Live Tournament Updates
One For the Record Books
Level 1: 25-50, ante
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Cards are in the air for Day 1B action and, eeven though registration is still open for five more hours, this event has already broken the record for the largest tournament in WPT history. With 460 runners yesterday and 630 already signed up today, the field is at 1,090 players and counting. The previous record for largest tournament was last year's Borgata Poker Open, which drew 1,046 players.
Mike Sexton announced the new record in his opening remarks to the Day 1B field. He followed that up with, "Shuffle Up and Deal" and Day 1B action is now underway.
Players will once again begin with 30,000 starting chips and blinds at 25-50.
11:13 AM, 09/19/11