Day 2 has come to an end in the second $1,000 tournament of the series. Today we started with 446 hopefuls, 324 of which would make the money. The money bubble came and went, and so did many of the players. 3,042 players entered the event but now we are left with only 56. Players are set to return tomorrow for Day 3 at 2:30 pm local time.
The field was reduced dramatically today, losing some big names along the way. John "The Razor" Phan, "Miami" John Cernuto, Kelly Kim, Bill Chen and Vitaly Lunkin are just some of the pros who didn't survive. On the other hand, Jared Hamby, Andy Black, Burt Boutin, and Ylon Schwartz are all in contention for the bracelet.
Our chip leader heading into Day 3 appears to be Matt Vance with 547,000. There are a number of other players who have the chips to go the distance including: Christopher Brammer (518,000), Daniel Carter (417,000),Daniel Thomas (210,000) and Nick Guagerti (191,000), just to name a few.
Check back tomorrow for the latest updates as we play down to a final table.