There are currently 261 entries on Day 1b. Combined with the 172 entries on Day 1a, the field is already up to a total of 433 players. Late registration is allowed for four more levels, after which the prize pool will be finalised. Of the 433 entries, 108 are reentries.
In a three-bet pot, Mahmoud Sheikh held and his opponent had checked to him on a flop. Sheikh bet 4,075 and his opponent called. On the turn, Sheikh's opponent check-called a bet of 5,175, leaving himself with just 4,500 behind.
The rest went in on the river and Sheikh's aces were good. His opponent showed the and left the tournament area.
After earlier action preflop, Alexandre Moreau made the last raise to 2,400 and Rebecca Gerin called in position. The flop was and Moreau continued with a bet of 3,900, which Gerin called. Both players checked the on the turn.
On the river, Moreau slid a tower of chips forward, putting Gerin to a decision for all her chips. With 10,500 left, she opted to let it go and give the pot to Moreau.