When the dust settled, Paul Spitzberg (Tenafly, NJ) had the most chips in the room with 185,425. He gets the $3,000 bonus as chip leader.
Hend Matthews (Brigantine, NJ) was second with 179,175 -- good for $2,000 bonus.
Jason Andrews (Pittsburgh, PA) who peaked at about 250k at dinner, dropped to 174,050 before the end of play, missing out on the bonuses.
Melad Marji (Atlantic City, NJ) bagged 164,000.
The full chip counts will be posted in the morning with the seat redraw.
187 made the cut on day 1B. They will join the 68 survivors from day 1A at 12 noon Tuesday for day two.