Vitaly Lunkin dominated on Day1A after holding off some tough competition at WSOP. Day 1A brought out over 1,000 entrants, and many have already fallen prey to the top contenders of the tournament. Dwyen Ringbauer is currently leading the chips, with 191,125 to his name.

The contenders list was fairly full, with some notable names seasoning the battlefield. Michael Mizrachi held second place, with 142,650 chips. Barry Shulman managed to break the 100,000 mark, and he ended up with 113,000 going to the end of the day. Chris Moneymaker, 2003 Main Event Champ, took home six figures worth of chips as well, with 107,425 to his name. Vitaly Lunkin has also proved a dominant force, and he holds 82,000 chips. David Sklansky is one of the most influential minds in poker, and he is clinging to life with 26,000 chips.