Joseph Cheong, Yuval Bronshtein and Shaun Deeb are among the big stacks heading into Day 2 of Event #53: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller at the World Series of Poker. The three bracelet winners are joined by chip leader Eric Kurtzman and 116 other players who made it through the first ten hours of play on Day 1.
Deeb, who starts the day with 566,500 chips, is looking to win the event for the second time after shipping it in 2018 for a seven-figure cash of $1,402,683. Cheong and Bronshtein are after their second and third respective bracelets, while Kurtzman is looking for his first after a close call in Event #16: $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship, which he finished third in.
Other well-known players who will take part in the Day 2 action include Daniel Negreanu, Scott Seiver, David Benyamine, Anthony Zinno, Erik Seidel, Chance Kornuth, Sam Soverel and Dylan Weisman. They will likely be joined by others as late registration will remain open for the first two levels of play today.
Day 2 commences at 2 p.m. local time beginning on Level 11 with blinds at 1 ,500/3,000/3,000. Players will play ten 60-minute levels and will take a 60-minute dinner break around 8:30 p.m. after the completion of Level 26.
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