Smith, Mizrachi Still Grinding Field at
WPT World Poker Open

The rich kept getting richer during Day 2 play at the WPT 2006 World Poker Open in Tunica, as Gavin Smith and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi continued building their big stacks.

Smith, who was second overall after Day 1, and Mizrachi, who was third, each moved up a spot by the end of Day 2.  Smith leads the 52 remaining with 394,000.  The Grinder is second with 355,500.

Day 1 chip leader Dale Morrow didn’t slip much, as he’s stacked at 272,000 for fifth overall.

Other notables include:  8) Scotty Nguyen – 218,400, 11) Josh Arieh – 197,600, 13) Chad Brown – 195,000, 37) Allen Kessler – 65,900, and 41) Barry Shulman – 59,100.

Check out Poker Wire throughout the day for updated chip counts.


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