APPT Macau High Rollers Event

That's A Wrap For Day One!

Chip Leader Vladimit Geshkenbein
The chips have been bagged to see the end of a successful day in the APPT Macau High Rollers Event.

A world class field of 64 took to the felt today including high stakes regulars David Steicke, JC Tran, Joe Hachem, Jay Kinkade, Andrew Scott, Bertrand Grospellier, Vivek Rajkumar and Nathaniel Seet.

However when the railbirds cleared out and the players returned home, none of the mentioned remained in the field.

Vladimir Geshkenbein surged strong and late to take the chip lead into tomorrow with an impressive 478,000 in chips.

Sitting right on his tail however will be Jonathan 'xMONSTERxDONGx' Karamalikis (448,500), JJ Liu (406,000), Yevgeniy Timoshenko (356,000) and Gap Young Kim (339,000).

There are a few players that me low on chips, but experience and presence more than makes up for. Johnny Chan (158,000) and Will Ma (132,500) will be looking to replicate their final table feats last year and Team PokerStars Pro's Grant 'grunter' Levy and Terrence Chan are always a threat.

Play is set to begin at 12:15pm local time tomorrow with all the action being provided by PokerNews as the remaining 25 players play down to just one and the $266,690 first prize, coveted trophy and title of Champion!