Card Player Poker Tour bestbet Jacksonville $2,598 The buy-in no-limit hold'em Main Event started on the first of two starting flights on Friday June 25 at noon. A total of 133 entries were made by the time registration closed on Day 1A, adding $289,920 to the prize pool and even more on Day 1B.
A total of 14 levels were played on Day 1A and when the Kurz had just settled, 24 players moved on to Day 2 which will resume on Sunday June 27. Chip leader from Day 1A is Jeremy Joseph (pictured above) with 583,000. Joseph has nearly $ 1.8 million in live tournaments, including a runner-up in the World Series of Poker $011, Pot Limit Omaha Championship with eight or better championships for $315,726.
Joseph closed the day by eliminating World Poker Tour Main Event winner Jonathan Jaffe pre-flop cooler, his pocket kings outperformed A ♦ K ♦. Other large stacks include Dustin Holladay (386,000), Jeremy Eyer (289.10), Double WSOP Ring Winner ♥ Ryan McAllister and TK Miles (243,). Miles placed second in the first ever CPPT bestbet Jacksonville Main Event back in 2013, placed heads-up to cash in $62,583. Miles has over $ 4 million in live tournaments.
Raminder Singh won event no. 8 of the series, $1,143 buy-in 6-max no-limit hold'em, grossing $20,500. Singh took his sixth-biggest stack on Day 1A with 206. Hal Rothholz who won bestbet Spring Series $2,386 buy-in for $180,986, end up with 206.
Day 1A came out with a lot of big names but failed to get the chips, including 2010 World Series of Poker sixth place in the John Dolan Main Event, 2013 ♦WPT bestbet Bounty Scramble Main Event Champion Ryan Van Sanford, WSOP bracelet winner and eight time ♦WSOPC
gold ring winner Kyle Cartwright and 2014 WSOP Millionaire Maker winner John Gorsuch.
Day 1B will start at noon on Saturday June 26. Registration will be open from the start of Level 11, with unlimited re-entry throughout the Registration Period. Players will start with 26 in chips, with 40 minute blind levels to start with. The final table will be broadcast live with the games played as cards on bestbetLIVE.