Day 1a chip leader Cong Pham emerged supreme yet again as he lead the final 36 players at the WPT Borgata Poker Open as Day 3 ended at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City here today. A total of 174 players returned from day 2 with Raj Vohra in chip lead and Cong Pham sat in the top 10 stacks. But as Day 3 ended, he winded up with a top stack of 2,548,000 and a great chance to make the six-handed final table.
The WPT Borgata Poker Open which kicked off on 15th September saw two flights of Day 1 where more than 1100 players joined the action. Day 2 saw the competition trim to 174 and after a long day 3, only 36 final players stood with the money bubble burst at 110 place.
Some top stacks include David Johnston (2,050,000), David Randall (2,020,000), and Vanessa Selbst (1,739,000). Other notable poker players still in contention include Raj Vohra, Cliff Josephy, Billy Pilossoph, Alexander Rocha, Richard Tatalovich, and Matt Glantz.Some players who exit today but finished in the money included Mark Rose (37th), Paul Volpe (39th), Matt Salsberg (46th), Bobby Oboodi (47th), Amir Babakhani (51st), Tyler Patterson (53rd), Jonathan Little (59th), and Daniel Buzgon (60th).
Day 4 will begin in a couple of hours and by the time action winds up for the day, the six handed final table would be formed. It waits to be seen if Cong Pham will make it to the WPT Borgata Poker Open final or no. Or maybe a female can capture this title this time as Vanessa Selbst sits pretty in fifth position in chip strength. Keep watching this space for all the action as Day 4 starts at WPT Borgata Poker Open.