Seventeen players came back for Day 3 of Event #24 $1,500 No Limit Hold'em after a starting field of 1,731 built a massive $2,336,850 prize pool. The average 'returning' stack was around 30 big blinds but the bust-outs began and the action sizzled as Corey Harrison claimed his first WSOP bracelet after busting Daniel Cascado heads-up.
Once the tournament went to heads-up, the chip wars ran for almost two hours where Harrison and Cascado both had big chip leads at different points. Cascado ended up short and then hit a double up, but busted on the very next hand when he moved all-in preflop holding the and Harrison called with the . The flop hit perfect for Harrison — . Harrison had to escape two outs to win the tournament and he was able to do just that. The and completed the board and Harrison had the title and his first WSOP bracelet.
Sarah Grant caught up with Corey: