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Matt Affleck, Annette Obrestad lead WPT Festa al Lago Day 2 survivors

TAGs: Annette Obrestad, Festa al Lago, Matt Affleck, WPT

Matt-Affleck-WPT-Festa-al-LagoDay 2 of the World Poker Tour Festa al Lago saw some 335 players take the field, but only 99 were left when the smoke cleared at the end of the day. Of these, 50 will end up with a share of the $3.25M prize pool, with $831K going to the overall winner. Matt Affleck is the current chip leader with a count of 585,300, but hot on his tail is Annette Obrestad with 536,800.

Making up the remainder of the top 10 are Jeff Madsen, Men Nguyen, Vladimir Shchemelev, Andreas Hoivold, Trevor Pope, Owen Crowe, Michael Benvenuti and John Monnette. Will one of these take the title, or will a dark horse emerge by the time the main event comes to a close on Oct. 20? Day 3 action gets underway Sunday at the Bellagio starting at 12pm PST.

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