2014 World Series of Poker

Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em
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A Champion Shall Be Crowned in Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Matt Salsberg is among the final 20 competing for a bracelet.
Matt Salsberg is among the final 20 competing for a bracelet.

Two days ago, Event #29: $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em of the 2014 World Series of Poker began with 1,165 players, which created a prize pool of $2,650,375. Today just 20 of them remain in contention for the gold bracelet and $536,768 first-place prize.

The man best positioned to make a run at the title is Jamie Armstrong, who ended Day 2 with a tournament-leading stack of 765,000. Hot on Armstrong’s heels was Barry Hutter, who has been among the chip leaders since this tournament started. Hutter will begin Day 3 with 731,000 chips.

Other big stacks and notables included Chris Johnson (665,000), Sam Cohen (654,000), Rep Porter (463,000), Matt Salsberg (447,000), David Benefield, (355,000), Justin Oliver (284,000), and William Reynolds (223,000).

Action is set to get underway at 1 p.m. local time, which about an hour from now. The plan is to play down to a winner, and of course the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be there every step of the way to bring you all the action and eliminations. Stay tuned to see who will be crowned the next bracelet winner of the 2014 WSOP!

4461Chris Johnson665,000
4462William Reynolds223,000
4463Joseph Brattole181,000
4464David Benefield432,000
4467Thad Mcnulty520,000
4469Scott Davies474,000
4491Andy Phan603,000
4493Jamie Armstrong765,000
4495Justin Kindred260,000
4496Sam Cohen654,000
4497Pierre Milan273,000
4498Daniel Laming561,000
4499Richard Kirsch315,000
4502Rep Porter463,000
4503Matt Salsberg447,000
4504Yong Lu474,000
4505Justin Oliver284,000
4506Marius Pospiech249,000
4507Grayson Nichols167,000
4509Barry Hutter731,000