The second flight of the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Venetian $1,100 Main Event is set to get underway at 11:10 a.m. local time, the second of three starting flights.
Another strong showing is expected today after Day 1a drew 385 total entries with 46 players punching their way into Friday's Day 2.
Adrian Bertini bagged the chip lead of the first flight with an impressive stack of 471,000. Today, another group of players will try to challenge that mark.
Following behind Bertini were Tony Zharnitsky (394,000), Andrew Moreno (369,000), James Voles (368,000), and Hal Klein (333,000).
Others to punch their tickets to Day 2 were Shelby Penka (301,000), Jessica Richards (271,000), Ryan Dodd(260,000), Alyssa Stachowski (225,000), and Chad Holloway (215,000).
Day 1b Schedule
The second starting flight will be identical to its first as the day will end once fifteen 40-minute levels are completed. All players will start with 25,000 in chips with 15-minute breaks coming after every two hours of play. All players are allowed unlimited re-entry per starting flight and registration will remain open until the end of Level 9.
Once the final level is completed, all remaining players will bag up for the night and will combine with Day 1a players for Day 2 action on Friday, October 15th at 11 a.m. local time.
PokerNews will provide live updates of Day 1b so stay tuned.