Event 33: $10,000 High-Roller 8-Max $1,000,000 Guarantee
Blinds: 800-1,600 w/200 ante
Total Entrants: 69
Players Remaining: 31
The current overlay in the Venetian High Roller brought out some of the best players in the world at the start of Day 2. The 30 big blind stack all Day 2 entries start with is more than enough as after all, these players are the best in the world for a reason.
Dietrich Fast is the latest in the long line of German players to take the poker world by storm. Fast won his first WSOP bracelet in 2015 and followed that up with a $1,000,000 win in the 2016 LA Poker Classic WPT Main Event. Fast has two High Roller wins to his credit in the last two months and is looking to add another to his ever-growing trophy case.
There isn’t much to say about Adrian Mateos that hasn’t already been said, but we’ll do our best. At just 22 years old, Mateos has already gained the reputation as one of the best No Limit tournament players of his era. With over $8,800,000 in earnings, Mateos’s aura speaks for itself and he already has two WSOP bracelets along with an EPT Main Event to his credit. Mateos is a High Roller savant, as well, and is ready to face the challenge that comes with this weekend’s event.