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WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble Day 2: Noah Schwartz Leads Impressive Field

The plan for Sunday’s Day 2 of the World Poker Tour (WPT) bestbet Bounty Scramble was to play through the money bubble, meaning the field would be shaved from 142 players to fewer than 48. That was no problem, apparently, as at the end of the night, just 25 players remained. Noah Schwartz is leading the charge to the final table, currently the chip leader with 949,000. The top ten is an extremely competitive group, after Schwartz, there is Marvin Rettenmaier with 862,000 chips; both players are past WPT champs. Also in the top ten are Byron Kaverman, Ankush Mandavia, and Tyler Patterson. Rettenmaier, Kaverman, Patterson, and Garrett Greer are all bounties – if they are eliminated, the player who knocked them out receives $ 2,500 and an autographed bestbet bounty medallion. Schwartz solidified his chip lead late in the evening. Already holding the tallest stack in the tournament, he

2016 WPT Maryland Live! Main Event Day 2: 40 Players Remain, Jake Schwartz on Top

The goal was to play ten levels or get down to 27 players on Day 2 of the World Poker Tour (WPT) Maryland Live! Main Event on Monday and it turned out to be the former that occurred. After ten levels, just 40 of the 554 original entrants remain with Jake Schwartz the head of the pack with 875,000 chips. Currently ranked 103rd in the Global Poker Index, Schwartz has $ 1.16 million in live tournament earnings, according to TheHendonMob.com. He cashed eight times at the World Series of Poker this summer, though the size of those cashes was not particularly noteworthy. More than half of his lifetime winnings comes from two tournaments: fourth place in the 2015 WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event ($ 412,187) and second place in the 2013 WSOP $ 1,500 No-Limit Shootout Event ($ 202,035). Also above 800,000 chips is Phong Vip Nguyen,