RG DOWNSTREAM MAIN EVENT (DAY 1A): Michael Roberts Leads, 17 Advance

Level 12 (1,200/2,400/400)
Day 1A Entries: 74
Day 1A Players Remaining: 17
Chip Average: 87,000

The day is at an end for the first flight of the RunGood Main Event and 17 of the 74 entrants advanced to Sunday's Day 2. Leading the way is Michael Roberts, who surged late to put 163,500 in the bag. There is a group of players holding tight to Roberts with Kurt Haiss [pictured] (126,500), Dan Lowery (117,000), and Michael Nico (126,000) among them.

Other RunGood pros who made Day 2 from this flight include Justin Gardenhire (101,000) and Grant Hinkle (41,000). 

Day 1B starts tomorrow at 12:00pm and all players who enter will look to beat the total of Roberts and punch their own ticket to Sunday. A full list of chip counts will be posted when available. The top of the leaderboard and notable counts are below. 

Michael Roberts - 163,500
Kurt Haiss - 126,500
Michael Nico - 126,000
Chris Bumhoer - 119,500
Dan Lowery - 117,000
Justin Gardenhire - 101,000
Michael Lech - 76,000
Grant Hinkle - 41,000