Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship

Anderson, Hennigan and Leah Among Big Stacks for Day 3 of Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship

John Hennigan resturns as one of the big stacks for Day 3

Another Championship Event will aim to play down to a winner at the 2018 World Series of Poker as Event #56: $10,000 Razz Championship will see 13 players out of a 119-entry strong field return to the tables at the Rio All-Suite and Casino. At 2 p.m. local time players will resume their battle for the top prize of $309,220 and the coveted gold bracelet.

Eight former WSOP bracelet winners are among the 13 finalists with Calvin Anderson currently topping the leaderboard with 962,000. He's followed by Johnny "World" Hennigan (841,000) and Alex Balandin (833,000). Julien Martini won his first bracelet at the very start of the summer and will return with 712,000, while Mike Leah (594,000) also advanced with a top five stack.

Only two days ago, Dzmitry Urbanovich came narrowly close to winning his maiden WSOP bracelet in this very game type and finished second to Jay Kwon in Event #50: $1,500 Razz. Urbanovich jumped into the Championship Event after and advanced to Day 3 with 592,000. Former November Niner Jerry Wong recorded his 30th WSOP cash a few days ago and finished fourth in the Event #49: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship. He will aim to finish a few spots higher this time around and returns with a healthy stack of 529,000.

Frank Kassela (252,000), Allen Kessler (238,000), Paul Volpe (222,000), Ismael Bojang (99,000), Ted Forrest (48,000) and Eric Rodawig (31,000) will also take their seats on the feature tables of the Brasilia room for the finish of this one. They'll start at Level 21 with limits of 12,000/24,000 and an ante of 3,000 .

Seat Assignments for Day 3

SeatTable 1Chip CountBig BetsTable 2Chip CountBig Bets
1Mike Leah594,00025Ted Forrest48,0002
2John Hennigan841,00035Ismael Bojang99,0004
3Calvin Anderson962,00040Jerry Wong529,00022
4Allen Kessler238,00010Alex Balandin833,00035
5Eric Rodawig31,0001Dzmitry Urbanovich592,00025
7Julien Martini712,00030Frank Kassela252,00011
8Paul Volpe222,0009   

The PokerCentral Twitch stream will commence once the field has been whittled down to the official final table and the action will be available to viewers on a security delay of 30 minutes. Meanwhile PokerNews will be your one-stop shop for all you need to know in Event #56 today as we find out together who will be the next WSOP bracelet winner.

Tags: Alex BalandinAllen KesslerCalvin AndersonDzmitry UrbanovichEric RodawigFrank KasselaIsmael BojangJerry WongJulien MartiniMike LeahPaul VolpeTed Forrest