2021 World Series of Poker

Event #67: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em Main Event World Championship

Day 1f of the 2021 WSOP Main Event Begins at Noon at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

Main Event Bracelet
Main Event Bracelet

It’s been a week of huge pots, bad beats, and a whole lot of competitive energy at the World Series of Poker. The 2021 Main Event, the crown jewel of the WSOP calendar, is underway at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

Poker players have traveled the world to join this great spectacle. Former world champions and hometown heroes have flocked to Las Vegas for their chance at the coveted gold bracelet and the whopping grand prize waiting to be awarded at the end of this massive tournament. Day 1f begins at 12 p.m. local time.

Players will need to survive through five levels of play to advance to Day 2. Each level will be two hours, with a 20-minute break in between each level. There will also be a 75-minute dinner break after Level 3. Players start with 60,000 in chips, with the blinds at 100/200/200.

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 2:00 p.m.20-minute break   
22:20 p.m.120 minutes200300300
 4:20 p.m.20-minute break   
34:40 p.m.120 minutes200400400
 6:40 p.m.75-minute break   
47:55 p.m.120 minutes300500500
 9:55 p.m.20-minute break   
510:15 p.m.120 minutes300600600

With five Day 1 starting flights already in the books, many have already bagged a stack for Day 2. Some of the biggest counts and notables include seven-time WSOP bracelet winner Billy Baxter (248,600), Italian poker pro Mustapha Kanit (363,500), GGPoker Qualifer Aleksandr Shevlyakov (392,600), Women in Poker Hall of Famer JJ Liu (180,200) and two-time Main Event winner, the great Doyle Brunson (151,000).

Players advancing from Day 1f will return for Day 2cef on Wednesday, November 8. Day 2cef will play another five-two hour levels beginning at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Players may also bypass Day 1 and buy directly into the start of Day 2 as registration ends after Level 7.

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PokerNews will be there for each day of the Main Event, and each bracelet event of our continuing coverage of the World Series of Poker from the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

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