Whoa whoa whoa what’s going on here? Is this turning out to be The Year of the WomanTM?
Gaelle Baumann, a woman, leads the 2012 WSOP Main Event.
The Frenchlady ended Day 2A stacked at 505,800. She’s followed by Mark Demirdjian with 499,900.
Baumann is a relative newcomer to the scene, with one previous WSOP cash.
Other notable big stacks include the in-third-overall Shaun Deeb (460,900), Vanessa Selbst, a woman (350,400), Jason Somerville (332,700), Eugene Katchalov (330,900), Gavin Smith (279,100), Daniel Negreanu (277,200), Maria Ho, a woman (198,500), Eric Baldwin (182,600), and Dan Harrington (138,500).
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