The first day of the WSOP Circuit at the Bicycle Casino winds down with the conclusion of its first event. The $365 Monster Stack No Limit Hold’em event played 21 levels to trim the original 368 players down to the final 23.

Leading the pack heading into Day 2 is Jeremy Yap with 817,000 in chips. Joining him atop the chip counts are Kevin French, John Kral and Erich Karle with 504,000, 493,000 and 463,000 in chips, respectively.

The final 45 players earned themselves a payday of at least a min-cash worth at least $500. Everybody that is heading into Day 2 have guaranteed themselves a payday of at least $915.

Day 2 of the Monster Stack will start on Friday at 1 pm and will play down to a winner. While everybody is guaranteed $915, the winner of the event takes home $24,265, a Circuit ring and an early lead over the field in the Casino Championship race.

Here is a look at the top 10 chip counts:

  1. Jeremy Yap – 817,000
  2. Kevin French – 504,000
  3. John Kral – 493,000
  4. Erich Karle – 463,000
  5. Jeanne Savage – 456,000
  6. Dave Banerjee – 432,000
  7. David Moskowitz – 415,000
  8. Justin Rackley – 377,000
  9. Kerry Moynahan – 369,000
  10. Robert Estrada – 366,000

Full chip counts can be found in the reports tab.


As the series marches forward, the second event of the series of starts on Friday in the form of the $365 Black Chip Bounty No Limit Hold’em. Cards hit the felt at noon and here are the details:

  • Players start with 10,000 in tournament chips
  • For every player you eliminate, you receive $100
  • There are 10-minue breaks after every three levels, except for a 45-minute dinner break after level 12
  • Levels 1-12 are 30 minutes long
  • Levels 13-21 are 40 minutes long
  • Day 1 will wrap up at the conclusion of level 21, at about 1:40 a.m.
  • Survivors of Day 1 will come back on Saturday at 1 p.m. for Day 2 and play down to a winner
  • Levels on Day 2 will be 50 minutes long


Two non-ring events also take place on Friday, running simultaneously with the final day of the Monster stack and Day 1 of the Black Chip Bounty.

At 3 p.m., there is a $150 No Limit Hold’em with a $100,000 guaranteed prizepool with no re-buys, no re-entries and no add-ons.  If players registered on Monday, November 30 between 3-9 p.m., they receive an extra 2,500 tournament chips.

At 8:30 p.m., there is a mega satellite to the $1,675 WSOP Circuit main event that starts on Saturday, December 12. One seat into the main event is guaranteed.


Looking ahead to Saturday, one of the bigger tournaments gets underway. The $365 No Limit Hold’em re-entry event with four starting flights kicks off on Saturday at noon. There are two starting flights on Saturday and Sunday with one starting at noon and one at 5 p.m. on each day.

The survivors of their respective starting flights come back on Monday at noon to play Day 2 and those survivors will play down to a winner on Day 3, which starts at 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

A look at the full Circuit schedule can be found here.