Event 15: $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better

Doyle Brunson Set to Play First WSOP Event of 2012 Tonight

Welcome to Event 15: $5,000 Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split 8-or-Better here at the 2012 World Series of Poker. This 5:00 PM event is set to have a packed field of competitors for this big buy-in mixed game.

Last year, Eric Rodawig won over $440,000 by winning the version of this event that held a $10,000 buy-in. The event has 168 players and finishing runner-up was none other than Phil Hellmuth.

The biggest story that is to come from this event will be the appearance of the legendary Doyle Brunson for his 2012 WSOP debut. Brunson hasn't played any events yet, but tweeted earlier that he will be on hand for this one. Most likely he'll register late, but it will be great seeing the 10-time gold bracelet winner back in the mix. Other superstars such as Jason Mercier, Daniel Negreanu and Phil Ivey are set to be in action as well.

Be sure to stay tuned to PokerNews for all of the live coverage starting promptly at 5:00 PM this evening.