After battling through field of 416 players over the course of two days, Charles Leroi has scored the biggest cash of his poker career.
Leroi began Day 2 third in chips. He coasted through most of the day and came into the final table in the middle of the pack. He took a few large pots from Evans early on and never looked back. Leroi will collect $28,710 for the win, the largest score on his poker resume to date.
Next up for HPT is a full series at Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour in Black Hawk, Colorado July 11-23. That series opens with a $400 NLH event and closes with the $1,100 Main Event the following weekend. Check out the full schedule for that series at HPTpoker.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