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.
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