So a massive chip stack at the end of Day 3 almost guarantees a cash, but it doesn't guarantee big money. And that's a lesson that the chip leaders after Thursday's Day 3 action should take to heart.
Benjamin Alcober was the first player to crack the 1-million chip barrier. But he ended the night with 789,500. (photo by Vin Narayanan, Casino City)
I caught this hand involving Daniel Rudd on the river and here's what happened: On a board reading As-2c-2h-9h-9d, Rudd's opponent bet 167,000. Rudd moved all in for 97,000 more, which put about 980,000 in the middle of the table, and his opponent called. Rudd turned over
Daniel Rudd looks at the 980,000-chip pot he just won. (photo by Vin Narayanan, Casino City)
Daniel Negreanu struggled Thursday and finished with 109,000. He started the day with 277,200.
Check out the mountain of chips in front of A.J. Jejelowo. He ended the day with 928,500. (photo by Vin Narayanan, Casino City)