Five tables have opened at the start of Level 1 in the MPNPT Manchester Main Event; with long levels and deep stacks, the sense of start-of-day urgency is still asleep in a hotel down the road. So far, the table line-up looks like:
Miguel Hernandez Mora
For a while, table 3 was playing at min capacity – three-handed – despite others having bought in and been assigned seats. This raised questions from Andrew Cornwall: Should stacks be in play? Do they need to be at the table at all? Giving the impression that it wouldn’t be his way of playing a live tournament, he asked the floorperson, “They can sit down at 9 o’clock tonight if they want to?” Apparently so.