Level 9 (600/1,200/200)
Total RG Main Event Day 1B Entries: 134
Total RG Main Event Entries: 257
Day 1B Players Remaining: 66
The chip lead is far from decided on Day 1B and among the group of players currently in the chase are two who have both have a major title to their name.
Most players we have seen sporting gear from one of Missouri's sports teams have usually been wearing Kansas City gear by Matt Donaldson is shaking up that trend by his choice of St. Louis Blues apparel. Coincidentally, St. Louis is also the site of Donaldson's best tournament result. Donaldson won the HPT Main Event there in November 2016 and earned almost $133,000 for that first place finish.
The January tournament calendar belongs primarily to Choctaw in this part of the country, but down in Tunica, MS, Neil Patel found victory in the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event there. Patel got to work early in Day 1B and is nearing 100,000 as the reflection of chips in his sunglasses grows larger.