Day 1b Buzz is Building in the Pavillion
Players and spectators continue to stream past the PokerNews Live Reporting station as Day 1b of WSOP Event # 6, the inaugural $1,500 "Millionaire Maker" No-Limit Hold'Em tournament, is set to begin. The line to register for this flight has quickly become infamous throughout the Rio, with players taking to Twitter to express their disbelief in hashtag form, and #worldseriesoflinewaiting is now a popular refrain. Table talk in the room today has also focused on the astounding turnout for this event, as over 3,500 runners have registered thus far, and many believe the first ever "Millionaire Maker" event may attract over 7,000 players in total.
Check back with PokerNews throughout the night as we continue our coverage of the "Millionaire Maker" tournament with a full slate of live reporting from Day 1b. With a full slate of professionals vying against amateurs from around the globe, each competing for a 1st Place payout of a million clams, tonight's flight promises to be action packed.