That much anticipated chip count from the end of level 12 is now on the chip counts page. The local player Eric Haber has come from nowhere to lead the current counts, but the German PokerStars qualifier Moritz Kranich is also in contention, thanks in no small part to those pocket fours cracking aces described below.
The strongest player in the tournament at this moment, however, is clearly Donovan Baer. That is, if you take your definition of “strong” from the childish joke. Baer is the strongest because he’s managing to prop up all the other players from the bottom of the league.
He spoke to the video blog team earlier today:
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