The $350 Mini Series Main Event at Ameristar St. Charles drew 416 total players. There are 55 returning for Day 2 action today but only one can walk away with the $28,710 first-place prize.
Flight A on Friday saw 146 entries and yesterday's Flight B drew 270 players for a two-day total of 416 total entries. That created a prize pool of $124,800. Cards are in the air for the 55 players who made it through to Day 2. Of those players, 45 are guaranteed at least $686. The top 3 will all earn a 5-figure payday with first place taking home $28,710.
The overall chip leader to start the day is Brian Schoonover with 273,000 chips. Several other notables made it through the first two flights of the local-heavy field including past Main Event champion Matt Paten and former local news anchor Larry Conners.
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