The first-ever BB Ante HPT Main Event takes place this week at Ameristar East Chicago.
2pm today starts the first-ever Big Blind Ante main event in HPT history - the first of four starting flights at Ameristar East Chicago.
Players begin with 30,000 stacks and play 15 40-minute levels on Day 1, moving to 60-minute levels for Day 2 until heads-up play begins on Tuesday.
Tuesday? Yep, the LiveStream final table is scheduled for a noon start on Tuesday. This is Mother's Day Weekend, so rather than ask players to play Day 2 on a day dedicated to Mom ... HPT has moved Day 2 to Monday and the final table to Tuesday.
This means there's four Day 1 flights - 2pm today and tomorrow, noon on both Saturday AND Sunday.
Follow along with all the Main Event Live Updates at HPTupdates.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