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The first day of event 38: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em ended in the early hours of Thursday morning after ten long levels of tough and competitive poker.
The action started at noon Wednesday with 2,192 entries, their eyes fixed on a main prize worth $540,136. Only 320 of them were destined to still be at the tables when the day was declared complete by officials.
Among them were defending WSOP Main Event champion Jonathan Duhamel, Melanie Weisner, Bernard Lee, Sam Trickett and Justin Smith, led by Jon Spinks in chips.
Not so lucky and busted out on the first day were David Williams, Faraz Jaka, Liv Boeree, Matt Affleck, Dennis Phillips, Tom Dwan, Jon Turner, Men Nguyen, Betrand Grospellier and Antonio Esfandiari.
The prize pool in this event is worth $2.95 million.