The first day of Event #86: $10,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship has concluded after ten hours of high-quality poker action at Bally's and Paris Las Vegas. Some 349 players bought in and only 136 made it through to Day 2.
For the majority of the day, four-time WSOP bracelet winner Adrian Mateos was seen atop of the chip counts and ended with 287,500. Frontrunning the pack is Barry Woods, who ended the day as chip leader with an even 400,000.
David Jackson (326,000) and Ben Heath (311,000) are also well positioned for Day 2, with Pierre Calamusa (333,500), Alexandre Reard (282,000), Jared Jaffee (201,000), Brian Rast (131,500), Kristen Foxen (131,000), Erik Seidel (935,000), Scott Seiver (73,000), Chance Kornuth (59,500), and defending champ Ben Yu (42,000) are also returning tomorrow.
Event #86: $10,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold 'em Top 10 Chip Counts
|1||Barry Woods||United States||400,000|
|5||David Jackson||United States||326,000|
|6||Eli Berg||United States||325,000|
|8||Ben Heath||United Kingdom||311,000|
|10||Craig Mason||United States||302,500|
Others were not as fortunate as some well-known names to hit the rail included All Time Money List Leader Justin Bonomo, Daniel Negreanu, David Peters, Shaun Deeb, Igor Kurganov, Matt Berkey, Jonathan Little, Alex Foxen, and 2013 WSOP Main Event winner, Ryan Riess.
Late registration is open until the start of Day 2 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16th.
Make sure to come back here to PokerNews from 2 p.m. local time for continued coverage of Event #86: $10,000 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Championship to find out who will make it through to the final day!