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(pokernews.com)- Day 1b of the Mid-States Poker Tour Meskwaki Main Event drew 231 players, pushing the total number of runners to 410 after two days. Angelina Rich bagged the Day 1b chip lead with 274,000, but Yousri “Chicago” Ali from Day 1a will take the overall chip lead into Day 2 with 309,500.
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Rich, a Seattle, WA, native who has found a lot of success in international tournaments, is fresh off of her first-place win at the MSPT Venetian in Las Vegas this summer. Rich is not only the first female winner of a MSPT event, but she also won the largest first prize in MSPT history, having taken home $304,386.
Rich also has an impressive $345,667 in total live earnings over the course of her poker career, and is certainly having a stellar year to say the least. In addition to her recent MSPT win in June, she also took first in an Aussie Millions event in January of this year.
ay 1b Top 10 Chip Counts
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