Welcome to Day 2 of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Event #19: $50,000 7-Handed, where Canadian Sam Greenwood leads a field of 12 remaining high stakes players in search of the title at the beautiful Baha Mar Resort in The Bahamas.
That field is likely to grow today as late registration and re-entries remain open until the end of the third level of play. Greenwood holds an advantage over a list of prominent poker names including Fedor Holz, who at one point reached the 500,000 chip mark before bagging 256,000 to round out the top five.
Full Field Chip Counts
|Place||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|2||Dan Smith||United States||289,000||72|
|4||Jonathan Jaffe||United States||285,000||71|
|6||Conor Beresford||United Kingdom||233,000||58|
|7||Sean Winter||United States||222,000||55|
Greenwood is followed closely by Dan Smith, Mikita Badziakouski and Jonathan Jaffe entering the final day of action.
Others in the mix include Conor Beresford, Sean Winter, Daniel Dvoress and Michael Addamo. Addamo battled back from a short stack of less than 30,000 chips to finish with 220,000 after the opening nine levels. Juan Pardo, Christoph Vogelsang and Kannapong Thanarattrakul round out the field heading into Day 2.
Play will resume on Level 10 with blinds of 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 big blind ante. The late registration and re-entry period will remain open until the end of Level 12 and levels will be 30 minutes in length, with a scheduled 20-minute break every four levels of action.
New entries will begin with a stack 150,000 chips and four time bank cards. One additional time bank will be added at the start of each even-numbered level (10, 12, 14, 16, etc). The shot clock will remain in play with 20 seconds to act preflop while registration is open, and 30 seconds to act preflop once closed. All later streets will continue to be 30 seconds in length throughout the tournament.
Stick with the PokerNews team full coverage as the field plays down to crowning the latest PCA champion tonight.