The two players who have the most chips in the Gold and Silver sections are relatively unknown. Kim Pham has 29,000 chips and just behind him is Tim Ryan who has 27,000. Kim Pham has some decent company as well. Michael 'munchenHB' Telker is sitting to his direct left holding onto 5,000 chips.
Andrew Teng finished in 5th place in Event #45: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em during last years series. He earned $105,262 for that performance and he currently has 10,000 chips.
David Vamplew is another British pro who came close last year. Vamplew finishing in 4th place for $141,030 in Event #10: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em. Vamplew currently has 7,000 to his name.