Not a lot of noise from the main feature table during the first level of play. Defending champion Jonathan Duhamel has lost a few chips in the early going, and presently sits with about 23,000.
Michael DiMichele has also gotten off to a slow start. Just now he was trying to get things going with a raise to 250 from the cutoff, getting one caller in William Kassouf from the button. The flop came , DiMichele checked, then quickly folded to Kassouf's bet of 550.
DiMichele has just over 22,000 at present.