In almost a mirror image of yesterday's 90 players, 92 players entered Flight 1b of the 888Live London Easter Edition, and by the end of the day's 10 levels, Dan Wicks lead the 20 remaining players with a monster stack of 382,000.
This is over 100,000 chips more than yesterday's chip leader Hoa Quan, finished with (256,200). Other big stacks in the room include Egidijus Alsauskas (297,500), Ali Zihni (237,000) and none other than 888poker Ambassador Chris Moorman (241,500).
Dan Wicks leads the 20 remaining players with a monster stack of 382,000.
The day started quickly, with more than 60 players registered by the first break. The day would continue with Kelly Saxby and Moorman taking their seats in the Main Event, the latter of whom stated on Twitter that he was aiming to beat his fellow ambassador Sofia Lövgren's stack of 250,600 which was good enough for second in chips in Day 1a.
Coming for your day1 chipstack @Sofia_Lovgren I currently have 150k stack at the 300/600 level… https://t.co/vH1oewwlpG— Chris Moorman (@Moorman1)
The remaining 20 will join the 22 from Day 1a in Day 2 on Sunday. Before then, there are two more flights. Flight 1c gets underway at 1 p.m. on Saturday, with Flight 1d, a special Turbo edition, at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The Turbo flight consists of half the level times, and will be players' last chance to grab their place in Day 2 and get a little bit closer to securing a slice of the £100,000 guaranteed prize pool.
Top 5 after Day 1b of the 888Live London Easter Edition
|1||Dan Wicks||United Kingdom||382,000|
|3||Chris Moorman||United Kingdom||241,500|
|4||Ali Zihni||United Kingdom||237,000|
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