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WSOP 2011 Main Event Chip Counts

Posted by Andy on July 14, 2011 at 11:07 BST

wsop 2011The Main Event at the 42nd World Series of Poker (WSOP) of 2011 had a rest day last night, with Day 3 resuming today (Thursday) and 1,866 players still in which a chance of making history and leaving Vegas in November with the coveted Main Event bracelet and $8,711,956.

Ben Lamb, who has enjoyed a stunning series, with one Championship victory and two final table finishes in this year´s events, leads the way with 551,600 chips and is hotly pursued by compatriot Kevin Saul (542,200 chips) and Russian Aleksandr Mozhnyakov (478,600 chips). But what of the UK poker players?

With only 288 entrants from the UK and a further 35 from Ireland, a total of 79 UK (and Ireland) poker players will take their places at the virtual felt on Thursday evening. Top UK performer to date is Ashley Mason from York and with blinds starting at 800/1,600 (Ante 200) when play recommences, the majority of the “July 79” are still in with a good shout.

The July 79

Player Chips
23 Ashley Mason 325,900
46 Tom Carpenter 293,000
48 Mathew Frankland 289,900
96 Neil MacFayden 249,000
121 Darren Woods 236,000
132 Samuel Holden 230,000
154 Scott Shelley 223,200
215 Laurence Houghton 199,000
248 Nicholas Heather (IRE) 189,900
250 Rupert Elder 188,300
266 Christopher Brammer 185,000
307 Sunny Chattha 175,000
318 Tom MacNamara 173,800
346 Sean Fennessey 168,300
360 Rupom Pal 163,900
362 David Vamplew 163,500
364 Daniel Morgan 163,100
402 Steven Watts 157,700
407 Richard Scott 157,100
408 Aftab Ahmed 156,900
421 Gary McDonald 155,200
432 Keith Hawkins 154,300
443 John Shipley 152,300
498 Ryan Smith 143,600
500 Jonathan Godfrey 143,200
511 Niall Charlton 140,600
529 Mike Ellis 139,200
658 Javed Abrahams 121,900
671 Trevor Whatmough 120,200
676 Adrian Passfield 119,900
717 Kevin Howe 115,400
741 Mark Dalimore 112,700
831 Philip Green 104,400
848 David Lawrence 103,100
890 JP Kelly 99,400
918 Daniel Toffal 97,000
920 Samad Razavi 97,000
923 Peter Holder 96,700
932 Reggie Lyons (IRE) 96,200
969 Christopher Hatton 92,700
1030 Mitchell Johnson 86,600
1054 Sam Trickett 83,500
1071 Simon Higgins 82,000
1080 Joseph Whittaker 80,900
1103 Sandiep Khosa 78,600
1107 Jonathan Spinks 78,100
1153 Jason Layland 74,000
1174 Craig Sweden 72,200
1183 Chris Bjorin 71,600
1192 Hasmukh Khodiyara 70,700
1203 Ben Roberts 69,500
1227 Greg Moore 67,500
1236 Steve Rawle 66,700
1244 Jack Ellwood 65,800
1251 Sebastion Saffari 65,200
1313 Nick Gibson 60,900
1320 Jake Cody 60,200
1357 Simon Scobie-Trumper 58,400
1377 Craig McCorkell 57,200
1404 Thomas Bentham 54,400
1416 Benjamin Meredith 53,400
1442 Matthew Nieberg 51,500
1448 Neil Sweeting 51,300
1454 George McDonald 50,800
1467 Graeme Ladd 50,200
1490 Bryan Coyne 48,400
1493 Gavin Cochrane 48,300
1620 Andy Ferguson 40,000
1626 Peter Akery 39,700
1653 Jack Salter 37,400
1714 James Ma 31,900
1733 Jamie Burland 30,000
1745 Mark Shanta 29,100
1768 Zimnan Ziyard 25,900
1807 Nikhil Persaud 21,200
1835 Scott O´Reilly 15,200
1838 Neil Channing 14,400
1844 Jeremy Rickard 13,600
1850 Kriston Cudmore 10,800