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Patrick Selda Takes Chip Lead after $2,200 partypoker Canadian Poker Championships Day 3

The Canadian poker player Patrick Selda managed to climb the ladder of success and build a massive tower of chips after the end of the second to the last Day 3 of the Canadian Poker Championships, which featured 8 levels of play. Day 3 of the ongoing event started with flying colors, being packed with poker action and emotions. Day 3 of the partypoker Canadian Championships ended with Patrick Serda bagging almost 15% from the chips in play. The number of poker hopefuls, who appeared on the field was melted from 145 to only 21 to enter the final day of the event.

Seldaโ€™s Sprint to Success

Day 3 started with Sebastien Labbe as the chip leader. He fiercely protected his leading position, but he could not manage to react against the aggressive strategy of Selda, who secured his leading position by eliminating Ari Engel, Kevin Schulz, and Robert Taylor. After the final level of the play, Selda registered 90,900,000 in chips. It should be mentioned that during the entire course of the game, Selda was demonstrating confidence and determination, but during the final level, the player took a wrong step, but luckily, it did not cost him the leadership.

Even though Serda managed to snatch the 1st position right under Labbeโ€™s nose, he did not stop to breathe down Serdaโ€™s neck, accumulating the second biggest stack of chips. Julian Volpe was the player, who also ranked among the first five, followed by Joel Giguere and Kevin Rivest.

The well-known Canadian poker player Mike Leah, who is currently ranking in 7th position, collecting 54,100,000 in chips. The event welcomed also other poker heavyweights, including the WSOP Main Event victors Ryan Riess and Jonathan Duhamel, who pocketed a small cash consolation prize, as they missed the chance to add one more triumph to their poker profiles. Other poker notables such as Alex Foxen, Pascal Lefrancois, Ari Engel, Ruben Perceval and others also needed to leave the poker competition, after being busted in the early stages of the game.

Additional Details

The final Day 4 of the event is slated to kick off today, 13th September, at noon and the remaining survivors will play down until a champion is determined. The event offers CAD2,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, and the winner is said to pocket a big slice of the pie. The final Day 4 event is to be on-air, providing poker fans all over the world with the hottest news from the tables. The organizer of the Canadian poker event, and more precisely partypoker, is a reputable online card room, which organizes also live events, attracting the attention of a constantly-increasing number of players.