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Saturday, August 25, 2018

By the Numbers: Final Turbo Flight

The final flight of the WPT500 event drew a crowd of 189 players. The final 24 will finish in the money, with the top nine moving on to the finals tomorrow.

We will be released the final payouts shortly when we get them from the floor, so stay tuned!

1-9. Advance to Day 2
10-16. $1,200
17-24. $900

Over 120 Players on First Break of Final Flight

We are on track for another strong showing today with 122 players registered so far in the turbo flight tonight. Registration will remain open until 7:30 PM tonight, and when the dust settles, the prizepool will likely be around $1.2 million. Come join us!

What's on Tap: Day 2 of the WPT500

Tomorrow will be the day that many of you have been waiting for, as the Day 2 finals for the WPT500 Main Event will be taking place! The action kicks off there at 1 PM, but there is plenty of other poker action for those who aren't fortunate enough to secure a Day 2 finals seat.

The big news is that the Quantum Millions Event will be starting up at the Bike tomorrow, after a week of starting sessions down at the Ocean's 11 Casino. Over the next week, we will have $350 buy-in flights at 11:30 AM and 4 PM each day until Friday. All levels will be 25 minutes long, and the Day 2 finals will be here on Saturday.

Click here for a full structure for the start of the Quantum Millions event tomorrow, and good luck to all those in the WPT500 finals tomorrow as well!

By the Numbers: Biggest Flight of the Event Yet

The opening flight today smashed the previous high for entries with a mammoth 460 player total. The top 58 players will finish in the money tonight, with the final 23 moving on to the finals tomorrow. The turbo flight just kicked off, so if you don't have your Day 2 ticket, be sure to come out and play our final Day 1 flight!

1-23. Advance to Day 2
24-39. $1,200
40-58. $900

Cards in the Air: Final Turbo Session

The final starting session of the qualifying week has just kicked off here in the tournament ballroom. The opening flight of the day smashed the previous high with 460 entries, and we are hoping to for another big turnout in this flight. The blinds will be 15 minutes until registration closes (7:30 PM), before going up to 20 minutes after that.

This is the last chance for you to qualify for tomorrow's Day 2 finals, where first place will be taking home over $200,000. Good luck everyone!

More Player Photos From Play Today

It's time to take a look at a few more of the players who are here in this final morning flight, which amazingly is now up to nearly 500 entries! Below you will see recent WPT final tablist Craig Varnell, as well as former Legends of Poker and Mega Millions champion Mike Shariati. 

Scroll down for those photos, and a few more!

Nathan Bjerno

Craig Varnell

Lang Lee

Mike Shariati

Tony Ma

Day 2 Return List for the WPT500 Event

First Round of Saturday Morning Photos

Below you guys will see the first round of player photos from today's monster morning flight. Rubin Chappell is here hoping for another deep run after chopping up the $200,000 Guaranteed Event earlier this series. We also spotted two time WPT champion Mohsin Charania in the field. 

Scroll down for those photos, and stay tune for another round coming later.

Rubin Chappell

Mesha James

Brandon Zuidema

Mohsin Charania

Lawrence Ma 

Huge Turnout In This Final Morning Flight

We expected big numbers in this final flight, and as usual, you guys didn't disappoint! Yesterday's 301 entries was by far the biggest turnout we had so far, but we already have 360 entries halfway through registration today! The prizepool is already up to $1.1 million, and will only be growing, as the turbo flight is still o come at 5 PM.

Don't miss out on the action!

The Final Day of WPT500 Qualifying is Underway!

This is it ladies and gentlemen! Your final chances to qualify for the massive Day 2 finals of the Legends of Poker Main Event are today, and the first flight has just started! Registration for this flight will be open until 4 PM, with the final turbo flight starting up at 5 PM.

The top 5% of survivors will be moving on to tomorrow's finals, and we should be passing the $1 million mark early on in the morning flight. Good luck everyone!