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At the end of Day 3 of the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, 25 players remained. The tournament team set a very optimistic challenge on Tuesday: to reduce the playing field from 116 to 16 by the end of the day. As play crept into the early hours of the morning, a decision was made to stop the day at the end of Level 19 with 25 players remaining.
As play entered the final level, the race for the chip leader's spot was a spectacle centering on two players from the U.K.: Max Silver and Chris Moorman. Until both bags were packed and sealed, no one knew that Silver controlled the chip lead by a difference of 11 chips!
Last year in September, Max Silver became a well-known name on the European poker scene after winning the UKIPT in Dublin and then a side event at EPT London. Fast forward 12 months and Silver had not cashed in a single live event, but as he rolled into his favorite month, his luck began to change. He finished 28th at the WPT Grand Prix de Paris, fourth at UKIPT Dublin, and then fourth in the WSOPE Event #4 €3,200 Shootout a few days ago.
Rijkenberg made the call and Moorman showed pocket queens for his three streets of value and a sick looking Rijkenberg was left nursing his broken stack. Moorman was then moved to the feature table, which was being live-streamed, and he ran amok. He eliminated Hoyt Corkins, Freddy Deeb, Carbone Damiano and Melanie Weisner.
Moorman exchanged a potential bubble spot for one of the top spots, so who was the unfortunate bubble boy? It turned out to be Barry Greenstein, and he told us that his own girlfriend had predicted his bubble position via a text message. Brian Roberts now has a signed copy of Ace On The River for eliminating Greenstein in 65th place.
Joining Moorman on Day 4 are a host of stars and dangerous players including Shawn Buchanan (1,267,000), Patrik Antonius (696,000), Jake Cody (522,000), John Duthie (314,000), Erik Seidel (242,000), Tony G (226,000) and John Eames (210,000).
Players who did not survive Day 3, but did cash were Liv Boeree, Freddy Deeb, McLean Karr, Hoyt Corkins, Constant Rijkenberg, Barny Boatman and Victor Ramdin.