Lemke Leading the Way
WSOP bracelet holder Brian Lemke (Norristown, PA) is one of only two players with more than 200k. Lemke is at 215k, while Russ Dykshteyn (Brooklyn, NY) is at 210k.
A handful of other players are in the 180k-200k range including Paul Leon (Virginia Beach, VA), who finished 7th in this event during the Borgata Winter Poker Open for $30,000.
Lemke has $1 million in career tournament earnings, including his 2009 bracelet win.
450 players remain with an average stack of 58k (36 BB) as blind are 800/1,600/200 ante.
Russ Right Near the Top