Darryl Fish ended Day 1 as chip leader, stacked at 236,625. He’s followed by Jon “Pearljammer” Turner, a ginger, with 227,325.
Some big names are among the other big stacks. One-time 2009 WSOP Main Event chip leader Billy Kopp is stacked at 201,325. Others include but are certainly not limited to Carlos Mortensen (194,525), Antonio Esfandiari (184,225), David Benyamine (157,225), Jimmy Fricke (145,600), and Dutch Boyd (128,225).
Justin Bonomo is among the shorter stacks, with just over 40,000. Get his take on the day in the above vlog.
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