Day 1A of the Run Good Poker Series Kansas City Main Event is in the books. A total of 122 players queued up at Harrah's Kansas City for the opening flight of this $100,000 guarantee event.
When the flight was over, Javier Terrazas held the chip lead (212,500) over atop 24 players advancing to Day 2, which will start Sunday at noon.
Several familiar faces took a shot at Day 1A and Craig Welko, Blair Hinkle, Matt Donaldson were eliminated. Meanwhile, Grant (46,500) and Mason Hinkle (188,000) both advanced to Day 2, as well as Justin Gardenhire (60,000).
PokerNews Podcast host Jeff Platt and LFG Podcast Host Jamie Kerstetter, both played but failed to bag for Day 2 as well.
Danny Padilla bagged the second biggest stack after holding the lead for most of the day. Padilla bagged 203,500 and was just beaten out during the last level by Terrazas.
"It was a good last level," Terrazas said after bagging the chip lead.
There are still two more flights in the RGPS Kansas City Main Event. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at noon. The final day will be Sunday at noon when all players combine for a chance to be the next RGPS Main Event Champion.