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.
Visit PokerNews.com to keep up with all of the Day 2 action. This $1,100 Main Event at Golden Gates Casino drew 732 total entries over four starting flights. The remaining 129 players return to the felt Sunday at 11am to play down to the final nine. The top 81 players will make a minimum of $1,917 and Monday's winner will take home $152,671.Read more
Heartland Poker Tour returns to Colorado for another series at Golden Gates Casino July 10th through 22nd. HPT has a history of tournaments with monster prize pools at this venue in the quaint city of Black Hawk, nestled in the mountainside of the Rockies at an elevation of 8,500 feet.Read more
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