Welcome to day 2 of Event # 70: $ 888 Crazy Eights No-Limit Hold’em of the 2021 World Series of Poker at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Day 2 of this event begins Monday, November 15 at noon PT. This event will be a 8-player event and the winner will receive $ 888,888 in cash prizes paired with the coveted WSOP Gold Bracelet.
Days 1b, 1c and 1d saw a total of 5,252 players registering for the event with only 237 of those participants making it to Day 2. Among the best stacks before Day 2 was Justin Arnwine (3,280,000 ), Eric Baldwin (2,835,000), Timo Kamphes (2,700,000), Farhad Davoudzadeh (2,400,010), Cole Ferraro (2,290,000), Leonid Yanovski (2,205,000), Jason Wheeler (2,100,000), Joseph Hebert (2,100,000), Lipei Xu (2,055,000) and Tijan Tepeh (2,050,000).
Notable players who did not make it to Day 2 of this tournament include 2004 Main Event champion Greg Raymer, 2013 Main Event champion Ryan Riess and Poker Hall Of Famer Barry Greenstein.
Day 2 will start at level 23 with blinds of 40,000 / 80,000 with a big blind ante of 80,000. Players will play 17 levels or up to 5 players, whichever comes first. Each level is 40 minutes each with a 15 minute break every 3 levels. There will be a 60 minute dinner break after level 31 (~ 6.30 p.m.).
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