Damian Salas Leads 297 Players in 2017 WSOP Main Event

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Friday's Day 4 in the World Series of Poker found 1,084 players returning, all attempting to move a step closer to this event's $8.15 million first prize. Five full levels of play later, only 297 players remained, all led by Buenos Aires, Argentina's Damian Salas, who bagged an impressive 4,678,000 in chips to lead the survivors into Saturday's Day 5.

Notable players who survived Friday’s play include: Ben Lamb (among the top 15 chip leaders and up over $7 million in career live poker earnings), Martin Finger, Isaac Haxton, Max Silver and Kathy Liebert (one of the few remaining females),

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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