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:
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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.