An exciting day of live poker is ahead of the 2021 World Series of Poker festival at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Among the recommencing tournaments will also be Event #29: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em, which has so far attracted a field of 59 entries. Only 19 players bagged up chips last night upon completion of eight levels.
However, the late registration remains available until 2pm local time and all those deciding to jump in at the last moment will enter with a fresh stack of 60,000.
China's Ye Shen holds the biggest stack for Day 2 with 361,400, followed by Young Ko (340,000), Chad Campbell (326,300) and Dan Shak (320,500).
Seven WSOP bracelet winners advanced to Day 2 and the two biggest stacks among them belong to the 2019 finalist Chance Kornuth (262,000) and recent first-time WSOP bracelet winner Jason Koon (235,400). They will be joined by Joao Vieira, Dan Zack, Stephen Chidwick, Daniel Negreanu, and Ben Yu.
Top 10 Counts After Day 1 in Event #29: $10,000 Short Deck No-Limit Hold'em
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The action recommences at 2pm local time with an ante of 1,200, which gives all entries prior to the start a total of 50 antes for their quest to chase the elusive WSOP gold bracelet. All tables will be six-handed at the start and combine for the unofficial final table at seven players remaining.
On the penultimate day, the money bubble will burst and the action is scheduled to whittle down the field to the final five players for the live-streamed showdown the following day.
Stay tuned to find out who reaches the money and remains in contention to become the next WSOP champion right here on PokerNews.