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Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed Championship

Defending Champion Le Among Day 1 Chip Leaders of $10,000 PLO Championship

MikePatrick • Nível 10: 1,000-2,000, 2,000 ante
Tommy Le

Another record-setting field of 641 entries and counting came together in the Paris Ballroom for a massive Day 1 of WSOP Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship (8-handed).

With registration open until the start of Day 2 on Sunday, the field will continue to grow to smash the former record of 518 entries from 2019, with Scott Seiver (452,000) and defending champion Tommy Le (400,000) among the biggest stacks to advance.

Event #69: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship Day 1 Top Ten Chip Counts

1Majid YahyaeiUnited States701,000280
2Peter LevineUnited States521,000208
3Kazuhiko YotsushikaJapan445,500178
4Scott SeiverUnited States425,000170
5Stephen BurnsUnited States417,500167
6Joachim HaraldstadNorway410,000164
7Tommy LeUnited States400,000160
8Eduardo Bernal SanchezColombia383,000153
9Luis VeladorUnited States381,500153
10Robert ValdenUnited States381,000152

Patrick Leonard (342,000), Allan Le (330,000), and Ken Aldridge (312,000) are among others to bag big, while 2019 champion Dash Dudley (65,000), Bruno Fitoussi (60,000), Matt Glantz, (39,000), and three-time bracelet winner Phillip Hui (26,500) are among those with some work ahead of them on Day 2.

Scott Seiver is among the chip leaders
Scott Seiver is among the chip leaders

With so many entries in the field there were also plenty of notables to not survive the day including multi-time bracelet winners Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Shaun Deeb, and Mike Matusow to name just a few.

All told, 264 of the original 641 will return Sunday to the Paris Ballroom at 2 p.m. As mentioned, several more are likely to enter before the start of play Sunday. Blinds will start at 1,000/2,500 with a 2,500 big blind ante. Last-minute registrants will start with 24 big blinds.

PokerNews will be with you for all ten levels of play Sunday (with a dinner break after Level 16). So be sure to keep it close to us for all the excitement from this and every event from the 53rd World Series of Poker from its new home at Bally’s and Paris Las Vegas.

Tags: Allan LeBruno FitoussiDaniel NegreanuDash DudleyKen AldridgeMatt GlantzMike MatusowParis BallroomPatrick LeonardPhil IveyPhillip HuiScott SeiverShaun DeebTommy Le