Phil Hellmuth on Verge of Getting Record 15th WSOP Bracelet

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Jun/26/2017

With 14 World Series of Poker bracelets under his belt, Phil Hellmuth is looking to improve on his record when he comes back to the table Monday night.  He’s among the 11 players remaining at the $10,000 Stud Eight or Better Championship.

Hellmuth tweeted at the conclusion of Day 2 play:

phil_hellmuthVerified account @phil_hellmuth 4h4 hours ago

End Day 2 in $10,000 @WSOP Stud 8/B: 11 left. I'm a lil below ave (not in stature!) w 420,000, 15k-30k

The remaining 11 features a handful of multiple bracelet winners in addition to Hellmuth.

These include 2016 runner-up in this event Randy Ohel, 2016 mixed triple draw event winner Chris Vitch, two-time bracelet winner Abe Mosseri and three-time bracelet winners Jonathan Duhamel, Brock Parker and Benny Glasser.

The chip leader going into day 3 is Andrew Kelsall with 965,000.

Here is a look at the chip counts heading into day 3:

Rank             Player           Chips    

1     Andrew Kelsall     965,000

2     Christopher Vitch        925,000

3     Jameson Painter 919,000

4     Abe Mosseri 767,000

5     Brock Parker        609,000

6     Benny Glaser       477,000

7     Phil Hellmuth        420,000

8     Dan Shak      406,000

9     Alex Luneau 331,000

10   Jonathan Duhamel      228,000

11     Randy Ohel         203,000

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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