Event 8: Flight 1A Ends

$560 Buy-In Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry)

Level 15: Blinds 1.5k/3k/500 ante

Brian Hawkins

Flight 1A has come to a close in Event 8 at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open and 99 players have advanced from the 377 that entered. The far and away chip leader for the flight is Brian Hawkins (pictured above), who stacked up 451,500, and he takes home the $1,000 chip leader bonus for the flight.

Here is a look at the chip leaders and notable stacks from the bag and tag. Action is now running for Flight 1B in this event on the other side of the tournament room and you can stay tuned for updates from that flight throughout the evening.

Flight 1A Notable Chip Counts

Brian Hawkins – 451,500
David Freece – 260,500
Tae Ho Lee – 246,000
Brian Hastings – 226,000
Greg Levine – 225,000
Ronald Katz – 199,500
Erik Christensen – 197,000
Robert Hancock – 196,000
Rogelio Padilla – 195,000
Philip Voerner – 181,500
Sean Posner – 138,500
Michael Johnson – 77,000
Dimas Martinez – 54,000