Two down, two to go. Remember, you can follow the action all day long with regular posts over at HPTUPDATES.COM.
Head over to HPTupdates.com to find up to the minute details on the action. There are 236 entries so far through Flights A and B. Flight C is today at noon and Flight D is tomorrow at noon. Derrick Montano is our current chip leader with 422,000 but there are a lot of familiar faces that have bagged chips. It will be fun to see if this year's event can surpass last year's total of 606 entries. So far, we are on pace to eclipse that mark.
The first of two flights at Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg kicks off this afternoon at 2:00pm. This nationally televised Main Event is an $1,100 buy-in. PokerNews will be providing beginning to end coverage of this tournament all weekend long at PokerNews.com.Read more
The Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) was at Hollywood Casino & Hotel St. Louis for the second time this year. The $1,650 Main Event drew 480 entries and created a $698,400 prize pool. In the end, it was Wisconsin poker pro Mike Shin who emerged victorious to claim a $160,632 first-place prize and his first HPT Trophy.Read more
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