Drew Amato has been covering the World Series of Poker since 2014. This year he’s covered the U.S. Poker Open and Super High Roller Bowl for Poker Central. Twice per week, Amato will share his favorite images from the World Series of Poker. Enjoy this recurring piece as, in his own words, Amato describes the biggest moments in the game.
Day 1C at the 2018 WSOP Main Event has been nothing short of a spectacle. Grand entrances, record numbers, huge hands. Day 1C had it all. Today we saw some of the biggest names in poker arrive and take their shot at the glory. While some Main Event Champions fell short on Day 1C, some bagged big, and one even showed up as a superhero. Day 1C delivered and showed the world exactly what the Main Event is all about. From the 4,571 players that entered 3,480 advanced to Day 2, and here are the photo highlights from the day.