Chip Leader Pahuja (right) & Mark Herm
46 players are on break for the purple (500) chip color-up. One more elimination before we hit the next pay jump.
Vinny Pahuja (Hicksville, NY) is the chip leader with more than one million, while Nick Salimbene (Brick, NJ) has dropped below that mark. He's in the 900k range along with Matt Matros (Brooklyn, NY)
The average stack is 420k (42 bb) with blinds going to 5k/10k/1k ante.