Fan favorite Vada Harkleroad is back at River City looking for a Final Table appearance
Cash Carpenter eliminated Greg "Fossilman" Raymer early in Flight 1A, thus collecting one of his famed fossils.
Chris Louviere has became a regular on the HPT tour after winning at Prairie Meadows earlier this season.
Craig "The Legend" Casino & Cliff Waite found each other early in Flight 1B. Casino leads Waite and Stan Jablonski by one cash in the most career HPT cashes list.
Stan Jablonski and Ari Engel enjoy some early play during Flight 1B.
John Michalak is looking to pass Allen Kessler this weekend in the Season IX Player of the Year race.
Bob Chow is always smiling, but then again when you win an HPT Championship what is there not to smile about?
Penelope Banhidy has two HPT cashes in her career, both were Final Table appearances.
Heather Alcorn is usually dealing our events, but this weekend she opted to play for a shot at the life-changing money.
Vada Harkleroad & Patricia Bott are the final two players remaining in the Main Event. Thanks to an early table break they are now seated next to each other.
Ryan Hickey started the day as one of the shorter stacks. Thanks to a couple early doubles he managed to get off of life support.
Eric Crain started Day 2 with the chip lead.
Craig Casino and Greg Raymer started Day 2 seated next to each other.