It is time for some more four-card poker action as Event #39: $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha (8-Handed) kicks off today at 11 a.m. local time.
This tournament will feature 8-handed play with a buy-in of $1,500 being worth a starting stack of 25,000 chips. Levels are 40 minutes on Day 1. The structure calls for 17 levels to be played today, with a 20-minute break every three levels and a 75-minute dinner break following Level 9. Late registration is open through the end of that dinner break which will come at approximately at 6:55 p.m. local time. Players are allowed a single re-entry for this event should they be eliminated and wish to give it one more try. This is scheduled to be a three-day event, with Day 1 setting the stage for who will be in the mix for a deep run.
Exclusively Pot-Limit Omaha Events In the 2021 WSOP Thus Far
|Event #24: $600 Pot Limit Omaha Deepstack||1,572||$801,720||Michael Prendergast||$127,348|
|Event #28: $1,000 Pot Limit Omaha||1,069||$951,410||Dylan Weisman||$166,461|
In 2019, this tournament garnered 1,216 entries to create a prizepool of $1,641,600 and topping the filed at the end was well known poker pro Ismael Bojang who collected his first WSOP Bracelet and the grand prize money of $298,507. The Austrian took his name off the list of best players to never win a bracelet as he bested James Little heads up.
Many PLO specialists will be gunning for this coveted bracelet as well as players who want to sharpen their PLO game to create what promises to be a wild day of action.
PokerNews will be on hand to capture the events of the opening day of this exciting event.