March 23nd, 2018
Day Nine

Yesterday's $1675 Main Event FLT A of the $1,000,000 guarantee at Hard Rock Tulsa saw 91 players enter and 13 advance into Sunday's Day 2 action. Today's action has kicked off with nearly 200 entrants for FLT B, well above pace from last year's Friday FLT. Live updates can be found on the WSOP page here.
The thirteen players moving on include RG Ambassador Justin Gardenhire, who will be unbagging 57,000 chips for Sunday. Jonathan Poche bagged the chip lead with 379,000 chips putting him in good shape to go deep on Day 2. Here are chip counts from FLT A:

First Name Last Name Chip Count
Jonathan Poche 379,000
Charlie Nguyen 314,000
Marlon Gabriel 281,000
Joshua Turner 239,500
Sergio Ramirez 104,500
Lonny Weitzel 98,500
Richard Gordon 90,500
Jake Daniels 86,500
Justin Gardenhire 57,000
Colin Perry 47,500
Christopher Neal 45,500
Brandon Wilt 42,000
Jerry Hunter 36,000

Along with the Main Event FLT B today, at 4PM there will be a ladies event starting:

4:00 PM - $135 Ladies Event

  • Players start with 8,000 in tournament chips
  • 30 minute levels
  • Unlimited re-entry until the start of Level 9 (roughly 8:30 p.m.)
  • This is a one-day tournament
  • Structure

There are plenty of more chances to satellite in for tomorrow's flight:

7:00 PM - $250 Mega Satellite into the Main Event ($1,675)
10:00 PM $135 Turbo satellite into Main Event ($1,675)