Tournois Live 1
Event #19: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller

Jared Bleznick aux commandes, Ben Lamb sur ses talons... David Benyamine en queue de peloton

connorrichards • Niveau 10: 1,000-2,500, 2,500 ante
Ben Lamb

Day 1 of the Event #19: $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha High Roller at the 2022 World Series of Poker (WSOP) has wrapped up after ten hours of play with New York's Jared Bleznick bagging the chip lead with a stack of 601,500 over the 124 players left standing at the end of the day.

Close on the tail of Bleznick, who is after his first bracelet, is one-time bracelet winner Ben Lamb, who bagged a stack 540,500 on his second bullet.

Other big stacks who will join Lamb and Bleznick on Day 2 include Chris DeMaci (586,000), Sean Winter (578,000), two-time bracelet winner Scott Ball (403,500), three-time bracelet winner Chance Kornuth (333,000) and Poker Hall of Famer and ten-time bracelet winner Phil Ivey (360,500).

Phil Ivey
Phil Ivey

End of Day 1 Top 10 Chip Counts

PlacePlayerCountryChipsBig Blinds
1Jared BleznickUnited States601,500201
2Chris DeMaciUnited States586,000195
3Sean WinterUnited States578,000193
4Frank CrivelloUnited States575,000192
5James ChenUnited States553,000184
6Ben LambUnited States540,500180
7Dmitrii PerfilevUnited States536,500179
8Duarte BaptistaPortugal484,500162
9Kristopher TongUnited States444,500148
10Conrad De ArmasUnited States437,500146

The High Roller PLO tournament attracted 196 entrants and many of poker's biggest stars and best players, including Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, Connor Drinan, Anthony Zinno and Dario Sammartino.

Some of the players who didn't make it through the ten levels of play include Julien Martini, Jesse Lonis, Tommy Le, Gavin Cochrane and Fraser MacIntyre.

Jesse Lonis
Jesse Lonis

Action will pick back up with Day 2 on Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m. local time in the Paris purple section. Like Day 1, Day 2 will play for 10 one-hour levels with 15-minute breaks every two levels and a 60-minute dinner break after Level 16 at around 8:30 p.m.

Stay tuned as the PokerNews live reporting team will be back tomorrow bringing you Day 2 updates of the $25,000 PLO High Roller action.

Tags: Adam HendrixAnthony ZinnoBen LambChance KornuthChris DeMaciDaniel NegreanuDario SammartinoFraser MacIntyreGavin CochraneJared BleznickTommy LeYuri Dzivielevski