Smiles around the room as registration ends in FLT A. Today's remaining field of 234 players will whittle themselves down to 30 tonight before bagging up and returning for Day 2. Lets take a look at some of the happy faces from local grinders.
Scott Allacher from Omaha NE, looks to continue his summer poker run after his play in Vegas.
Joseph Wilson, Omaha, is looking for a run up to be today's Chip Leader, his preferred spot on Day 1.
Jacob Long, Lincoln NE, is a familiar face here at Horseshoe Casino Council Bluffs.