Championship Day 1B: Albert Knafo Leads the Field at the Break with 151,700

$3,500 WPT LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 3:  200/400 with a 400 ante
Day 1B Entries:  685

Albert Knafo
Chipleader Albert Knafo

The players returned from break to begin Level 3, with increased blinds of 200-400 with a big blind ante of 400.

The tournament clock shows 685 entries so far here on Day 1B, for a two-day total of 1,578. Registration remains open with unlimited re-entries until the start of Level 9, around 9:15 pm. The total prizepool is already worth more than $5.04 million.

A scan of the field during the break turned up three players with at least 120K in chips, creating an unofficial leaderboard:

1.  Albert Knafo  –  151,700  (379 bb)
2.  Aaron Chien  –  131,100  (328 bb)
3.  Dominick Sannino  –  126,700  (317 bb)

There will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 6, around 5:30 pm, and action is scheduled to continue tonight until the end of Level 10, around 11:15 pm.