Big Stax 2500, Day 1

Big Stax 2500 drew 75 players. With 2 full levels of registration being open, we anticipate the total to reach the 100 player mark. With a stacked field of many notables including Greg Fishberg, Tom Cannuli, Justin Liberto, Joe McKeehen, Ryan McKnight, Mike Marder, Joe “Worm” Palma, Victor Ramdin, and February’s 2500 champion Natale Kuey, 38 of them found a back and will resume play at 11am. Complete blog coverage will begin at the start of day 2. Here is the list of who bagged chips for day 2.

ANNAND MAHINDRA VICTOR RAMDIN BRONX NY 516,000
MATTHEW MACCARONI HAMILTON SQ NJ 515,000
RAUL MARTINEZ-GALLEGO ATLANTIC CITY NJ 447,500
SOLOMON YI NORWALK CT 336,500
JEFFREY CHANG BETHESDA MD 310,500
DANIEL PABON STAMFORD CT 294,500
GERSHON DISTENFELD BERGENFIELD NJ 291,000
THOMAS REVELLO BRIDGEWATER NJ 291,000
RAMY ELSAFTY MONROE NJ 272,500
DEREK SUDELL GREENWICH CT 245,000
SHAUN ODONNELL SUCCASUNNA NJ 228,000
THOMAS CANNULI CAPE MAY NJ 219,500
JASON MIN FLUSHING NY 219,500
MATTHEW KOLIBAS NEW YORK NY 216,500
YURY PARAD NEW YORK NY 216,500
JOSEPH MCKEEHEN CONSHOHOCKEN PA 195,500
ALEXANDER ZAVERUKHA NEWTOWN PA 182,500
ROBERT BOLTE RICHBORO PA 182,000
HIROAKI HARADA LANGHORNE PA 181,000
AARON OLSHAN AMHERST NY 178,000
GARY GELMAN BROOKLYN NY 169,000
MICHAEL ROSSITTO BROOKLYN NY 163,500
RYAN MCKNIGHT HARRISBURG PA 156,000
JOSEPH BRAND FAIR LAWN NJ 155,000
NATALE KUEY BRONX NY 138,000
NILS TOLPINGRUD GLEN BURNIE MD 123,000
AARON OVERTON PHILADELPHIA PA 119,500
ALEXANDER QUEEN BETHLEHEM PA 106,500
JIANG QIAN WATERVLIET NY 103,000
BRANDON HALL HANOVER PA 102,000
RAJIV MARAGH PALM BAY FL 99,000
JAMES ANDERSON PITTSBURGH PA 79,500
DAVID OLSHAN AMHERST NY 76,500
SAMUEL GANZFRIED MIAMI BEACH FL 75,000
JUAN SANCHEZ-ROMAN EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP NJ 69,000
MICHAEL MARDER SEWELL NJ 57,500
RYAN POCHEDLY MANTUA OH 42,500
ROMAN VALERSTEIN LANGHORNE PA 32,500