Welcome to PokerNews' coverage of the inaugural PokerStars Festival from Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey!
Today we will be providing Day 2 coverage of Event 1 - $300 NL Hold'em PokerStars Cup. Over three starting flights, there were 107 entries and only 21 players remain. Everyone is guaranteed at least $450, with first place set at $6,520. Thomas Miller is on top of the counts with 129,100, and still in the running are Team PokerStars Pros Victor Ramdin (111,000) and Chris Moneymaker (69,200).
Play will begin today with 20 minutes remaining in Level 13, with blinds of 1,000/2,000 and a 300 ante. Levels last 30 minutes long and play will commence until a winner emerges. Moneymaker is looking for his second win of the series, having won Event 6 - $560 PL Omaha Hi/Lo last night after bagging up chips on Day 1a of this event.
Here is the complete Day 2 table and seat draw:
|2||6||Jason Martin Velasco||USA||52,200|
|3||7||Je Wook Oh||USA||128,700|
The cards will be in the air at 6:00 p.m. local time, about a half hour from now, so keep it here for live updates on the action.