Day 1A of the Main Event is complete. A total of 138 players entered the event today, and after 15 levels of play, only 31 survived. The chip leader at the end of the night is Joey Weissman, who bagged 267,000 in chips.

There are two WSOP bracelet winners from today’s field who will advance to Day 2: Weissman and Trevor Pope, who is third with 140,000. Two other bracelet winners, Howard “Tahoe” Andrew and Dana Castaneda, entered the tournament today, but were eliminated.

Carolyn Bermudez, who finished in 8th place in a preliminary event here at Harveys, finished the night 2nd in chips with 227,500.

Other notable players who did not survive include WSOP Circuit ring holders Michael Rosenbach, Bob 'Uncle Krunk' Panitch, Wendy Freedman,  Jed Hoffman (winner of event 4), Austin Apicella (winner of event 6); and Casino Champion Leaderboard points leader Shawn Daniels. 

The $1,675 No Limit Hold'em Main Event Championship, Flight A started off at noon.  Players started with 20,000 chips and they played fifteen 40-minute levels before bagging chips for the night.  Registration was open until the start of level 13.  

Flight B runs on Saturday and they will play the same 15 levels.  Players who were eliminated from flight A may re-enter flight B.  Survivors of flights 1A and 1B will combine for day two on Sunday, November 3rd at 12 noon PDT.