Day 1 of the $10,000 buy-in World Poker Finals at Foxwoods is in the books, with World Poker Tour Chairman of the Board Lyle Berman sitting as the chip leader. Berman is stacked at 153,300.
Berman was at or near the chip lead for most of the day.
Other notables include:
The official number of entrants for the event has not been released yet, but should exceed 800. Day 1 of the championship event was split into two days. Day 2 of Day 1 starts at noon today.