Event 11: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha
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Tonne Wins the Day; Will Come into Final Table as Chip Leader

• Taso 20: 6,000-12,000, 0 ante
Charles Tonne - can he continue his crushing ways at tomorrow's final table?

Day 2 of Event 11: $1,5000 Pot-Limit Omaha. of the World Series of Poker has come to an end, with just nine players surviving out of the original 117 who started the day. Leading the field is Charles Tonne.

There was no shortage of big names and notable pros who began on day 2, which included Noah Boeken, Isaac Baron, Sorel Mizzi, Shannon Shorr, Terrence Chan, and Tristan Wade. However, the eliminations came swiftly, with more than 40 players sent to the rail by the beginning of the second level.

Of those mentioned, only Tristan Wade survived to make the final table. Wade won the WSOPE No Limit Hold’em Shootout event in 2011 and has amassed nearly $1 million in tournament earnings. He will come into day 3 eighth in chips with 150,000. Also joining him will be online high-stakes cash game specialist Vincent Van Der Fluit (951,000), who won a WCOOP event in 2011.

Another notable elimination was “last-woman-standing” Susie Zhao (15th). Zhao had flirted with the chip lead several times today and was the lone woman in the event for a majority of day 2. Zhao met her end in level 18 when she ran into the full house of Galen Kester.

Tonne rode his momentum as chip leader coming into day 2 without slowing down. He will bring 1,121,000 with him to the final table, which will put him in prime position to take down the final table.

 Seat draw    Ranking    Payout
1Rodney Brown457,000  1Charles Tonne1,121,000  1$265,221
2Calvin Anderson149,000  2Vincent Van Der Fluit951,000  2$164,132
3Charles Tonne1,121,000  3Damien Lhommueau663,000  3$102,690
4Tristan Wade150,000  4Alex Dovzhenko579,000  4$74,536
5Vincent van der Fluit951,000  5Rodney Brown457,000  5$55,025
6Alex Dovzhenko579,00  6Brian Garbe158,000  6$41,249
7Brian Garbe158,000  7Tristan Wade150,000  7$31,375
8Damien Lhommueau663,000  8Calvin Anderson149,000  8$24,186
9David Schnettler139,000  9David Schnettler139,000  9$18,896

The final nine players will duke it out for the coveted gold bracelet and $265,221 first-place prize beginning at 1 p.m. (PST) tomorrow afternoon. Be sure to join us here at PokerNews as we crown our first Pot-Limit Omaha champion of the 43rd annual World Series of Poker!