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Ho, Busquet, and Baker Among the 27 Players to Advance from Day 1a

Day 1a of the 2015 River Poker Series $2,500 Main Event from the beautiful WinStar World Casino came to a close in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Busquet is Back

Shortly after busting, Olivier Busquet reentered and is now sitting with another former WPT Borgata winner, Dwyte Pilgrim.

Pilgrim's Plunder

WSOP Circuit Killer and WPT title holder Dwyte Pilgrim loves a big field and a big stack. He moved over the 100,000-chip mark just a few moments ago by making it 2,000 from the small blind after it folded to him.

Pilgrim Is Out

We caught the action after a flop of . Dwyte Pilgrim checked from the small blind and another player bet 2,200. Terik Brown called, as did Pilgrim. The turn was the and Pilgrim moved all in.

Mountainous Mattern

Popular French pro and all-round nice guy Arnaud Mattern is motoring up the chip counts right now, having added 10,000 chips to his stack since we last caught up with him.

Pilgrim Halved Early

A player from early position raised to 50 and Dwyte Pilgrim called. The player on the button three-bet to 225, the original raiser folded and Pilgrim made the call. The flop was and both players checked.

Petersen Busts Pilgrim

Dwyte Pilgrim was just all in for his final 10,000 chips and he was up against former EPT Copenhagen winner Mickey Petersen. Petersen: Pilgrim: The board ran out and Petersen raked in this pot.

Mercier Gets Lucky Versus Pilgrim

Jason Mercier put his last 10,000 or so in on a board of , and Dwyte Pilgrim swore before making the call. Pilgrim: Mercier: Mercier had binked the turn and got in with great equity, and Pilgrim didn't find any help on the river.

Pilgrim Lays Down Big Slick in Strange Pot

Matt Marafioti opened for 2,000 under the gun, and Dwyte Pilgrim reraised to 5,100 in the small blind. Apparently, as Isaac Baron was tanking in the big blind, Matt Marafioti shoved all in.

A Tale of Three Players

With over $2.2 million in live tournament winnings, including a win this April in a WSOP Circuit event in Chester, Pa., Kyle Bowker has long been one of the most successful poker players on the circuit.

Racener Busts Pilgrim

Dwyte Pilgrim moved all in for 100,000 from under the gun with and John Racener looked him up two seats over with the . The flop came king-high with two clubs, pairing Racener but giving Pilgrim a flush draw.

Maurice Hawkins and Dwyte Pilgrim Taking Control of Table 440

Two of the more talkative players in the game find themselves seated next to one another at Table 440. Maurice Hawkins is sitting in Seat 1 and Dwyte Pilgrim is to his left in Seat 2.

Dwyte Pilgrim Straightens Out to Stay Afloat

After his starting stack of 30,000 had dwindled to the danger zone, circuit grinder and accomplished pro Dwyte Pilgrim moved all in over the top of a 700 bet, risking for his last 2,925 on the flop.

Pilgrim Forces Fold

An early position player raised to 500 preflop, and Dwyte Pilgrim called from middle position, as did Brian Rast. The button and big blind also called. The flop fell , and the big blind checked.

King of the Hill

We noticed Dwyte Pilgrim's seat was empty, and his former neighbor George Hill trying to organize a truly enormous pile of chips. After a bit of investigation, we discovered that Hill ended Pilgrim's tournament by making a full house.

Pilgrim Rides the Mayflower

Circuit grinder Dwyte Pilgrim is known for his willingness to dive into any poker tournament, from the Rio's Daily Deepstack series to WPT Championships, and everything in between.

No Thanksgiving for this Pilgrim

After making quads earlier in the day to win a big pot, Dwyte Pilgrim appeared to be on the verge of a successful Day 1 run, but unfortunately one of the most well-liked grinders on the tournament circuit was eliminated sometime after the l

Dwyte Pilgrim Does it With Flair

Dwyte Pilgrim is well known on the tournament circuit for being one of the most gregarious, good natured players in the game.

Calling the Clock: Dwyte Pilgrim

We're back for another edition of Calling the Clock, this time with the one and only Dwyte Pilgrim! Video:

Pilgrim Takes A Small One From Peters

David Peters sat down at Table 5 and in his very first hand opted to raise to 525 from early position. The raise cleared the field all the way around to Dwyte Pilgrim in the small blind, he called, and the two saw a slop of .