Run It Up Reno VIII

$235 Black Chip Bounty
Days: 1

Welcome to the RIU Reno VIII $235 Black Chip Bounty

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Welcome to the fifth day of the RIU Reno VIII! Today PokerNews will be offering live updates for its third event of the series – the $200+$35 Black Chip Bounty. This tournament features a $35K GTD and a $100 bounty on each player.

Among those we expect to see in action today is Survivor champ Tyson Apostol, Jason Somerville, Joe “Stapes” Stapleton, Fintan Hand, Arlie Shaban, Jimmy Cappucci, Patrick Tardif, and Benjamin “Spraggy” Spragg, among others.

The tournament is played with a big blind ante, 20-minute levels, and a 15,000-starting stack. Registration and re-entries will be open through the first nine (9) levels. When heads-up is reached blind levels change to 10 minutes. There will also be a 60-minute dinner break at the end of Level 18.

Here's a look at the structure up to the dinner break:

LevelAnteSmall BlindBig BlindTime
110010010020 Minutes
210010020020 Minutes
320010020020 Minutes
430010030020 Minutes
540020040020 Minutes
650030050020 Minutes
760030060020 Minutes
880040080020 Minutes
91,0005001,00020 Minutes
101,2006001,20020 Minutes
111,6008001,60020 Minutes
122,0001,0002,00020 Minutes
132,5001,5002,50020 Minutes
143,0001,5003,00020 Minutes
154,0002,0004,00020 Minutes
165,0002,5005,00020 Minutes
176,0003,0006,00020 Minutes
188,0004,0008,00020 Minutes

Cards will be in the air at Noon local time, with a live stream beginning at 5 p.m. PDT. Stay tuned as we bring you all the action straight from the tournament floor of the Peppermill Casino.