1:30AM Update: Day 1A is a wrap. 127 players started the day, 42 survived. Tony Swanson leads the pack with 191,400. Kou Vang – Champ of the last MSPT event at Canterbury for $65K – is 3rd in chips with 146,700. The only female to survive Day 1A is MNPokerMag’s Jocelyn Bendijo with 47,400.
Day 1B has 55 players already qualified with another qualifier at 10:30AM Saturday morning. Day 1B begins at 5:00PM Saturday evening. Here are Day 1A final chip counts:
|Steve Johnson Jr.||91,000|