The first of three starting flights for Event #5: $1,650 Deepest Stack No-Limit Hold'em starts up at 11 a.m. local time.
Last year, Chris Bolek defeated 349 players to take down this event. He took home $94,544 and a trophy after a heads-up deal with TK Miles.
There is a $300,000 guarantee in the prize pool. Players will begin with 50,000 in chips and will battle it out for 14 levels of 40 minutes each on all starting days. There will be a 15-minute break every three levels with a scheduled 60-minute dinner break at the completion of Level 9, at approximately 5:30 p.m.
This is a re-entry event. If a player is eliminated from the tournament, he will have to the option re-enter for the same or susbsequent starting day(s). Late registration and re-entries will be available until the start of Day 2.
Day 1B will take place on Friday May 24 at 11 a.m. and Day 1C will be on Saturday May 25 at 11 a.m.
The survivors of the three flights will combine on Sunday May 26 at 12 p.m. for Day 2.
PokerNews has activated the My Stack App for this event, allowing you to directly adjust your chip counts in our live reporting blog using your iPhone or Android phone.
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Follow along with the PokerNews reporting team for all of the live updates throughout the tournament.