PNIA ME, PPO

PNIA Main Event (Day 1B): No Easy Outs On Table 6

Level 3 (150/300/50)
Day 1B Entrants: 61
Total Entrants: 93

As more tables come together on Day 1B, we are starting to see a few less than desirable draws come into play. One of the players on Table 6 is a previous Rivers Main Event Champion while another makes his living grinding the highest stakes this room has to offer as both are seated together on Day 1B.

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Connor Arlia earned his Rivers plaque this summer when he took down the Three Rivers Poker Challenge Main Event for a $17,000 score. Arlia has continued to take down scores since then including a $70,000 victory in Cleveland. The former Division I wide receiver knows how to steal pots with the best of them and certainly will not hesitate on fair catching punts on his way to potential back-to-back titles. 
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Ricky Ali is among the most consistent cash players in Rivers but is taking what he hopes is three days off to play the PNIA Main Event. Ali has over $58,000 in tournament results that include a PPO victory in March worth almost $10,000. Ali notched a few smaller World Series of Poker scores this summer and will look to use his deepstack play experience in this main event structure. 

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