The opening $350 NLH event at Hollywood Casino St. Louis drew 1,283 total entries over the weekend, a new record for largest poker tournament ever in the state of Missouri. That created a $384,900 prize pool, nearly quadrupling the $100,000 guarantee.
There were 130 players who made it through their respective fields for Day 2 action on Sunday. Each of them was guaranteed $715 for their efforts. First place was scheduled to take home $60,327. In the end, the final six players agreed to a chop with local man Craig Welko taking home the biggest prize, $37,402.
Action continues all week at Hollywood St. Louis. The first of two flights for the $1,650 Main Event kicks off Friday at 2pm. Check out the full remaining schedule HERE.
Restaurateur Bob Reiter padded his Hendon Mob stats Monday afternoon with a big win in Colorado. The Denver man topped a field of 471 entries at Golden Gates to take home the HPT title along with over $157k. Here's a recap of the final table as told by Dan Ross of Hold'em Radio...Read more