$1,650 Winter Poker Open Main Event $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 14: 2,000/3,000 with a 2,000 ante Day 1A Players Remaining: 18 of 107
Table 12 Seat 1: Reggie Bautista Seat 2: John O’Neal Seat 3: John Dolan Seat 4: Michael Cohen Seat 5: Harry Binda Seat 6: Armando Figueroa Seat 7: Jason Goldman Seat 8: Haitham Kaki Seat 9: Ken O’Donnell
Table 13 Seat 1: Ryan Hogan Seat 2: Gregory White Seat 3: Bryce McVay Seat 4: A.J. Kelsall Seat 5: Joseph Orsino Seat 6: David Meagher Seat 7: Austin Buchanan Seat 8: Marcus Araujo Seat 9: Sara Hall
$1,650 Winter Poker Open Main Event $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 11: 1,000/1,500 with a 1,500 ante Day 1A Players Remaining: 33 of 107
Flight A dropped down to three tables soon after the dinner break and more big stacks are appearing. Haitham Kaki is the new leader with 297,000 but Austin Buchanan is not far behind (or far away, sitting next to Kaki) with 292,000.
WSOPC ring winner Sara Hall is also working her way up the counts and sits with 134,000.
$1,650 Winter Poker Open Main Event $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 10: 500/1,500 with a 1,500 ante Day 1A Players Remaining: 36 of 107
Tournament staff went over the accounting and Flight A of the Winter Poker Open Main Event drew 107 for a great start to the tournament. The second flight runs on Friday at 11 am the final on Saturday at the same time.
Players will continue into the evening and bag up after Level 15 around 10:45 pm.
$1,650 Winter Poker Open Main Event $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure Level 8: 400/800 with a 800 ante Day 1A Entries: 100
The entry count climbed to triple digits around the same time Level 8 rolled around. That’s a good start with bigger crowds expected as we head into the weekend.
Reggie Bautista is another big stack emerging and the SHR Tampa regular is up to 105,000 at a tough table that includes John O’Neal, Joseph Orsino, and Karl Manouchakian. Bautista picked up the biggest score of his career only a few weeks ago; he earned $23,369 for second place in the Pinktober Poker Open $360 Mega Stack tournament.