Main Event Day 1B: Closing Time

$1,500 + $150 Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘n’ Poker Open” Main Event

Blinds: 150/300/50 ante

Players are off on their second break of the day as registration is about to close. The board shows 259 entrants so far bringing the combined Day 1 field up to 469 with 15 minutes left to register and the prizepool already over $700,000.

Two-time WPT Champion David “Chino” Rheem was back on Day 1B to give it another shot after he failed to advance yesterday. He unfortunately only lastes a few hands before hitting the rail once again. Other recent eliminations include Zach Kessler and Event 5 winner Peter Striano.

Players have just 15 minutes during the break to enter the tournament or surrender their chip to buy back in for a full reload. Official Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open” Main Event numbers once staff crunch the numbers.

Former WPT champ Tony Ruberto
Former WPT champ Tony Ruberto