On Wednesday, one of the signature events at this Circuit stop - the Monster Stack tournament - got underway. It will finish up on Thursday, and then Friday the Main Event begins. In between, there's one more ring event starting Thursday.

Here's the rundown of Thursday's events.


2:00 p.m. - Event #10: $365 Monster Stack (Day 2)


Noon - Event #12: $365 No-Limit Hold'em (Day 1)

  • Players start with 10,000 in tournament chips
  • Blinds start at 25/50
  • Late registration is open until the start of Level 9.
  • Day 1 is scheduled to play 21 levels. Levels 1-12 are 30 minutes. Levels 13-21 are 40 minutes.
  • There is a 20-minute break after every two hours, with a 60-minute dinner break after Level 12.
  • Day 2 begins Friday at 2:00 p.m.

Casino Champion

With six events complete, the current leader in the Casino Champion race is Jon Lactaoen, with 70 points. Lactaoen has three cashes, including two final tables, so far here at Planet Hollywood.

Click the button below for a full Casino Champion leaderboard.



A Look Back:

Here are winners from ring events so far:

  • Brandon West won $580 No-Limit Hold'em Re-entry for $106,030
  • Jason Schwartz won $365 No-Limit Hold'em for $12,095
  • AJ Thompson won $365 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo for $10,866
  • Rick Austin won $365 No-Limit Hold'em for $19,875
  • Jim Juvancic won $365 Pot-Limit Omaha for $10,801
  • Brian Shugart (pictured above) won $580 No-Limit Hold'em for $27,253