Two days ago, it was looking promising.
We had celeb star power:
We had great nicknames: Nordberg,
Today…we don’t have much to show for it.
Of the well-known pros, the only survivor is Lee Watkinson. A great player, respected, well-liked guy for sure, but not quite the stature of Dan Harrington, Mike Matusow, and
That’s not to say a new star like
And we suppose that it is interesting that the final table has two guy’s named Lee, none of which are Asian, and two Asians, none of which are named Lee. But that’s about all we got.
The chip leader heading into final table play is Philip Hilm from Denmark, stacked at 22,070,000. He has three cashes in his career totaling $157,415. Hilm is trailed by Tuan Lam of Ontario, Canada. Lam has two previous tournament cashes totaling just over 10 grand. He’s stacked at 21,315,000.
The aforementioned Watkinson is sixth overall, bringing 9,925,000 to final table play. And Rain Khan is seventh, stacked at 9,205,000. Both clearly have some work to do.
Today is an off-day. Final table plays begins Tuesday at noon.