The 52nd annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada continues today with a brand-new tournament in Event #81: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack, which will commence at 11:00 a.m. local time.
Players will begin with a starting stack of 40,000 and blinds at 100/100/100 and levels will be 30 minutes in duration, with 20-minute breaks every four levels. Late registration will remain open until the end of Level 12, which is also the 75-minute dinner break, at approximately 5:40 p.m.
The event is scheduled to run for two days and Day 1 will break after 22 levels of play. Day 2 will start up on Friday, November 19th at 12 p.m. and will play down to a winner. Day 2 will have a dinner break at a time that has yet to be determined.
This is the first year Event #81: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack will be played, and the winner will earn the lion's share of the prize pool as well as a coveted WSOP bracelet.
The tournament is expected to attract many big poker names and well-known faces, as well as some lesser-known players looking to earn a big score and go all the way.
Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be bringing you updates throughout Day 1 and the rest of the tournament.