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Is Pamela Anderson en route to the Rio to cheer on husband Rick Salomon in WSOP?

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Pamela Anderson arrives on the blue carpet for Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” at Hyde Bellagio on Friday, March 22, 2013.

Big One for One Drop Starts at WSOP

Poker players poses for a photo during opening ceremonies before the start of the Big One for One Drop, a $1,000,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'em charity poker tournament, at the Rio Sunday, June 26, 2014. The $1 million buy-in is the largest ever for a poker event. Proceeds support One Drop projects in countries experiencing serious difficulties caused by inadequate access to water. Launch slideshow »

Former “Baywatch” beauty and “Dancing With the Stars” darling Pamela Anderson might arrive here tonight to cheer on the final hours of her two-time husband Rick Salomon playing for a $15 million first-place prize in Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte’s Big One for One Drop charity poker tournament at the Rio.

Rick, who made headlines releasing a sex tape with Paris Hilton, resumed play for the third and final day today at 1 p.m. after finishing Monday night’s 15- hour marathon at 4:15 a.m. today when just nine players remained.

Rick was in a commanding lead position with 23.5 million chips. He’s up against three Las Vegas rivals: Daniel Negreanu (20,700,000), Cary Katz (9,125,000) and Scott Seiver (8,250,000).

Big One for One Drop 2012 champion Antonio Esfandiari was KO’d in 10th before play ended in the second Big One for One Drop.

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