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Saturday, March 18, 2023 11:04 AM Local Time
Here are the top ten chip counts from Day 1a and the watermark that the players today will be aiming for.
1. Eric Bunch - 606,000
2. Jeffrey Roberson - 573,000
3. Alex Moua - 467,000
4. Ashley Frank - 425,000
5. Noah Nodine - 378,000
6. Phil Mader - 343,000
7. Phillip Bertram - 258,000
8. Wes Withens - 236,000
9. Jacob Phillips - 173,000
10. Matt Sherwood - 172,000
Saturday, March 18, 2023 11:01 AM Local Time
Shuffle up and deal! Day 1b of the Tulsa Main Event is now underway with 105 entries at the start of play.
Saturday, March 18, 2023 10:59 AM Local Time
Saturday, March 18, 2023 10:26 AM Local Time
It is time for Day 1b of the Hard Rock Tulsa Main Event to get underway here on the outskirts of Tulsa. Like Day 1a, players will get a 30,000 starting stack for the $1,700 buy in amount.
Levels are 40 minutes long and registration is open until the start if Level 13. Players may use one re-entry per flight. Play will continue on Day 1 through the end of Level 16 or when 10% of the field remains, whichever comes first. There will be 15-minute breaks every three levels of play and there will be a 90-minute dinner break after Level 9.
Day 1b got 166 entries and ended with 24 players remaining. Day 1b is expected to be a larger field with it being on a Saturday. Everyone that survives from each Day 1 will advance to Day 2 which is on Sunday at 12 noon.
All official gold ring winners from this WSOP Circuit stop will qualify for the invitation-only “Tournament of Champions.” The $1 million freeroll event will be held during the 2023 World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas. 2023 Online winners will also be eligible to compete in the signature event.
WSOP.com will provide live updates for the Main Event throughout each day.