This weekend's $1,100 Main Event in Florida is underway. Day 1 flights are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Players who make it through their respective flights return to the felt Sunday for Day 2 action. The final nine will take their seat on the televised table Monday afternoon.
Daytona Beach Racing and Card Club is playing host to its tenth Heartland Poker Tour event this weekend. Over the course of the first nine HPT events, more than $4 million in prize pool money was awarded. A hefty sum is sure to be added to that total by the time the weekend comes to a close.
This is the second-to-last event on the HPT Season XIV schedule. That means there are only two events left for players to collect Player of the Year points. The current POY race is a tight one with Ossama Estafanous leading Aaron Johnson by a mere one point. Several other challengers are within a few points of catching Estafanous. We anticipate seeing all of those in contention this weekend.
In addition to bragging rights, the Season XIV Player of the Year will collect a $10k package with hotel accommodations to play in six HPT Main Events next season.
To follow along with the action all weekend long, head to HPTupdates.com.
This weekend Hollywood Casino Columbus will host the first televised poker event in Ohio history. The Heartland Poker Tour $1,650 Main Event kicks off with the first of three starting flights Thursday at 2pm. Flights B and C are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, both noon starts. The tournament has a $500,000 guarantee.Read more
Greg Wood made the best of his second appearance at a nationally televised HPT final table in two weeks Monday when he beat out the competition to win $119,101. Wood will also collect a $3,500 championship package for his efforts.Read more
Welcome to the $1,100 nationally televised Main Event from Hollywood Casino & Hotel Lawrenceburg. This no-limit hold'em tournament just outside of Cincinnati will crown a champion on Monday, April 1st. There are three starting flights for players to get in on the action. Follow along all weekend long with start-to-finish coverage at HPTupdates.com and PokerNews.com.Read more