Ed McPike bags 246,000 to lead Day 1A Qualifiers
Ed McPike was the first BigStack of Day 1 HPTPoker Ameristar St Charles $1650 Main Event. when his Pocket_Nines went quads against the Pocket_Kings of Roger Campbell in Level 1. McPike maintained a decent stack all night long, ending up as the top stack as the Bag-n-Tag came at the end of Level 15.
McPike maintained a decent stack all night long, ending up as the top stack as the Bag-n-Tag came at the end of Level 15.Here's all 6 players who are moving on to Sunday's noon start for Day 2 of the Main Event, listed in order of chipcounts.
Ed McPike - 246,000
Alexander Hoff - 212,000
Scott Fry - 158,500
Robert Castoire - 121,500
Chris George - 117,000
Frederick Dottel - 44,000
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We have seen large fields in side events all week long in Chicagoland for the Heartland Poker Tour series at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. The best is yet to come. Today marks the start of the nationally televised $1,650 Main Event. The first of three starting flights for that tournament kicks off today at 2pm.Read more