Registration Closed in $400 OE, 122 Players Generate $37,516 Prize Pool

Event #6 $400 OE (three $2,000 CPC Main Event seats added)

The sixth of 10 numbered events on the Chicago Poker Classic schedule, tonight’s 5 p.m. $400 OE tournament, drew 122 players. The total prize pool came to $37,516 and pays the top 16 finishers. A min-cash earns $600 while the tournament’s top three players complement their scores with a $2,000 Main Event seat added to the prize pool by the Horseshoe. The eventual champion, set to take his or her throne tomorrow, snags a $10,505 first prize.

Full prize structure:

Finish Prize
1st $10,505 + $2,000 seat
2nd $6,493 + $2,00 seat
3rd $4,298 + $2,000 seat
4th $3,034
5th $2,276
6th $1,807
7th $1,515
8th $1,336
9th-10th $1,019
11th-12th $819
13th-14th $688
15th-16th $600

There are currently about 28 minutes left in Level 7 with Day 1 slated to wrap following Level 14 or at the nine-handed final table, whichever comes first. Those players still in contention include World Series of Poker gold bracelet winner Chris Tryba, Eric Crain, Sean Troha and Stephanie Chung.

Day 2 chip counts will be posted in the morning well before the tournament’s 2 p.m. restart.


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