First place will pay out $1,530,537, down from its peak in 2007 when Carlos Mortensen won $3,970,415.
All of that aside, current WPT POY leader Faraz Jaka is looking to shore up that title. He ended Day 2 as chip leader, stacked at 597,100. He’s trailed by Shawn Buchanan (596,600) and Justin Bonomo (503,600).
Other notable big stacks include Brandon Cantu (489,000), David Williams (363,300), Yevgeniy Timoshenko (279,400), and the aforementioned Carlos Mortensen (261,100).
Only 98 remain. Follow the action starting at 3pm ET here.
In semi-related news, at post-time 17 remain at the EPT San Remo. Allan Bække leads with 3,483,000. Liv Boeree remains with 1,337,000. Follow here.