Final Main Event Session Now Underway

Today is the third and final starting flight for our LAPO Main Event, and it will surely be the biggest one yet. After two flights, we already have over 300 players, and we are expecting to easily pass the $500,000 Guarantee early on today. Registration will remain open until 4:30 PM today, and remember that the top 5% will be joining the 17 survivors from the previous two days to create the final field of players tomorrow! 

First Round of Player Photos From Flight 1B

Below you will see a few of the 168 players who are here for the second flight of our $500,000 Guaranteed Event. Included on this list is former LAPC Playboy Event champion Adam Weinraub. We also spotted actor and part time player Kirk Acevedo. 

                                                                                                      MARK JUN

                                                                                                      MARK JUN

                                                                                         ADAM WEINRAUB

                                                                                         ADAM WEINRAUB

                                                                                             KIRK ACEVEDO

                                                                                             KIRK ACEVEDO

                                                                                                 BLAISE HOM 

                                                                                                 BLAISE HOM 

                                                                                          DANNY NGUYEN 

                                                                                          DANNY NGUYEN 

First Break of Flight 1A

The first of three starting flights in this massive $500,000 Guaranteed Main Event has just hit it's first break, with 117 players entered so far. Registration will remain open today until 5:30 PM. 

Don't forget that if you would like to get into tomorrow or Saturday's flight at a discounted rate, we have $175 satellites running at 5 and 8 PM tonight.  Good luck all! 

The 2017 LAPO Main Event Has Started!

The 2017 LAPO Main Event Has Started!

It's time to kick off the final Main Event on the 2017 Calendar here at the Commerce Casino! The LA Poker Open Main Event has just kicked off in the tournament ballroom! This is the first of three $1,100 flights that will be played out over the next three days. The top 5% from each flight will be coming back on Sunday to battle it out to decide who the next Commerce Main Event champion will be!

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Event 16 $570 No Limit Hold'em $100k Guarantee Day 1 Chip Counts

Event 16 needed exactly 200 players in order for the Guarantee to be met, and that's exactly what they got. 25 players will return tomorrow to try and take down the top prize. Here's a list of the remaining 25 player's chip counts, and the payouts they will be receiving for tomorrow's accomplishments. 

LAPO Event 2 $350 No Limit Hold'em Triple Stack W/ $100k Guarantee has cards in the air

Lots of familiar faces in the ballroom today as a crowd favorite gets underway. The $350 Triple Stack features a 30,000 starting stack and a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool, and players in the LA area love those things. With 313 entries so far at the midpoint of registration, it appears as though we'll soar over the guarantee. Another great event starts tonight at 5pm, with a $120 buy in and $25,000 guarantee.

The Final Table Has Been Reached For Event 1

The starting field of 397 players has been taken down to the final 9. All 9 players will return at 1pm and play to a winner. These 9 also have the distinction of being the first 9 players to sign up for the first event of this year's LAPC, which is a $350 buy in $1 million guarantee No Limit Hold'em tournament. Here's a list of the 9 players. 

Last Name    First Name   City                 State  Chips      Table  Seat
Luu                Vincent   Hacienda Heights CA     724,000   15       2
Nguyen         Andrew   Westminster         CA      667,000   15       3
Pattni            Rupesh   Los Angeles          CA      636,000   15       1
Gera              Nikhil      Diamond Bar         CA     607,000    15      8
Kim               Steven     Los Angeles         CA      466,000   15       7
Motameni      Shawn    Woodland Hills     CA      368,000   15       5
Vargas           Hermilo   Bell Gardens        CA      196,000    15       9
Sabuni           M             Santa Ana            CA      177,000     15       5
Antolin          Ariel         Fontana              CA       127,000     15       5

Mega Satellite Number One is Underway

The new room looks much better when it's full of players. Nearly 400 are playing in Event 1 $175 No Limit Hold'em $50,000 Guarantee, and the first of many satellites has just gotten cards in the air. Every night at 8pm there is a 3 seat guarantee Mega Satellite, and tonights kicks off with only 5 players. Definite value there as players try to win their way into the $500k Guarantee Main Event.