,000 and a running ante of 3,000. The level duration increases to 60 minutes and action is guaranteed right from the restart with 10 players at 20 big blinds or less.
The event drew a total of 594 entries to generate a prize pool of £ 106,920. All remaining participants are guaranteed at least £ 895 for their efforts, but everyone has their eyes set on the first-place payout of £ 22,500 and the winner's trophy. As usual the PokerNews live reporting team will provide all crucial hands until the champion is crowned, so make sure to tune back in often and enjoy the show.
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