Event #48: $1,500 No-Limit Hold ‘em Monster Stack of WSOP2018 drew a massive field with 6,260 entries over 2 different starting flights. The action can be described as intense because the event saw some quick eliminations with only 257 entering Day 3 of the event. Headlining Team India’s impressive run was Aditya Agarwal. He stormed into Day 3 as one of the chip leaders with a huge stack of 1,100,000. Among other Indians who entered Day 3 included the two-time bracelet winner Nipun Java who got 101,000 in chips and Shyam Srinivasan who bagged 550,000 in chips.
The play for Day 3 in the Amazon room kicked off with 257 survivors. However, this number reduced quickly, and after 10 hours, just 29 remained in the field. Among some popular players who exited on Day 3 included the likes of Almedin Imsirovic, five-time WSOP ring winner Kurt Jewell, bracelet winner Tyler Patterson, and start-of-day big stack Jimmy Guerrero. James Stewart, who came into play with over a million chips, exited in 100th place for $6,794. Indian origin US player Nipun Java who began the day with 101,000 in chips exited in 126th place cashing for $6,794.
India’s Aditya Agarwal and Indian origin Canadian player Shyam Srinivasan are still in the mix and will be returning for Day 4 play along with the remaining 29 players. Agarwal is sitting on 23rd position with 1,680,000 in chips with the current payout of $35,819 for 23rd place. This is going to become his highest score of WSOP 2018 for Agarwal and he will double his winnings in the series. However, he will certainly be eyeing on the first-place prize of $1,037,451 and the gold bracelet.
The $1,500 NLH Monster Stack is turning out to be a great event for Shyam Srinivasan. He holds a bigger stack than Agarwal with 2,750,000 in chips and is placed 14th among the remaining 29 at the current payout of $56,551. Indian origin Nipun Java is no longer among the survivors as he already exited the tournament cashing out in 126th in the tournament for $6,794 in prizemoney.
Vitor Rangel from the US leads the 29 survivors for Day 4 of Event #48: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em MONSTER STACK. He is followed by James Carroll with 8,165,000. Harald Sammer is 3rd in chips with 7,170,000. They all will be returning for the final day to battle it out for the $1,037,451 first-place prize and much coveted WSOP gold bracelet.
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