2016 WSOP Main Event: Day 2C Winners And Losers

Day 2C of the 2016 WSOP Main Event is now in the bag with 1,416 players having survived from a starting field of 3,252 players. In total, this year’s Main Event attracted 6,737 hopefuls, and with all Day 2’s having been completed, just 2,176 players still remain in contention, who will now return to the action on Thursday hoping to take a step closer towards one of the event’s 1,011 paid money spots, as well as its ultimate top prize of $8 million.
Amongst the 1,836 players exiting the Main Event on Day 2C was a number of high-profile pros, headed by Phil Ivey, Fedor Holz, and Daniel Negreanu, who later tweeted:
“Busted the main event with 99 vs AQ. Stretched my chips as long as I could. Two days without cooperation from the deck and had to flip.”
Also busting their stacks on Day 2C was former Main Event champions Joe Hachem, Chris Moneymaker, Martin Jacobson, and Joe Cada. They were then joined on the rail by Ari Engel, Kathy Liebert, Allen Cunningham, Andre Akkari, Vanessa Rousso, John Juanda, Dan Smith, Byron Kaverman, Gavin Smith, Jason Koon, Cate Hall, Barry Greenstein, Erik Seidel, Scotty Nguyen, Loni Harwood, Daniel Alaei, Vitaly Lunkin, Jeff Madsen, Christian Harder, Mike Leah, Marvin Rettenmaier, and George Danzer.
The first and third highest chip counts at the end of day belonged to Brazilian players Gustavo Lopes (photo) on a 630,700 stack, and Rafael Moraes (571,900), with Italy’s Raffaele Castro (587,000) lying in second spot. The most notable player in the top 10, however, is Michael Mizrachi with 549,400 in chips.
Top 10 Stacks
Gustavo Lopes 630,700
Raffaele Castro 587,000
Rafael Moraes 571,900
Albert Daher 570,200
Michael Mizrachi 549,400
Samuel Roussy-Majeau 545,500
Kilian Kramer 513,800
Benjamin Vinson 503,600
Lorenzo Lavis 483,800
James Boettcher 468,300
Other notable pros with their WSOP aspirations still intact includes Ole Schemion (438,400), Dan Heimiller (402,000), Tony Dunst (388,300), Liv Boeree (364,400), Ryan Reiss (349,000), Olivier Busquets (269,500), Andrew Litchenberger (258,500), Ted Forrest (234,000), Cliff Josephy (196,000), Will Failla (191,000), Joe McKeehen (182,900), and Phil Hellmuth (82,300) to name but a few.
Day 3
The 2,176 survivors from Days 2AB and 2C will now enter a communal Day 3 today at 12pm at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

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