Ameristar East Chicago is set to host their first HPT series. Event #1 kicked of with a room full of players looking to score big.
Alex Hayes - Winner of Event #1
Bob Chow proved his Main Event win was not a fluke as he took down Event #2 this week.
Two-time HPT Champion Mike "Cowboy" Harris returned to action this weekend in Flight 1A play.
Doc Schrepfer looking to repeat his performance from last year when he made the Final Table.
Michael Kamenjarin has two 16th place finished in his last two HPT tournaments. He is back this weekend looking to get that Final Table.
Mo Onorato during Flight 1B
Colin York is looking to gain some more points this weekend to take over the Player of the Year race.
Darryl Ronconi has a HPT Final Table under his belt, now he is looking to get that title.
Zal Irani made the Final Table at Prairie Meadow last season, he has traveled to the Chicago area to take another shot.
Stan Jablonski is looking for that elusive HPT Title hat has eluded him during his multiple Final Table appearances.
David Gutfreund has a few HPT Final Tables under his belt, including one here in the Chicago area.
Terry Ring is looking for a second HPT Championship during Season X.
Jacob Bazeley and Craig Casino sitting next to each during Flight 1B.
NBA Player Shawn Marion grew up in the Chicago area.
Michael Vanderwoude getting ready for Final Table action.
Aaron Massey ready for Final Table play.
Stan Jablonski checking out his cards.
Paul Vivacqua looking at his cards.
James Nelson and David Berman as play gets underway.
Lights, Camera, Action!
James Richison shows his cards to win the pot.
Stan Jablonski and Aaron Massey for the title.
Stan Jablonski lays out a bet during Heads-up play.
Aaron Massey thinks out his next move.
Aaron Massey interviewed after becoming a HPT Champion.