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World Poker Finals at Foxwoods - Day 1


Day 1 of the $10,000 buy-in World Poker Finals at Foxwoods is in the books, with World Poker Tour Chairman of the Board Lyle Berman sitting as the chip leader.  Berman is stacked at 153,300.

Berman was at or near the chip lead for most of the day.  Two-time 2005 WSOP bracelet winner Mark Seif is sitting with 107,600 in chips.  The average chip stack at the end of the day was 34,745. 

Other notables include: Andy Black - 77,200, Allen Cunningham - 41,900, Young Pham - 41,800, Temp Hutter - 38,500, Anrold Spee - 29,300, Bernard Lee - 24,300, Kathy Liebert - 22,500, and Farzad Bonyadi - 11,300. 

The official number of entrants for the event has not been released yet, but should exceed 800.  Day 1 of the championship event was split into two days.  Day 2 of Day 1 starts at noon today.

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