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2010 41st Annual World Series of Poker

Friday, July 02, 2010 to Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Event #56: $2,500 No-Limit Hold’em

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  • Buy-in: $2,500
  • Prizepool: $4,466,600
  • Entries: 1,942
  • Remaining: 0

TOURNAMENT STRUCTURE

LEVEL ANTE BLINDS
1 - 25-50
2 - 50-100
3 - 75-150
4 - 100-200
5 25 100-200
6 25 150-300
7 50 200-400
8 75 300-600
Remove 25 Chips
9 100 400-800
10 100 500-1,000
11 100 600-1,200
12 200 800-1,600
13 300 1,000-2,000
14 300 1,200-2,400
15 400 1,500-3,000
16 500 2,000-4,000
Remove 100 Chips
17 500 3,000-6,000
18 1,000 4,000-8,000
Remove 500 Chips
19 1,000 5,000-10,000
20 1,000 6,000-12,000
21 2,000 8,000-16,000
22 3,000 10,000-20,000
23 3,000 12,000-24,000
24 4,000 15,000-30,000
Remove 1,000 Chips
25 5,000 20,000-40,000
26 5,000 25,000-50,000
27 5,000 30,000-60,000
28 10,000 40,000-80,000
29 10,000 50,000-100,000
30 15,000 60,000-120,000
31 20,000 80,000-160,000
32 30,000 100,000-200,000
33 30,000 120,000-240,000
34 40,000 150,000-300,000

Players begin with 7,500 in Tournament Chips. All levels will last 60 minutes. Breaks will occur after every two levels and last 20 minutes. There will be a 60 minute break each day after the completion of 4 levels. Play will continue on Day 1 until the completion of level 8. Day 2: play will resume at 3 PM, and play down to the final table or the completion of 10 levels, whichever comes first. Play will resume at 3 PM and continue until a winner has been determined. If an event is running long, the tournament director reserves the right to suspend play after the completion of 10 levels and resume the following day. 5.6% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.4% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

2009 REIGNING CHAMPION
KEVEN STAMMEN VECKEY $506,786
NUMBER OF 2009 ENTRIES 1,088