It's time for another year full of red hot poker action and there's no better place to start than Chicago! Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago will play host this weekend as we kick off Season XV with a $1,650 Main Event.
This Ameristar East Chicago event features three flights - Thursday at 2pm, Friday at 2pm, and Saturday at 12pm. Each day will play 15 full levels or down to 13% of the field, whichever comes first. The tournament will feature a big blind ante format.
Players who advance from their respective flights will return to the felt Sunday for Day 2 action at noon. They'll play down to nine players Sunday evening. The final nine come back Monday to play under the bright lights of the nationally televised final table. Spectators are welcome to come sit in the live studio audience or watch from home on a 30-minute delay at twitch.tv/hptpoker.
Follow along with updates all weekend long, provided by Paul Oresteen, at HPTupdates.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