At 2 p.m. today, the remaining 340 players will assemble in the Pavilion White section at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino to continue their battle on Day 2 of Event #80: $1,500 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em Pot Limit Omaha, with only 188 of them making the money. Min-cash will be $2,250 and the winner will win the coveted World Series of Poker gold bracelet along with a whopping $304,793.
Day 1 saw a fantastic 1,250 entries which was more than 500 entries more than last year in 2018, to create a total prize pool of $1,687,500. Many well-known players found a bag in Day 1 including Chance Kornuth (284,500), Pierce Mckellar (274,000), Shaun Deeb (257,400) and Alexandru Papazian (190,000).
Day 2 will be a similar structure as Day 1 with 60-minute blind levels, and a 15-minute break after every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after the 6th level of play at approximately 6:30 p.m. The blinds will begin at 800/1,600 with a 1,600 ante for No-Limit hold'em only. The average stack at the beginning of the day will be 91,985 and they will play a total of 10 levels to complete the day and come back on Friday, July 12 for Day 3 at 12 p.m to play down to a winner.
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