The numbers are in for the 2014 World Poker Tour L.A. Poker Classic $10,000 no-limit hold’em main event. A total of 534 players made their way to the Commerce Casino to play in this event, building a total prizepool of $5,126,400. The top 63 finishers will make the money, with a min-cash being worth $18,970 while the eventual champion will take home $1,015,460.
At the end of day 2 less than 175 players remain from the sizable starting field. The chip leader heading into day three is Scott Blackman with 380,000. Blackman had also ended day 1 as the chip leader, and kept ahead of a number of notable players who were nipping at his heels, including Danny Steinberg (280,000), David Paredes (251,000) and Alex Masek (199,900).
Defending LAPC main event champion Paul Klann survived the day with 31,600. In 2013 Klann topped a field of 517 in this event to secure the first-place prize of $1,004,090. 2013 runner-up Paul Volpe and third-place finisher Jesse Yaginuma both also made it through to day three.
Here is a look at the payouts: