"Man, you should have been over here earlier, PokerNews," said a player on Table 28. "We got people bustin' left and right, three-way all ins, callin' the floor ... Barry Shulman almost flipped the table!"
The chuckles all round dissipated when the cards were dealt out and the action folded to Shulman, who limped in from the hijack before the player on the button raised to 150. Daniel Neilson called from the small blind and the big blind folded to make it heads up to a flop of .
Neilson and Shulman checked to the button, who led out for 200, but Neilson came back with a check-raise, making it 575 to go. Shulman and the button folded and Neilson picked up the pot.
A quick check of the tournament clock gives us an unofficial count of 2,797 players with more on the way. Most, if not all of the tables in the Pavillion Room have now been made 10-handed. It's a jungle out there!
The massive line for registration has shortened considerably. Checking with a few people in line, they said they've spent about 45 minutes waiting. They seemed in good spirits and said the line is moving quickly.