Championship Day 1B: Romeo Mendoza Leads After Break

$3,500 LHPO Championship
$2,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 3:  200/400 with a 400 ante
Day 1B Entries:  449

Romeo Mendoza

Players returned to their seats and we had our first look at the big stacks in the room while they were gone.

WSOPC Tampa High Roller champ Romeo Mendoza leads the field with 146,000 and is followed closely by Harry Hurst with 142,100. Tommy Thanh, David Dowdy, and former Poker Showdown Champ Eric Afriat round out the top five in early action.

Romeo Mendoza – 146,000 (365 bb)
Harry Hurst – 142,100 (355 bb)
Tommy Thanh – 136,800 (342 bb)
David Dowdy – 136,600 (342 bb)
Eric Afriat – 133,599 (334 bb)

With 449 in Day 1B after the first break, the combined total is up to 1,251 and the prize pool topped $4,000,000.

Harry Hurst