WSOPE Main Event Down to 67 Players

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The 2008 WSOPE main event was now down to 67 players from 363 entrants. Poker pro Daniel Negreanu was still hanging in there after leading for a while heading into Monday. Negreanu was 7th in terms of chip count.

Leading the way was Erik Seidel, whose total live tournament winnings exceed 9,200,000.

Andy Bloch is another big name pro with the second largest chip count. Bloch is the humanitarian who donates all his Full Tilt Poker winnings to charity. His total live tournament winnings exceed $3,900,000.

In 3rd place heading into Tuesday was Brian Townsend. He's a regular at the highest stakes games on Full Tilt Poker. Townsend's total live tournament winnings were only a bit over $35,000 heading into this year's World Series of Poker Europe.

Another notable name among the top 10 - poker pro Mike Matusow, whose total live tournament winnings amounted to just shy of $6 million.

WSOPE main event chip leaders heading into Tuesday.

Erik Seidel 297,000

Andy Bloch 275,000

Brian 'sbrugby' Townsend 270,000

John Juanda 220,000

Justin 'BoostedJ' Smith 218,000

Chris 'Moorman1' Moorman 208,000

Daniel Negreanu 203,700

Mike Matusow 200,000

Brandon Adams 190,000

Philippe Rouas 162,000


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