6/28/10 – In event 47, another of the popular $1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em competitions, Day 1B started Sunday after Day 1A pulled in 1 759 hopefuls which was reduced to 257 survivors. There were big names galore in both Day 1s, and many of them have fallen in the hectic poker to decide who stays and who goes.
By Sunday evening and at level 9, Day 1B entrants had been whittled down to 476 from an original 1 369 registrations, and the officials called it a day.
The survivors will combine going into Day 2 with a field 773-strong, derived from a total initial entry field of 3 128 generating a prize pool of $2 815 000.
Day 1B leaders at close of play were Ben Klier (65 275) and Richard Ferro (64 375). Day 1A’s chip leader was Chernykh Moscow, who finished with 75,150.
Notable names eliminated have included Phil Ivey, Jonathan Little, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Sebok, Jason Mercier, Beth Shak and Humberto Brenes.
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