The World Poker Tour has landed in beautiful Prague in Czech Republic and the first day of the Main Event is already in the books. 60 players entered Day 1A and, after 8 levels of play, 38 of them were still alive and kicking.
Swedish player Alexander Ivarsson had the lead for much of the first day, but at the end of it all it was Belarusian pro Aliaksei Boika who bagged up the chip lead with 99,500. Ivarsson, who had 126k at one point, ended the day in 4th place with 81.2k
Here are some of the biggest names who made it through to Day 2 with an average+ stack: GAELLE BAUMANN (77,100), KEVIN MACPHEE (67,500), STEVE O'DWYER (65,700), and ANTHONY ZINNO (50,500).
Day 1B kicks off at 2pm local time at King Casino in Prague. A greater field of players is expected today, which is well-needed for the tournament's prize pool! Check back tomorrow morning for another update.