Event #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em

Matt Jarvis Leads the Remaining 17

Matt Jarvis

Welcome to PokerNews' Day 3 coverage of Event #24: $5,000 Six-Handed No-Limit Hold'em. The starting field of 541 players is down to just 17 hopefuls, each looking to capture a coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet and the $622,998 first-place prize.

Matt Jarvis is the chip leader with 1,373,000 following a late run on Day 2 that saw him on the right side of aces against kings. Jarvis is no stranger to this event, having won his bracelet in it in 2011. Jeremy Kottler is second with 815,000 and Bryn Kenney rounds out the top three with 612,000. The rest of the field is littered with talent, too, including 2012 WSOP Main Event champion Greg Merson (379,000), Event #20 champion Kory Kilpatrick (216,000), and many more.

Here are the Day 3 seating assignments:

4471Kory KilpatrickUSA216,000
4472Mustapha KanitItaly360,000
4473Bryn KenneyUSA612,000
4474Matt JarvisCanada1,373,000
4476Griffin BengerCanada297,000
4481Amanda MusumeciUSA185,000
4482David BorratFrance574,000
4483Byron KavermanUSA512,000
4484Pierre NeuvilleBelgium498,000
4485Pratyush Buddiga USA242,000
4486Greg MersonUSA379,000
4521Fabrice TouilFrance448,000
4522Andrew LichtenbergerUSA530,000
4523Jay DraglandCanada125,000
4524Mark DarnerUSA475,000
4525Kevin EysterUSA477,000
4526Jeremy KottlerUSA815,000

The plan today is to reach a winner or to play 10 levels if a winner does not emerge. Play is set to begin at 1 p.m. so be sure to keep it here at PokerNews to see who captures the bracelet!