Another 435 players have joined for day 1b of the season X World Poker Tour Legends of Poker event at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardes, California. Out of the 181 players who were eliminated on day 1a, 116 of them reentered the tournament on day 1b. The total players field of 757 players has made a total prize pool of $2,570,015 with $758,085 set aside for the eventuall champion.
Although being late for the tournament, J.C. Tran made the best out of it, taking the top spot of the day with 265,000 in chips. The second place goes to an unknown player with 189,600 in chips and Gary Miles took the third spot by the chip count with 177,300 in chips.
Kathy Liebert, Tony Dunst, Jennifer Tilly and Justin Young reentered the tournament but all of them were not able to finish the day with chips in their bags, as all of them hit the rail, loosing $7,000 in two days.
Day 2 will start off with 340 players surviving the first two registration days.
Top ten by the chip count after day 1b:
1st – J.C. Tran – 265,000c
2nd – Unknown – 189,600c
3rd – Gary Miles – 177,300c
4th – Michael Woo – 167,000c
5th – Paul Lieu – 148,000c
6th – Marek Uharcek – 146,100c
7th – Andrew Taylor – 142,000c
8th – Michael Winnett – 139,200c
9th – Owen Crowe – 138,500c
10th – Henry So – 136,800c