Day 1D Ends with Less Than 200 Players from Largest Starting Flight Turnout

Day 1D attracted the most players of any starting flight in Event 1 ($350 no-limit hold’em – $500,000 guaranteed) with 798 players taking a seat at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, taking the total field size all the way up to 2,606. By the end of 14 levels the tournament clock showed that 198 of them survived.

It was a tough day for the notables in the field as just Steve Buckner, Marsha Wolak, Michael Beasley, Matthew Burnitz advanced to Day 2 from this starting flight. The players that fell were Chino Rheem, Michael Rocco, Cord Garcia, Lily Kiletto, Matt Waldron, and Tony Ruberto.

Tune back in just a few minutes from now for 14 more levels of poker action from the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. In addition to the live updates coverage you can also watch full live streaming all night on the Live Stream tab. The total tournament field size could reach 2,000 players tonight in Hollywood, Florida.