Every table today is eight-handed except for one; Table 315.
Seat 4 was supposed to be occupied by one Yueqi Zhu, but according to the tournament staff he has been disqualified from the event. They refused to give further comment however.
A few minutes later Jack Effel warned the the rest of the field, telling them that the shootout format will be respected. Players must win all the chips fairly at the table, not off.
"There is no deal making at the World Series of Poker," Effel said sternly.
The field is already down to 63 players, not due to play but rather disqualification.