King Dan Smith – Just A Numbers Nerd Who Likes His Chances

Bluff Magazine goes round the horn with some of the chipleaders heading into Day 5.

Meet Matthew Haugen, a poker pro since 2009 and making a name for himself on Day 4. Headed into one of the most pivitol days of the tournament, Haugen is atop the chip count and leads the field of 291.

“King” Dan Smith is just sick. I’m going to type this again…Dan Smith is just so so sick, guys and girls. Sure, he’s a huge nerd, but he’s better at poker than almost everyone and running so pure that, as he sits 6th in chips, he’s got to be considered the #1 favorite to fade the field and make it to the November 9. On top of this run, remember, it was just a couple weeks ago the guy make $2M at the Bellagio in under 24 hours.

Read: Somerville, Smith, Marchese and Mercier Run It Up To Over A Million

Read about the controversial hand between Dan Smith and Stephen Graner from PokerNews.

Griffin Benger has run it up as well, currently sitting 3rd in chips, Benger destroyed his table and is position to become of the of the major storylines of the 2014 Main Event.

More on Benger: Griffin Benger Destroying The Main, Says Hi To His Mom

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