The completion of Level 4, which was characterized by a bevy of bustouts, brings about the last break of the evening, which is 20 minutes long and begins now. While you wait for the action to resume, feel free to check out the following lists, which show the players who thrived this past level, as well as those players who failed to survive.
Big Stacks: Maynard Little (170,000), Joe Tehan (139,925), Chris Limo (134,000), Doug Lee (129,500), Aaron Schaff (124,000), Robin Bergren (122,000), Noah Boeken (121,000), Patrick Coughlin (118,000)
Level 4 Eliminations: Dan Heimiller, Shawn Sheikhan, John Juanda, Adam Schoenfeld, Michael Binger, Antonio Esfandiari, Jason Senti, Scott Bohlman, Simon Watt, Ivan Demidov, Waki Waki, Tony Cousineau, Alexander Kravchenko, and Nelly
The plan after the break is to play one more level before bagging up for tonight. The surviving players of Day 1d will then return on Tuesday, along with the remaining Day 1b players, to comprise Day 2b. In the meantime, Day 1a and 1c survivors will return tomorrow at 12:00 PM PST for Day 2a.