Championship day looms at Atlantic City WSOPC

More than 300 players have descended on Caesars Atlantic City for its World Series of Poker Circuit No-Limit Hold'em championship event and tomorrow one of them will leave the felt $488,000 richer.

Day 1 is in the books, with player Cory Carroll's $101,500 pile of chips good enough to claim big stack in the tournament.

Not to far behind him are competitors Harvey Layton, of Devon, Pa., and Eric Haber of Muttontown, N.Y., who hold $81,900 and $79,900 in chips, respectively.

Day 2 is already underway at the casino, and by the end of tomorrow's championship final table, cashiers will have dished out more than $1.5 million to the players at the $4,900+$250 event.

Chip counts after Day 1 are as follows:

1Cory Carroll$101,500
2 Harvey Layton $81,900
3 Eric Haber $79,900
4 Frank Vizza $73,700
5 Grant Lang $71,400
6 Larry Vance $69,500
7 Todd Rebello $68,800
8 Vincent Alexander $61,800
9 Mike Leah $60,000

For updates on today's play and results from Wednesday's final table of the WSOPC event, please check back to the news section.

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