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Event 33, the $10,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split-8 or Better Championship also commenced Saturday with a field of 168 (two short of last year's registrations) generating a prize pool of $1.57 million.
 
Look who was there: Gavin Smith, Bernard Lee, George Lind, Richard Ashby, Jason Mercier, John Hennigan, Phil Laak, David Benyamine, Shannon Shorr, Betrand Grospellier, Dan Kelly, Jennifer Harman, Mike Sexton, Allen Kessler, Frank Kassela, Justin Smith, John Juanda, Justin Bonomo, Huck Seed, Barry Greenstein, and Daniel Negreanu and many more – truly a star-studded entry field.
 
Early casualties were last year's winner of this event Frank Kassela along with Daniel Negreanu, Tom Dwan, Alexander Kostritsyn, Brian Hastings, John Hennigan and John Juanda.
 
The first day’s action closed at level 8 with 127 players remaining, narrowly led by John Racener, but check out who else is in the top ten and close behind in this exciting competition: Maxwell Troy, David Benyamine, Brandon Cantu, Felipe Ramos, Allen Kessler, Justin Smith, Ted Forrest and Bernard Lee.