2010 North American Poker Tour Los Angeles Will Pay Winner $725,000

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2010 North American Poker Tour Los Angeles


With 701 players from 20 different countries filing in over the past three days to take part in the 2010 North American Poker Tour Los Angeles, PokerStars.com has announced that the winner of this event will receive a whopping $725,000.  The prize pool will be $3.2 million. 

This leg of the 2010 North American Poker Tour (NAPT) is taking place in Los Angeles at the famed Bicycle Casino. 

The Bike played host to 373 new players Saturday, including three November Niners (Michael Mizrachi, John Dolan and PokerStars Player Jason Senti), two actresses (Jennifer Tilly and Shannon Elizabeth) and one world champion in Team PokerStars Pro Joe Cada.

Among the top PokerStars pros were Cada and Daniel Negreanu.

The top 10 chip leaders after Day 1B were:

Kim Frederiksen - 237,000

Hafiz Khan, PokerStars Player - 210,200

Blake Kelso - 207,500

David Sesso - 200,000

Michael Kamran - 180,000

Cezary Swiech - 175,100

Getty Mattingsley, PokerStars Player - 173,800

Matthew Schulte - 167,200

James Sowers - 151,400

John Smith - 151,200

- Ace King, Gambling911.com