$1,650 Winter Poker Open Main Event $500,000 Guaranteed | Structure End of Level 15: 2,000/4,000 with a 4,000 ante Day 1A Players Remaining: 14 of 107
Flight A of the Main Event came to an end with 14 players of 106 entries advancing to Day 2 on Sunday. Austin Buchanan was an early chip leader and swapped it with Haitham Kaki during the day. The important part for him, he is the leader at the end of the day with 639,000.
Ken O’Donnell bagged the second biggest with 452,000 followed by Haitham Kaki’s 407,000.
$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.