Event #58: $10,000 Main Event

2011 WSOP Winding Down

[user198140] • Level 20: 6,000-12,000, 2,000 ante
Rio employee Myrna Valdivia breaks down a poker table as the tournament area shrinks on Day 5.

There have been some drastic changes around the Rio the past few days as the Main Event field has been getting smaller and smaller. Some of the biggest changes happened overnight and early this morning.

First, the Poker Kitchen has shut its doors for the series. The hallways are starting to go bare as player banners and signs are being torn down. The poker tables in the Pavilion room have been folded up and packed away and the bracelet ceremony stage has been torn down leaving the room bare and empty.

While the Pavilion room and hallways are getting quiet, excitement is building up in the Amazon room with two feature tables going and only 234 players left in the Main Event. Seated at the main feature table is Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu with around 225,000 in chips.

You can read more about the changes to the Rio on the PokerStarsBlog here. Be sure to check in on PokerNews and on PokerStarsBlog.com to see all the latest action on Team PokerStars.