Welcome to back to our coverage of the 2014 World Series of Poker! Today sees the return of the final 52 players in Event #5: $10,000 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw Lowball Championship. Mike Peltekci leads the final 52 with a stack of 171,100 with Sergey Rybachenko (157,600) in second and four-time WSOP bracelet winner Tom Schneider (155,300) rounding out the top three.
The field remains stacked heading into the second day of play. Notable stacks returning to the felt include Huck Seed (136,000), David Chiu (120,000), Scott Abrams (108,700), Barry Greenstein (104,000), George Danzer (86,800), seven-time bracelet winner Billy Baxter (85,200), David Benyamine (71,700), Calvin Anderson (65,800), Freddy Deeb (62,500), Phil Galfond (38,300), Jason Mercier (37,200), Jennifer Harman (34,600), and poker legend Doyle Brunson (22,200). Also coming back with a top-ten stack is returning triple draw champion Eli Elezra with 125,600.
Yesterday's play saw a slew of familiar faces hit the felt only to fall. Some of those who have been eliminated thus far in this event include Scott Seiver, Phil Ivey, Chino Rheem, Eric Wasserson, Mike Matusow, Phil Laak, and Allen Kessler.
Play resumes at 2 p.m. in the Tan section of the Amazon Room. As always, PokerNews will be on hand as the field plays down to the money and beyond! Stay tuned!