Depending where you are in the world: good morning, afternoon and evening. Welcome to the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and Event #17 $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em.
The festivities will be kicking off at 12:00 PM where the first cards in a 10-level session will be flung to the far corners of the Brasilia Room. Event #17 is a three-day event with players beginning with 30,000 in tournament chips. Breaks will occur after every two levels and will be twenty-minutes in length. Each level consists of sixty-minutes and there will be a ninety-minute dinner break after the completion of Level 6.
This is the second Pot-Limit Hold'em event at this years WSOP. Event #5 the much smaller $1,500 buy-in event went the way of Nick Jivkov who bested a star-studded final table comprising of Daniel Negreanu, Bryan Pellegrino, Tommy Vedes and John Eames.
In 2011, the $10,000 Pot-Limit Hold'em WSOP bracelet was placed on the wrist of Amir Lehavot. Lehavot defeating the likes of Nicolas Levis and McLean Karr to take down the gold.