That's it for Day 1A of the 2014 World Poker Tour Bay 101 Shooting Star ($7,500 buy-in). 312 players signed up for the first day of the tournament and 117 of them had chips left when the tournament director called it a day after several hours of play. The overnight chip leader is Giorgio Medici with 254,600 and he received the $10,000 prize as the Day 1A chip leader. Other players that bagged up plenty of chips were Hai Tran (253,500), David Forster (225,200), Bryan Campanello (210,000), Mukul Pahuja (189,100), and Shooting Star David Chiu (174,000).
The Shooting Stars who were eliminated sometime during Day 1A and had their $2,5k bounty collected were Daniel Negreanu, Mike Sexton, Todd Brunson, Tony Dunst, Jay Farber, Joe Hachem, John Juanda, Phil Laak, Nam Le, Mike Matusow, Scotty Nguyen, Noah Schwartz, Erik Seidel, Jennifer Tilly, JC Tran, Paul Volpe, and Phil Hellmuth.