It was a star-studded day at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. There were 72 entries of pokers finest in attendance for Event #38: $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold’em 8-Handed.
Australian superstar Michael Addamo bagged the biggest stack with (5,150,000). Addamo has more than 14 million in career tournament earnings, including three wins last month in September on the PokerGo Tour, totaling more than $5,000,000.
Other notables to move on to Day 2 include Dan Smith (1,085,000), Seth Davies (430,000), Gal Yifrach (1,405,000), Stephen Chidwick (355,000), and Erik Seidel (3,730,000).
Event #38 Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts
|2||Erik Seidel||United States||3,730,000||149|
|3||Gal Yifrach||United States||1,405,000||56|
|4||Dan Smith||United States||1,085,000||43|
|6||Chris Hunichen||United States||995,000||40|
|7||Bin Weng||United States||975,000||39|
|9||David Coleman||United States||640,000||26|
Those who did not find a bag but will have a chance to enter tomorrow include, Jason Koon, Joe McKeehen, Cary Katz, and David Peters.
Day 2 will begin at 2 p.m. local time on Wednesday, October 20th. Players are able to register until the start of the day. Play will resume with the blinds at 10,000/25,000/25,000 and will continue until there are five players remaining.
The PokerNews live reporting team will be back on the floor to bring you all of the live updates throughout the tournament.