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Season 3 of Hollywood Poker Open Continues in Toledo, Ohio from Feb. 5-16

HPO Toledo

Back in November, the Hollywood Poker Open (HPO) kicked off the first of its eight stops in Season 3 by visiting the Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg. That Main Event attracted a record-setting HPO field of 207 players and saw Jesse McEuen emerge victorious to capture the $49,676 first-place prize.

The HPO looks to build on that success from Feb. 5-16 at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo, Ohio. The stop will have a dozen “featured events” culminating in the $1,115 HPO Regional Main Event on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 12:15 p.m. In addition, the stop will feature numerous satellites and side events.

2003 World Series of Poker Main Event champ Chris Moneymaker is confirmed to be at the HPO Toledo, and of course the PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to capture all the Main Event action in our live blog.

"PokerNews is excited to be continuing its partnership with the Hollywood Poker Open into the upcoming season, and we will once again be providing live coverage from each of the Regional and Championship Main Events," PokerNews Editor-in-Chief Donnie Peters previously said. "We are looking forward to helping the tour grow and highly recommend all poker players add some HPO stops to their tournament schedule."

Each stop in Season 3 includes a Main Event as well as qualifiers for the season-ending championship at the M Resort Casino Spa in Las Vegas. Last season, the HPO sent more than 200 promotional winners to the Championship Event. HPO Tournament Director Bill Bruce says the plan is the same in Season 3.

"We plan to not only give away hundreds of seats to the Championship again, but we will also implement similar seat winner promotions to the Regional tournament series as well," said Bruce, who has served as the HPO director since the tour's inception. "These HPO tournament fields are such a great mix of traveling poker professionals and local promotion winners which makes the tournaments really attractive to all levels of poker players."

Here's a look at the complete HPO Toledo schedule:

Thu2/5 - 3:15pm1 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$235
Thu2/5 - 7:15pm2 - NL Hold'em Bounty - Green Chip$125
Fri2/6 - 12:15pm3 - NL Hold'em Deepstack 1 Day$235
Fri2/6 - 5:15pm4a - NLH Deepstack ($75,000 Guaranteed) Flight A$300
Fri2/6 - 7:15pm5 - No-Limit$125
Sat2/7 - 12:15pm4b - NLH Deepstack ($75,000 Guaranteed) Flight B$300
Sat2/7 - 5:15pm4c - NLH Deepstack ($75,000 Guaranteed) Flight C$300
Sat2/7 - 7:15pm6 - No-Limit$125
Sun2/8 - 11:15am7 - Seniors No Limit (age 50 & older)$235
Sun2/8 - 12:15pmMerge/Restart Event #4-
Sun2/8 - 3:15pm8 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$300
Sun2/8 - 7:15pm9 - No Limit$125
Mon2/9 - 12:15pm10 - Mega Satellite$70
Mon2/9 - 3:15pm11 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$235
Mon2/9 - 7:15pm12 - No Limit$125
Tue2/10 - 12:15pm13 - Mega Satellite$70
Tue2/10 - 3:15pm14 - Pot Limit Omaha$235
Tue2/10 - 7:15pm15 - No Limit$125
Wed2/11 - 12:15pm16 - Mega Satellite$70
Wed2/11 - 3:15pm17 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$235
Wed2/11 - 7:15pm18 - No Limit$125
Thu2/12 - 12:15pm19 - Mega Satellite$70
Thu2/12 - 3:15pm20a - NL Hold'em Deepstack Flight A$300
Thu2/12 - 7:15pm20b - NL Hold'em Deepstack Flight B$300
Thu2/12 - 10:15pm21 - Turbo Satellite (to Main Event, 3 seats guaranteed)$125
Fri2/13 - 12:15pmMerge/Restart-
Fri2/13 - 1:15pm22 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$300
Fri2/13 - 3:15pm23 - Mega Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$235
Fri2/13 - 5:15pm24 - Turbo Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$125
Fri2/13 - 7:15pm25 - Mega Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$235
Sat2/14 - 10:15am26 - Mega Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$235
Sat2/14 - 12:15pm27a - HPO REGIONAL MAIN EVENT ($150,000 Guaranteed) Flight A$1,115
Sat2/14 - 5:15pm28 - Turbo Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$125
Sat2/14 - 7:15pm29 - Mega Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$125
Sun2/15 - 10:15am30 - Mega Satellite (to ME, 3 seats guaranteed)$235
Sun2/15 - 12:15pm27b - HPO REGIONAL MAIN EVENT ($150,000 Guaranteed) Flight B$1,115
Sun2/15 - 5:15pm31 - Ladies No Limit Hold'em$235
Sun2/15 - 7:15pm32 - NL Hold'em Bounty - Green Chip$125
Mon2/16 - 11:15am33 - Seniors No Limit 2 (age 50 & older)$235
Mon2/16 - 12:15pmMain Event Restart-
Mon2/16 - 3:15pm34 - NL Hold'em Deepstack$235

For more on Season 3 of the Hollywood Poker Open, visit

*Lead photo courtesy of the HPO.

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