The second starting flight (Day 1B) of the EPT Sanremo Main Event saw 381 players going through the registration process. After eight 75-minute levels of play, David Yan bagged up the larges pile of chips (179,100) amongst the other 219 advancing players.
Yan, a poker pro from Auckland, New Zealand with close to $600k in live tournament earnings, will take the overall chip lead heading into Day 2. Besides him, another two players, Andrey Lobzhanidze (172,800) & Pierluigi Giglio (163,800), surpassed Day 1A chip leader Cristiano Guerra on the overall chip counts.
In total, 332 of 556 players will return to Casino Sanremo on the Italian Riviera today. Registration will remain open until the start of Day 2, which means that the prize pool should be announced later on today. We will be back with another brief tomorrow.