Event 19: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em

Big Field Expected for Event 19

Welcome back to PokerNews' coverage of the 2012 World Series of Poker. Today's noon event is another $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em and it's going to be a big one.

The first $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event attracted a field of 2,101 players. Brent Hanks earned his first gold bracelet with the win and pocketed a whopping $517,725. Another couple thousand players are expected to be in action for this one.

The cards are scheduled to be in the air at 12:00 PM local time here in Las Vegas at the Rio. Stay tuned for the coverage/