The PokerStars Festival London got underway at the Hippodrome Casino in the heart of London’s theatre land on the 22nd of January kicking off eight days of poker.
Thursday 26th sees Day 1b of Event #10 the Main Event get underway at 11am. This is a £990 freezeout with a starting stack of 30,000 and the Hippodrome is once again expected to be full to the brim.
Day 1a yesterday saw 169 entrants with 45 players bagging up chips at the end of play. Romanian online qualifier Mihaita Croitoru, who won his seat on PokerStars for just $66, finished top with 340,000. Lam Van Trinh was second with 291,300 and third was Lucian Tartan on 216,500.
A host of big names have tried and failed to make it through with their final chance to re-enter the turbo event on Friday evening.
The PokerNews Live Reporting team will keep you up to date with all the players and action as the second of four day 1s gets underway at stylish home of PokerStars Live, the Hippodrome Casino.