WSOP Main Event: Day 1A Index

2006 World Series of Poker Day 1A PokerStars Coverage

DAY 1A Photo Gallery

PokerStars 2006 WSOP Day 1A Wrap-up

Meet the bloggers behind PokerStars 2006 WSOP Team Blog

Pre-game

Silencing the voice of self-doubt (Wil Wheaton)

Itching to play (Craig Cunningham)

Begin the beginning (Howard Swains)

Main Event Day 1A Begins (Brad "Otis" Willis)


PokerStars Qualifier Updates

PokerStars: It's Everywhere (C.J. Hoyt)

Don't get involved too early (C.J. Hoyt)

Furious Action (C.J. Hoyt)

The Hot Glare (C.J. Hoyt)

Is the Luckbox Unlucky (C.J. Hoyt)

Quad Queens for "toocharming" (C.J. Hoyt)

Suited Aces for Nate Kelley (C.J. Hoyt)

Peter "jaxtraw" Falk (Brad "Otis" Willis)

"Don't Tell Me How Many Chips I Have!" (Craig Cunningham)



PokerStars at Featured Table Coverage

Where's Table 67? Oh, yeah! Under the lights. (Craig Cunningham)

Sometimes Survival's Enough (Craig Cunningham)

Feature Table Becomes Must Move (Craig Cunningham)



Team PokerStars and Big Name Coverage

Wil Wheaton Pre-Game Interview (Dr. Pauly)

Keep Cool With Luca Pagano (Howard Swains)

Zen Patience and Barry Greenstein (Team PokerStars update) (Dr. Pauly)

Late night Team PokerStars update (Dr Pauly)

European coverage

Staying happily out of the way (Howard Swains)

Australian Coverage

Emad Tahtouh Update (Ali Lightman)

Emad's Crazy Bluff (Ali Lightman)

If a butterfly flaps its wings (a goodbye to Emad) (Ali Lightman)

Gary Benson exits early (Ali Lightman)

Player profiles

Marcus Bowers (Mad Harper)

Irishlust (Mad Harper)


Day 1A Chip Counts:

(please note, omissions or additions may have been made due different name spellings on WSOP lists)

MATTHEW MAROON $83,150
AARON CLARK $78,925
ERIK FRIBERG $77,675
CUONG VAN DO $73,125
PETER FALK $67,575
ERIK GOMEZ $57,775
ANDREW BROKOS $57,300
PAUL HARKLEROAD $55,675
ANDREAS VILLAND $52,600
JESSE MARTIN $52,450
ARTURO MORALES $52,200
RYAN YOUNG $50,575
JOHN MAGILL $50,275
BRIAN KOOPERMAN $46,625
SIDNEY HASSON $45,625
WILLIAM NORTH $45,250
ABOUAF DAN $43,625
JON NAKATANI $43,575
MARK HANDLEY $43,500
ALBERT SROUR $42,875
CRAIG SCHEWE $41,250
YARON WASSERMAN $40,000
IAN BAKER $39,050
MATTHEW RUNDELL $38,875
DEREK SCHWERZLER $38,800
JAY LEWMAN $38,450
DANNY WALKER $38,150
DARRYL DARE $37,975
GORDON CROSS $37,625
ALAN FIDELO $37,350
SETH COHEN $37,350
ALEX BRIGANTE $37,075
MARK OWENS $36,675
VIET TRAN $35,700
CHRIS GEORGE $35,125
MOE PARVAN $35,050
BRUCE S. COPELAND $34,225
PAUL SMITH $33,775
STEVEN BOYLE $33,400
DOUGLAS KIM $32,800
JAMES MCLEOD $32,400
SCOTT DEPPE $32,300
MATT BALTZ $31,350
SUPOT CHAIMUNGKLA $31,325
RICHARD GOODING $30,300
SCOTT MIGHTON $30,000
CHRIS DOW $29,900
BRIAN GASS $29,300
ROBERT SANDERS $29,025
VINCENT IANNUZZI $29,025
DARREN BRANDES $28,850
NICK EGIDE $27,800
KELLY CONTRERAS $26,875
PATRICK GRIFFIN $26,750
JOHN COITO $25,650
MICHAEL EDENS $25,300
GREGORY T. SPENCE $25,250
DEAN JOHNSON $25,050
KEVIN MANLEY $24,850
KIRK FELLOWS $24,850
KATJA THATER $24,550
GARY JONES $24,525
JIM MORRIS $23,375
MANUEL LABANDEIRA $22,950
QASIM TIWANA $22,725
RICK MOMBOURQUETTE $22,250
GREG GIANNOKOSTAS $22,025
SAM HIATT $21,700,
RAY UY $21,550,
JONATHAN REGO $21,150,
PAUL COLES $21,075,
JOHN EILERMANN $20,650,
JOSHUA BIRD $20,500,
JOSH BRENNER $20,225
C. SHAWN STEWART $19,925
JAMES GOODMAN $19,450
RONALD NIXON $19,450
BLAKE BUFFINGTON $19,275
RAY RYDER $19,100
CHRISTIAN FOSTER $19,000
JOHN PIRES $18,975
KENNETH J. RALSTON $18,725
GARY RINGHOFER $18,425
NORMAN BRYAN $18,400
SOL BERGREN $17,875
JONATHAN GREENHALGH $17,750
NOAH BOEKEN $16,850
DAN FINKLEMAN $16,750
SUNIL PADIYAR $16,425
THOMAS J. ADAMS $16,350
GARY BROADDUS $15,700
WADE GRAHAM $15,625
MARK HANNA $15,575
JOHNNY L WOOD $15,300
SHAWN GLINES $15,225
SUMIT KUMAR $15,150
EUGENE TODD $15,100
JACK WOODEN $14,675
JOHN DUTHIE $14,675
JOSEPH CORDI $14,675
DAVID GALLELLO $14,250
TESTUD PAUL $14,250
RODNEY JENNINGS $14,075
TAMMY ROCCO $13,875
TONY PETRUZZI $12,775
JON TURNER $12,725
ED LATIF $12,625
JARED LISSAUER $12,175
REUBEN PETERS $11,800
THOMAS BOHMER $11,625
< MAXIM DOLINSKY $10,950
DAVID PENLY $10,450
ERIC MILLER $9,750
JOHN WOOTON $8,675
BILGER RAPHAEL $8,625
CHRIS MADRID $8,600
ADRIENNE ROWSOME $8,250
MICHAEL A KINGSBURY $7,750
JOE EBANKS $6,950
JOHN MICHAEL $6,650
HARINAM KHALSA $6,525
DAVID SANBONMATSU $6,225
CAMERON WARREN $5,700
CHARLES PRICE $5,175
JAMES OLSON $3,990
HECTOR GARZA $3,650
DAVID ATRUBIN $1,125
Brad Willis
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