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Tony Hachem in the Hunt on Day 2 of the 2010 ANZPT Sydney

The Second Day of the 2010 Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT) took place on April 23rd, 2010 and poker pro Tony Hachem finished the day as one of the big stacks.

59 players remain in contention with the cash bubble guaranteed to burst as every poker player in the final fifty-four will take home some prize money.

The Team PokerStars Pro Australia members has been a dominant figure on the ANZPT cashing in six of the seven poker tournaments that he has played so far.

Tony Hachem, the brother of 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Joe Hachem, finished the day with a total of 255,000 chips. But everyone is chasing Michael O'Grady, who accumulated a total of 402,000 chips on Day Two.

Some of the other well-knwn chip leaders include PokerStars qualifier and ANZPT Perth final table finisher Dale Marslund and Danny Yeung. Team PokerStars Pro Lee "Final Table" Nelson is also in contention with 169,000 chips.

A total of 446 poker players bought into ANZPT Sydney for AUD$2,200 to create a prize pool of AUD$892,000 and a 1st place cash prize of AUD$219,532. ANZPT Sydney continues all throughout this week with the final table scheduled to take place on April 25th, 2010.


05/04/2010 13:07 PM