6/12/10 – Event 22, the $1,000 buy-in NLHE Ladies Championship kicked off at midday Friday, attracting a good entry field of 1 054 players in a convivial atmosphere.
 
The field included well respected names like Liv Boeree, Shannon Elizabeth, Sara Underwood, Tiffany Michelle Kathy Liebert, Evelyn Ng, Leo Margets and Vanessa Rousso, all keen to compete for the first-place prize of $192,132.
 
In 2009’s event Hawaiian player Lisa Hamilton laid waste to a field of 1,060 players to win a $195,390 first place prize.
 
By 10.30pm Friday, the Day 1 field had been reduced to 207 players by level 9, with blinds at 300/600 and the ante at 75. Svetlana Gromenkova was in the chip lead on an impressive 56,000, a solid 16 000 ahead of nearest rival Evelyn Ng, with Linda Johnson and Liv Boeree trailing on 40 000 nd 33 000 respectively.

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