WPT World Championship: Day 3 Ends with Sam el Sayed Leading

Sam El Sayed.

After day 3 of the 2011 World Poker Tour Championship, 52 players remain. The chip leader going into day 4 is Sam El Sayed, who won the WPT Amneville Championship back in November to receive a free buy-in to the season-ending event.

El Sayed ended the day with 1.107 million, which is 9,000 chip lead over Nenad Medic.

Other notables still left are Sam Trickett, Roberto Romanello, David Ulliott, Abe Mosseri, David Williams, Doyle Brunson and Ali Tekintamgac, who has caused a lot of stir in the tournament so far.

Top 10 after day 3:

Sam el Sayed 1.107.000
Nenad Medic 1.098.500
Steven Kelly 1.005.000
Christian Harder 887.000
Roger Teska 846.000
Shannon Shorr 819.500
David Chiu 772.000
Justin Young 688.000
Alan Sternberg 676.500
Galen Hall 659.000

A total of 27 players will cash in the tournament, and the winner will take home a little over $1,6M.

Follow day 4 as it gets underway from WPT.com.


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