The World Series of Poker is approaching the midway point and Daniel Negreanu’s $25,000 Fantasy League is heating up. Team Negreanu remains in the top spot despite only gaining 10 points in the last week while Team Martins and Team Leah earned big scores to keep pace.

Daniel Negreanu is still doing the heavy lifting for his team with 142 of the team’s 357 points. Ray Dehkharghani is the team’s second-leading scorer with 51 points from sixth place in the $10,000 Omaha HiLo Championship. Brandon Shack-Harris got on the board with 18 points from ninth place in the $1,500 HORSE event and 

Vladislav Zhukov and Chris Klodnicki both made the Dealers Choice Championship Final Table. (Photo: PokerPhotoArchive.com)
Team Martins had a stroke of luck when Viacheslav Zhukov (2nd) and Chris Klodnicki (3rd) both final tabled the $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship and Anthony Zinno took seventh place in the $10,000 Omaha HiLo Championship. 

Team Leah finally saw help after Ismael Bojang led the team for the first bit. James Obst had two deep runs: a runner-up finish in the $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw and eighth place in the $10,000 Dealers Choice Championship. Ben Yu and Alex Luneau each got on the board with three cashes a piece.

John Monnette won his third bracelet and 100 fantasy points. (Photo: PokerPhotoArchive.com)
Team TurboRunGood rocketed up the standings with John Monnette’s win in the $10,000 No Limit Deuce to Seven Championship. He picked up 100 points for the win and also added 21 points from his ninth place finish in the $10,000 Omaha HiLo Championship.

Mike Leah racked up 61 points for Team TurboRunGood with five cashes and he final tabled the Deuce to Seven Championship. Also, Jon Turner scored 8 points from the $1,500 Dealers Choice event and 10 from the Deuce to Seven Championship.

Daniel Weinman hunting his first gold bracelet. (Photo: PokerPhotoArchive.com)
Team Gorodinsky picked up 107 points combined from Daniel Weinman’s third place in the $1,500 Six Max and Gorodinsky’s sixth place in the Deuce to Seven Championship. 

Current Team Standings (As of June 15)

1. Team Negreanu – 357 (-)
2. Team Martins – 332 (+2)
3. Team Leah – 293 (-1)
4. Team TurboRunGood – 237 (+2)
5. Team Fleyshman – 206 (-)
6. Team Gorodinsky – 151 (+2)
7. Team Brunson – 148 (-4)
8. Team Russia – 142 (-1)

Check here to see the previous update’s standings.