Event #81: People's Choice Event [Spin the Wheel] employed a unique format to set up the game. With no preset format, they determined the structure of Event #81 based on random spins of a prize wheel. Once they were done, the format for #81 was set at 6-handed no limit hold'em bounty with a $1,050 buy-in.
With the format set, players are getting ready to go. They'll start the event with 25,000 in chips, and play 15 minute levels until a winner is decided later today.
With about an hour to go till cards go in the air, there are about 200 players waiting for the starter's gun. Among them are GGPoker ambassadors Pete Chen, Sergey Rybachenko, Daniel Negreanu, and Danny Tang, as well GGPoker streamers Niklas "NikkyMouse" Ehrenholz, Bluffpatrol_Rapha, Kevin Martin, Patrick "Egption" Tardif, and Henri Buehler.
Actions gets going at 2 p.m. eastern time, and PokerNews will be here all day to bring you the excitement as they play down to a winner.