At Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida, the 2013 World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open started on Friday, 8th Feb 2013. The battle began among 153 players over the $3,500 buy-in and at the end of the day only 63 were able to get through. Raj Vohra made a fantastic lead in top 10 players with chips count of 262,700.
2013 WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Day 1A
As usual a multiple day 1 event started in large scale; the total number of entry of players reached up to 369 and a tremendous increase seen from the last year event. At the end of re-entry day which was Saturday, 36 players were found to fought for the championship bonanza $323,804.
Raj Vohra, a former Tennis pro and well known for its aggressive playing on poker table. He appeared on 15th place at last year WPT and created a bench mark for himself and now again he is on track to amaze people with leading improvement.
The winner of WPT Malta 2011, Matt Giannetti weirdest hand gave him a huge lead to jump-up the leaderboard. He survived taking 5th position and finished the day with 150,600.
The other former champions who headed the Day 2 event were Staeve Brecher, Matt Waxman, Tommy Vedes, Jonathan Little, Noah Schwartz and Dwyte Pilgrim. All the 63 players of Day 1a will take Saturday off while the Day 1b field hits. Re-entries will be welcomed till the end of level 4.