Event #58: $10,000 Main Event

Team PokerStars Players in the Field on Day 1b

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Andre Akkari

Day 1b of the World Series of Poker Main Event has brought a slew of Team PokerStar Pros out to start their journey to the final table. These pros include John Duthie, Eugene Katchalov, Nacho Barbero, Richard Toth, Andre Akkari, Gualter Salles, Martin Hruby, Dario Minieri, and Maxim Lykov. Also in the field is Friend of PokerStars Pierre Neuville.

We have just kicked off the day and are currently in our first level of play with blinds at
50/100 for the first two hours of the day. Duthie and Katchalov have been the first two players to build their chips above the 30,000 starting stack. Katchalov won a bracelet earlier this series when he shipped the Event #5: $1,500 Seven Card Stud.

Other Team PokerStar Pros in the Day 1b field who have won gold bracelets this year are Andre Akkari who won Event #43: $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em and Maxim Lykov who won Event #54: $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em.

Check out all the latest updates and most current chip counts right here on PokerNews for coverage throughout the day. You can also keep track of all Team PokerStars Pros on the PokerStars blog.