WSOP 2012 Day 2C: Main Event Winners And Losers

WSOP 2012 Day 2C: Main Event Winners And LosersDay 2c of the 2012 WSOP Main Event got underway with 2,300 survivors from Day 1c hoping to make it through to a communal Day 3. Ten hours of action later and roughly 900 competitors remained with many big names and past Main Event winners hitting the deck by the day’s end.
Losers
Amongst the notables exiting the tournament on Day 2c was Joe Cada, Jamie Gold, Doyle Brunson, Tom McEvoy, Gus Hansen, Viktor Blom, David Sands, Michael Mizrachi, Matt Jarvis, Jennifer Harman, Melanie Weisner, Andy Frankenberger, Prahlad Friedman, Tom Marchese, Scott Clements, Ted Forrest, Dan Kelly and Jennifer Tilly.
Phil Ivey also found himself on the rail within the first hour of play, having started Day 2c with a short stack of just 11k (22bb) before slipping further and getting it in with pocket 2’s. Nick DiVella made the call with A-10 and soon after the board ran out A-10-8-6-8 to end Ivey’s 2012 WSOP campaign.
Winners
Amongst those players thriving on the day was Michael Hack (photo right), who bagged up around 457k as the chip leader, followed close behind by Marco Bognanni (452,100), with start of the day chip leader Randy Haddox continuing his run and finishing with an impressive 407,300 stack.
Notable names also through to Day 3 include Jake Cody, Sam Holden, Joseph Cheong, Ben Lamb, Pius Heinz, Marvin Rettenmaier, John Juanda, Phil Galfond, Antonio Esfandiari, Johnny Chan, Freddy Deeb, Sorel Mizzi, John Racener, Chris Moorman and Will Failla.
In addition, Jason Mercier who started the day with a severely depleted 17k stack managed to survive the day and now advances to Day 3 with 100,700 in chips.
There are now 1,783 competitors remaining in the Main Event with Frenchwoman Gaelle Baumann (505,800) still the chip leader. A total of 666 players will earn payouts worth a minimum of $19,227 with $8,527,982 going to the eventual winner.
The players will return to the action to begin Day 3 starting noon Las Vegas time today.

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