Flight A of the RGPS Main Event at Harrah's North Kansas City drew in 104 players Friday night, with 16 moving on to Day 2 on Sunday. After twelve levels of play, Jonathan Nye has emerged as the Flight A chip leader. Nye also cashed in the Deepstack on Thursday, but is looking to improve on his 34th-place finish there.

Official chip counts from Flight A:

First Name Last Name Chip Count
Jonathan Nye 261,500
Jay McVeigh 235,500
Justin Young 229,500
Tim Woodson 214,000
Rick McGown 201,000
Ali Zakeri 160,500
Mark Fink 116,500
Carter Clond 97,000
Alex Marler 87,500
Frank Mondello 84,000
Jeff Foust 82,000
Doug Glasscock 65,500
Bill Cole 53,500
Mark Von Schlemmer 49,500
Patrick Hanson 44,500
Sean Lindsey 34,500


The photo album from Flight A can be found here.

Two more flights are scheduled to take place Saturday: Flight B at noon and Flight C at 7 p.m.  For those who would like to satellite their way into the Main Event, a $160 turbo satellite is scheduled for 4 p.m. and is guaranteed to award at least 5 seats to the $675 Main Event. 

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