Day 2 of Event #7: $1,500 Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better in the 2022 World Series Of Poker (WSOP) concluded with 26 survivors in contention. Amnon Filippi is leading with 3,000,000 chips. Right after him is Paul Zappulla who has 2,090,000 chips at his disposal. The final 26 contenders finished bagging and tagging at the end of Day 2 and will return to play at 3 PM (3.30 AM IST, Monday) the following day. Once Day 3 begins it would be interesting to see how the play unfolds to ultimately crown a winner at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.
Filippi is a New York-based poker player. As per Hendon Mob, he is on the 37th spot in New York, USA’s all-time money list. This player has $3,401,694 in total live earnings. Filippi’s biggest live cash came when he finished fourth in the $50,000 World Championship H.O.R.S.E event at the 2007 WSOP for $586,080. Coming back to the current Omaha game, the play for Day 2 concluded at Level 26 when the blinds were 40,000/80,000.
At the end of Day 1 of the event, Yehuda Buchalter was the chip lead with 261,500 chips. Amnon Filippi was the second chip lead with a stack of 205,000 chips. While he was leading at the end of Day 1 he could not make it to the top 26 on Day 2. This event had a prize pool of $1,451,154 and several notables were grinding in this event, namely Van Law, David Flores, Phil Hellmuth, Shaun Deeb and Benny Glaser.
The top 164 players will get paid and the min-cash for this tourney is set at $2,400. The player who ships this event can take home a massive $252,718 in prize money. This event attracted a record-breaking 1,087 entries in total while a total of 413 entries made it to Day 2.
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