Our cash game reaches its conclusion at SugarHouse in Philadelphia. Who will scoop the final pots?
The last few days were a weekend of firsts and historical moments in Oklahoma, as Poker Night in America made it’s first trip to the south to bring three days of high stakes cash game filming and a $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event to Choctaw Casino Resort. After those cash game sessions, the focus of the Choctaw poker community turned to the PNIA Choctaw Main Event final table and, eventually, to their most recent champion. Nguyet “Kim” Dao was the chip leader coming into today’s five-handed final table and even though she stumbled coming out of the gate, she quickly regained[...]
Click here to refresh updates page. Click here for a complete Day 2 recap. 6:00 PM: Nguyet Kim Dao Wins Poker Night in America Choctaw for $286,402 Level 41 – Blinds (250,000/500,000/50,000) Total Entries: 1,064 Players Remaining: 1 Chip Average: 21,280,000 After Nguyet Kim Dao shoved all in on the button with Q♣J♠ and got called by Hasan Haq holding 10♥9♠, the flop and turn came all spades leaving Haq drawing dead. The native Texan has just won the very first Poker Night in America Main Event here at Choctaw Casino in Durant, Oklahoma. The walls of Choctaw are adorned[...]
Click here to refresh updates page. Click here for a complete Day 1A recap Click here for a complete Day 1B recap and Day 2 seating assignments 2:05 AM: Long Nguyen Eliminated in 6th Place ($57,869) Level 36 – Blinds (80,000/160,000/20,000) Total Entries: 1,064 Players Remaining: 6 Chip Average: 3,546,666 Long Nguyen shoved all in from under the gun with K♥Q♥, and Hasan Haq called holding A♣Q♣ in the hijack. The flop fell A♥Q♠9♠6♦10♣. After a very close count of chips, it was determined that Nguyen still had 55,000 remaining. The very next hand, Long was all in for less[...]
Click here to refresh updates page. Click here for a complete Day 1A recap 3:40 AM: Complete Day 2 Seating Assignments and Chip Counts Level 19 – Blinds (2,000/4,000/500) Total Entries: 1,064 Players Remaining: 154 When the dust settled, there were 154 players that bagged up chips in this Poker Night in America Main Event to return for Day 2. A complete Day 2 preview will be posted tomorrow morning, but until then, as a reference, here are the seating assignments in alphabetical order, with the Day 2 redraw along with each player’s chip counts listed below: LAST NAME FIRST[...]
Click here to refresh updates page. 10:58 AM: Glantz ‘Clubhouse Leader’ From First Flight, Complete Day 1A Updates Level 19 – Blinds (2,000/4,000/500) Total Day 1A Entrants: 395 Players Remaining: 57 Chip Average: 138,000 After 18 levels of play last night, just 57 of the total 395 Day 1A entrants were able to find the bag and advance from the first of two $1,000,000 GTD Poker Night in America Main Event starting flights. Those 57 players will enjoy a day off as they’ve already punched their tickets for Sunday’s Day 2 restart. Matt Glantz will be the player to catch[...]
The night carries on at SugarHouse in Philadelphia, plus Nolan Dalla gives us his Two Cents.
We continue at SugarHouse in Philadelphia with America’s True Pastime…texas hold’em poker!
Adam Levitan began his climb to the top of the leaderboard on Day 2 of the Poker Night in America Main Event following the dinner break. Through the end of Day 2, Levitan built and maintained a massive chip lead entering the five-man final table and when Day 3 began, Levitan picked up right where he left off from the day before. Eventually, after a quick four-hour session, he emerged victorious after only two-and-a-half hours of play Monday. Levitan, a Daily Fantasy Sports analyst for DraftKings and FantasyLabs, bested 201 entrants to earn $54,586 for the victory, the biggest ever tournament[...]
We continue our invite-only cash game at SugarHouse in Philadelphia, and we stop by the restaurant that made the Philly Cheesesteak world-famous.