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.
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