Qualter Salles and six other limpers got to see a board of . After every player checked on the flop Salles figured he wasn't going to let that happen again and bet out on the turn. All six players folded and Salles took in a small pot to be around 4,500
We've spotted more familiar faces, including Jon Aguiar, Neil Channing, Faraz Jaka, Terrence Chan, Adam "Roothlus" Levy, David "ODB" Baker, Theo Tran, and 2007 WSOP Main Event Champion Jerry Yang.
Here are some notables from the white section of the Pavilion room today.
There is a plethora of notables spread out in the Pavillion Room today. 2010 WSOP Main Event Champion Jonathan Duhamel was just seen entering the room, and we've already spotted Alexander Gomes, Randy "nanonoko" Lew, Phil Laak, Shannon Shorr, Chris Klodnicki, Jason Young, and Jeff Madsen.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship's own Bruce Buffer kicked off the action today with a boisterous version of "Shuffle Up and Deal." Buffer will be fighting in the field today, and his 3rd WSOP cash.
Welcome back to the Rio All Suites and Casino for the 2011 World Series of Poker!
Today marks Day 1 of Event #32: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em, and we're already looking at a record-breaking field. Tables will be used in Amazon, Buzios, and the Pavillion Room, and there is a buzz in the hallways which is comparable to that of a Day 1 during the Main Event. This is no surprise though, the 2011 WSOP has seen huge fields to this day, and from the looks of it, it will continue to grow looking forward.
The plan is to play ten levels today, and we will be providing all of your up-to-the-minute updates throughout the day!