Cards are in the air as the players have taken their seats.
Welcome to Day 3 of Event #61: $600 Deep Stack Championship of the 2021 World Series of Poker at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The event begins at 12:00 p.m. local time on November 3rd and will play down to five players.
This event attracted 3,916 entrants, which generated a prize pool of $1,997,160. A total of 40 players are remaining. All remaining players are guaranteed $5,917 with a first-place payout of $252,491 coming with a prestigious WSOP gold bracelet.
Three-time WSOP Circuit ring winner Perry Ernest leads the field with 10,500,000 in chips. His largest career win was back in 2008 when he won a WSOPC event at the Horseshoe Casino for $70,597. Sami Ruston (7,150,000), Marc Rangel (6,800,000), Richard Nixon (6,430,000), and Edgardo Rosario (5,859,000) round out the top five chip stacks.
The 2009 WSOPE Main Event Champion Barry Shulman (2,425,000), former California attorney and two-time bracelet winner Mark Seif (950,000), and Peter Robinson (795,000), the father of Twitch superstar Lukas Robinson, all advanced to Day 3 and have a shot at the coveted WSOP gold bracelet.
The event will play down to five players, with play resuming at Level 28 with blinds of 50,000-100,000 and a big blind ante of 100,000. Each level is 60-minutes each with a 15-minute break every two levels, and a 60-minute dinner break after Level 33 (~6:30 p.m. local time).
Stay tuned for more coverage of this event and the entire 2021 World Series of Poker from the PokerNews Live Reporting Team.
Event #61: $600 Deepstack Championship No-Limit Hold'em
Jour 3 a débuté