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.
The $1,100 Main Event from The Meadows Racetrack and Casino just outside of Pittsburgh is underway. This tournament features two starting flights. Flight A is Friday at 2pm and Flight B is Saturday at noon. Day 2 will take place Sunday at 11am and the tournament will conclude with a televised final table on Monday at noon.Read more
Cards are in the air for the first of three starting flights in the $1,650 Main Event at Golden Gates Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado. Be sure to follow along with regular updates all weekend long at HPTupdates.com and PokerNews.comRead more
After almost 12 hours of play, Josh Gervais is the last man standing in the $500 HPT Mini Series Main Event from Hollywood Casino Toledo. The Michigan man outlasted a field of 481 entries to take home the top prize of $46,615 along with the custom crystal trophy.Read more
The tournament action has been strong all week at Hollywood Casino Toledo for the HPT Mini Series. Today marks the start of the pinnacle event, a $500 Main Event. There are five starting flights for this big blind ante tournament, the first of which just kicked off a few moments ago.Read more
By Anthony Thompson of PokerNews: For the second time this year, Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) held its $1,650 Main Event in East Chicago at the Ameristar Casino, which drew a massive 579 entries and created an $833,760 prize pool. In the end, it was Wisconsin poker pro Josh Reichard who emerged victorious to claim a $186,812 first-place prize and a $3,500 HPT Championship package.Read more