The World Poker Tour (WPT) Foxwoods World Poker Finals day 4 has finally come to a close after the action proved to be great for all spectators to watch, with day 4 being the day that the tournament bubble had to burst.
Poker tournament bubble play can vary from event to event, from lasting a matter of hands right up to a number of hours of play and the latter applied to this tournament, with the bubble proving that it was a tough one to burst.
With the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em main event in full swing, 28 players took to the tables today to whittle the field down to the final 12 players, although it was only 14 players that needed to be sent to the rails, the action came thick and fast, producing hours of play before Mike Meskin was finally eliminated in 13th place.
Amongst the players who managed to beat the bubble burst but unable to last the pace were a number of well known poker professionals, Kyle Bowker crashing out of the tournament in 24th place for a cash worth $27,779.
The tournament will not only have a title ready to be won at the end of proceedings but it will also have a deciding factor in the Card Player Player of the Year award due to the points which are allocated to each top finishing position.
Chip leader Thomas Marchese finished the day on 1,832,000 chips and carrying 5,366 point into the tournament already, he is in line to add a further 1,440 points to his collection if he is able to maintain his position at head of the field to take down the tournament.
The remaining players in the tournament are, in chip count order:
Thomas Marchese – 1,832,000
Jeff Forrest – 979,000
Sorel Mizzi – 789,000
Nikolai Yakovenko – 690,000
Christopher Bonita – 610,000
Besnik Ziba – 500,000
Keven Stammen – 400,000
Hoyt Corkins – 335,000
Dave Inselberg – 331,000
Jason Mercier – 322,000
Mohsin Charania – 283,000
Ben Klier – 269,000