Championship Day 1A: Brandon Wittmeyer Leads 162 Survivors with 474,000

$5,300 SHRPO Championship
$3,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 11:  1,500/2,500 with a 2,500 ante
Day 1A Players Remaining:  162 of 543

Brandon Wittmeyer
Day 1A Chipleader Brandon Wittmeyer

Day 1A comes to an end with 162 players remaining from a Day 1A field of 543 entries, and the chipleader appears to be Brandon Wittmeyer with 474,000 (190 big blinds).

The full list of official chip counts will be posted later tonight, but in the meantime, here’s an unofficial top five:

1.  Brandon Wittmeyer  –  474,000  (190 bb)
2.  Shannon Shorr  –  396,000  (158 bb)
3.  Jason Daly  –  384,500  (154 bb)
4.  Asher Neaman  –  369,500  (148 bb)
5.  Koray Aldemir  –  359,500  (144 bb)

With 543 entries on Day 1A, there is already more than $2.63 million in the prizepool, and we should surpass the $3 million guarantee before play begins tomorrow.

Players are allowed one entry and one re-entry per starting flight, and registration will remain open tomorrow until the start of Level 9, around 9:15 pm.

Day 1B begins tomorrow at 11:00 am, so stay tuned to for our continuing coverage of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship.