The WEEKEND IS HERE! Horseshoe Iowa debuts the RG Weekend Poker Open with 131 entrants for Flight A! The $20,000 guaranteed prizepool was quickly surpassed at Level 4 making Saturday's Flight B at 12PM even more enticing. Twenty-seven players bagged up tonight to advance onwards. Matthew Stein claims the Friday night lights taking chip leader honors of FLT A with 453,000 in chips. One more flight to go on Saturday at 12PM!


Matthew Stein 453,000
Blake Walczynski 217,000
Larry Kaspar 135,500
Kenda Marler 128,000
Ray Rife 113,000
Aaron Williams 103,000
Scott Buller 103,000
Sean Rossiter 98,000
Tim Dorzweiler 94,000
Tim Anstine 93,000
Aaron Blood 83,500
Gary Peterson 83,500
Matthew  Taylor 81,000
Kelly Vandemheen 77,500
Shane Burkeen 74,500
Brad Hatcher 74,000
Brian Johnson 71,500
Dustin Linblad 70,500
Beverly Parker 66,000
Sherron Thomas 65,000
David  Corwin 64,000
Michael Burt 56,500
Dave Erwin 55,500
Todd Dudas 55,000
Bert Pitman 43,500
Matt Heldt 37,500
Paul Strohm 30,000