Yesterday's flight here in Kansas City had 107 total entries, with 17 advancing. We've already hit the century mark today with just over seven hours of registration left.
HPT Tournament Director Jeremy Smith has finished his pre-tournament announcements on rules, breaks, etc. and cards are in the air.
This is the second and final flight of the $1,650 Main Event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City in Western Missouri. Yesterday's flight saw 107 total entries, 17 of which bagged chips and advanced. Click HERE to see a full list of players who bagged Flight A.
Today's field will play through 15 full levels (or down to 13% of the field, whichever comes first). At that point, the remaining players will bag chips. Both flights will be combined for Day 2 action tomorrow.
There will be breaks every three levels this afternoon. After the ninth level, players gets a one-hour dinner break. When they return from that dinner break (at approximately 7:30) late registration will be closed.
At that point, we will tally total entries and prize pool numbers.
Good luck to all!
Greg Raymer put on a classic clinic at the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Ameristar East Chicago $1,650 Main Event final table, taking down his record fifth HPT Main Event title, along with $171,411 in prize money, and a $3,500 Championship Package for the HPT Season XVI Championship at the end of the season.Read more
The final nine players in the $1,650 Main Event from Ameristar East Chicago will take their seats at noon today to play down to a winner. You can watch the table on a short delay at twitch.tv/hptpoker. Here's the story on the final table as told by PokerNews' Brandon Temple:Read more
The third and final flight of the $1,650 Main Event from Ameristar East Chicago is underway. The first two flights drew 269 total entries. For a recap of the first two flights, or to follow along with the action the rest of the way, head to PokerNews.com. Here's a recap of Day 1b action as told by Brandon Temple of PokerNews:Read more
The first of three flights in the $1,650 Main Event from Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago kicks off today at 2pm. Players start with 30,000 chips and 40 minutes levels in this big blind ante event and registration is open until the start of level 10, or approximately 9:45pm. Players are allowed a single re-entry in each flight.Read more