We’re now in level 9 of 12 to be played (600/1,200/100) and 48 players are still plugging away. Today’s Day 1A of the £550 Main Event has brought 86 entries (14 of them rebuys) so far, with late registration available right up until Day 2 kicks off at 1pm on Saturday. About this level you can see a certain wavering in the bustees’ demeanour – to rebuy seeing as the cash games haven’t kicked off yet, or to head to the MPNPT Players’ Party starting at 9pm and just buy in to Day 1b with a hangover?
That dilemma is now facing:
Peter Smith (his final hand a short-stacked all-in pre race with A-Q vs. 77; no joy)