2008 39th Annual World Series of Poker
Event #53: $1,500 Limit Hold'em Shootout
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino - Tuesday, July 1, 2008 to Thursday, July 3, 2008
RESULTS / CHIP COUNTS  |  TOURNAMENT UPDATES  |  STRUCTURE  

 

DAY ONE SCHEDULE OF PLAY $3,000 STARTING CHIPS

LEVEL BLINDS LIMITS
1 $25-$50 $50-$100
2 $50-$100 $100-$200
3 $75-$150 $150-$300
4 $100-$200 $200-$400
5 $150-$300 $300-$600
Remove $25 Chips
6 $200-$400 $400-$800
7 $300-$500 $500-$1,000
8 $300-$600 $600-$1,200
Remove $100 Chips
9 $500-$1,000 $1,000-$2,000
10 $1,000-$1,500 $1,500-$3,000

ROUND TWO SCHEDULE OF PLAY $30,000 STARTING CHIPS

LEVEL BLINDS LIMITS
1 $200-$400 $400-$800
2 $300-$600 $600-$1,200
3 $400-$800 $800-$1,600
Remove $100 Chips
4 $500-$1,000 $1,000-$2,000
5 $1,000-$1,500 $1,500-$3,000
6 $1,000-$2,000 $2,000-$4,000
7 $1,500-$3,000 $3,000-$6,000
Remove $500 Chips
8 $2,000-$4,000 $4,000-$8,000
9 $2,500-$5,000 $5,000-$10,000
11 $3,000-$6,000 $6,000-$12,000
Remove $1,000 Chips
12 $5,000-$10,000 $10,000-$20,000

ROUND THREE SCHEDULE OF PLAY $300,000 STARTING CHIPS

LEVEL BLINDS LIMITS
1 $2,000-$4,000 $4,000-$8,000
2 $3,000-$6,000 $6,000-$12,000
3 $4,000-$8,000 $8,000-$16,000
Remove $1,000 Chips
4 $5,000-$10,000 $10,000-$20,000
5 $10,000-$15,000 $15,000-$30,000
6 $10,000-$20,000 $20,000-$40,000
7 $15,000-$30,000 $30,000-$60,000
8 $20,000-$40,000 $40,000-$80,000
9 $30,000-$50,000 $50,000-$100,000
10 $30,000-$60,000 $60,000-$120,000

Players will start with $3,000 in Tournament Chips. Some tables during Round One on Day 1 may have 1 less player per table. All levels of play will last 60 minutes. There will be a 20 minute break every 2 Levels. Play will continue on Day 1 until the completion of rounds one and two. Round two will begin 1 hour after round 1 has ended at the last table. Round Two players will start with $30,000 in Chips. Day 2: Final table at 2:00 PM, July 2, 2008. Players will start the final table with $300,000 in Tournament Chips. Play will continue on Day 2 until a winner is determined. 6.3% of the total entry pool will be withheld for entry fees, and 2.7% of the total entry pool will be withheld for tournament staff.

2007 Reigning CHAMPION
RAM VASWANI $217,438
2007 Entries 720



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