Championship: Josh Kay Leads the Field at the Break with 985,000

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure | Payouts
Level 15:  3,000/6,000 with a 6,000 ante
Players Remaining:  270 of 1,982

Josh Kay
Josh Kay

The players returned from their second break of the day to begin Level 15, with increased blinds of 3,000-6,000 and a big blind ante of 6,000.

With about 270 players remaining from a field of 1,982, the average chip stack is about 294,000 (49 big blinds). The final 248 players will finish in the money, earning at least $6,275 each.

A scan of the field during the break turned up five players with at least 800K in chips, creating an unofficial leaderboard:

1.  Josh Kay  –  985,000  (164 bb)
2.  Jake Ferro  –  910,000  (152 bb)
3.  Shannon Shorr  –  879,000  (147 bb)
4.  Bin Weng  –  846,000  (141 bb)
5.  Chris Moorman  –  800,000  (133 bb)

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 16 (about 6:35 pm), and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 20, around 12:20 am.