Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha
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Heroux Leads 10 Remaining Players; Duhamel Chasing Fourth Bracelet

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Maxime Heroux

Just 10 players out of the 2,419 entries that tried their luck in Event #19: $565 Pot-Limit Omaha at the 2018 World Series of Poker will return for Day 3 action at 2:00 p.m. local time, all chasing the top prize of $181,790 and WSOP gold. Canada's Maxime Heroux is leading the way with 2,430,000, but with the likes of Craig Varnell (1,950,000) and Jonathan Duhamel (1,570,000) still in the hunt, the path to victory won't be easy for anybody.

Here's a look at the unofficial final table:

RoomTableSeatPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
Amazon4231Maxime HerouxCanada2,430,00041
Amazon4232Seth ZimmermanUnited States920,00015
Amazon4233Christopher TrangUnited States1,280,00021
Amazon4234Craig VarnellUnited States1,950,00033
Amazon4235Ilian LiUnited States1,080,00018
Amazon4236Conway FrankenheimerUnited States820,00014
Amazon4237Omar MehmoodUnited States655,00011
Amazon4238Jonathan DuhamelCanada1,570,00026
Amazon4239Shaome YangUnited States735,00012
Amazon42310Jason LipinerUnited States645,00011

Quite a few familiar faces made deep runs in this event but failed to survive to the end of Day 2, including Orlando Romero (19th - $5,830), Ryan Laplante (20th - $5,830), Millard Hale (21st - $5,830), John Racener (51st - $3,495), and Vivian Saliba (54th - $3,495).

Blinds will be 30,000/60,000 when play resumes. Day 3 play will consist of one-hour levels with 15-minute breaks every two levels and a one-hour dinner break after six levels are in the books (at approximately 8:30).

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Tags: Christopher TrangConway FrankenheimerCraig VarnellIlian LiJason LipinerJonathan DuhamelMaxime HerouxSeth ZimmermanShaome Yang