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Monday, August 26, 2019

By the Numbers: Final Mega Millions XXI Flight

The final starting session of the entire Mega Millions XXI saw 214 players come out to try and claim one of the final Day 2 tickets for this event. The top 26 will be in the money, but only the top 13 will be earning those coveted tickets tonight. That puts the overall prize pool at nearly $1.3 million, with more money still to be added through tomorrow!

Don't forget you can buy-in directly tomorrow for $3,700, and also re-enter for that number if you are knocked out before registration closes around 3 PM. Good luck everyone!

1-13th. Advance to Day 2 + $800
14-26th. $500

Satellite Tonight for the Day 2 Buy-in

We are swapping out the usual one table juice free satellite tonight for a $500 multi-table satellite tonight. 1 in 8 players will be earning a discounted $3,700 Day 2 buy-in seat for tomorrow's finals.

Registration for this satellite will be open until 9 PM tonight, so if you want get into the action on a discount tomorrow, make sure you don't miss out!

Dylan Herrmann Helps Burst the Bubble in the Morning Session

We are now down to the final 25 players in the morning flight today, after Dylan Herrmann's Ace-Jack held up against the King-Queen of his short stacked opponent. Both players paired up their top card on the flop, and a third ace for Herrmann on the turn ended the hand.

Table mate Ibrahim Naim has the chip lead at the moment after scoring a few knockouts to get us to the bubble. He has over 350,000 already, and will have his eyes on the overall chip lead as this flight tries to get down to the final 13 players tonight.

What's Coming Up: Tuesday, August 27th

Tomorrow is the Day 2 finals of Mega Millions XXI. The action will start up at 1 PM, and players will be allowed to buy-in directly for $3,700 up until the end of the first break, which will be roughly around 3 PM.

Speaking of 3 PM, that is when the second event of the day will be starting up. It is a $570 buy-in Pot-Limit Omaha Event that will have registration and re-entry available until 5:50 PM. Click here for a full structure of the event.

Lastly, at 7:30 PM, we are bringing back the multi table satellites with three WPT seats guaranteed. The buy-in there will be $540, and registration will be open until 9 PM.

It will be a fun day of poker action, so make sure you don't miss out on it!

By the Numbers: Monday $550 Session

The final $550 starting session was one of the biggest of the event, with a total of 186 players who came out for it. The top 22 players will be taking home $800, but more importantly, will also earn a coveted Day 2 ticket for tomorrow's finals.

Registration for the final flight is still open until the top of the hour, and we also have a $500 satellite tonight at 7:30 PM!

1-22nd. Advance to Day 2 + $800

Halfway Through Registration in Our Final Flight

Players in this afternoon's $160 flight are taking their first 15-minute breather of the day. So far, we have 126 players registered, and that number will be going up until registration officially closes at 7 PM tonight.

Come join us!

All of the Details for Tomorrow's Day 2 Buy-in

Tomorrow is the biggest day of the 2019 Legends of Poker so far, as the Day 2 finals of Mega Millions XXI will be getting underway at 1 PM! The prizepool should be over $1.2 million by the time we start up tomorrow, but that number will be going up, as players will be coming in to buy-in directly for $3,700.

For that cash, players will be starting with 210,000 in chips, and the blinds will roll back to 1,500-3,000, which means Day 2 buy-in players will be starting with 70 big blinds! Registration will be open until the end of the first break, roughly 3 PM, and player can also re-enter one time if they are knocked out for $3,700.

We will be playing twelve 50-minute levels tomorrow, wrapping up play around 12:30 AM. The survivors will return Wednesday at 1 PM to play down to the final table. Then, at 2 PM on Thursday, one of those nine will be crowned the latest Mega Millions champion.

Click here for a full structure for tomorrow's play, and good luck to everyone!

First Break of the $550 Afternoon Session

We are halfway through the registration period in our afternoon $550 flight, and so far, we have 127 players registered. You still have plenty of time to add your name to this list, as registration won't be closing until 6 PM.

Remember, these $550 sessions send more people through to the finals, 12%, as opposed to the 6% of the lower buy-in flights, so come on down and join us!

Cards in the Air: Final Mega Millions XXI Session

We are ready to get things going with the final starting session of the day here on this final day of Mega Millions qualifying! The buy-in for this flight is just $160, with all players having an optional $100 add-on.

Registration for this flight will be available until 7 PM. Good luck everyone!

By the Numbers: Monday Morning Flight

The opening session of the day saw a crowd of 212 players come out to play. The top 25 players will finish in the money tonight, and the final 13 will be advancing to the finals tomorrow, where the winner will be taking home around $250,000!

Our $550 session is in full swing, with registration open until 6 PM, and the final $160 session kicks off at the top of the hour, 4 PM.

1-13th. Advance to Day 2 + $800
14-25th. $500

Prizepool Update for Mega Millions XXI

We wanted to pass along an update for you guys about the prizepool. After the morning flight today, the prizepool is over $1.1 million. Of course, that number will only be going up, as we still have our final two flights today, as well as the $3,700 buy-ins still to come tomorrow.

We will be making a post shortly breaking down all of the details for tomorrow's Day 2 buy-in, so stay tuned for that!

Some Snapshots From the Opening Flight

Below you guys will see a few of the players who are here trying to secure one of the final Mega Millions Day 2 tickets here today. Included on this list is Hermilo Vargas, who has won two WSOp Circuit rings here at the Bike. We also spotted a couple of players who chopped major events at the Summer Series this year. 

Scroll down for those photos, and stay tuned for the final payouts of this flight to be posted shortly.

Hermilo Vargas

Dylan Herrmann

Danny Illingworth

Samy Alirachedi

Cards in the Air: Final $550 Session

The second session of the day, and the final $550 flight of the event, has just kicked off here in the tournament ballroom. Registration for this flight will be open today until 6 PM, and the top 12% will be taking home $800, and one of the last Day 2 tickets to the finals tomorrow.

Registration will be closing shortly in the morning flight, but we have one more $160 flight at 4 PM if you want to play in that one. Good luck players!

The Final Day of Mega Millions Qualifying Has Started

We are ready to get things going here in the final day of starting sessions for the Mega Millions. This $160 session has registration open until 2:30 PM, and all players will have an optional $100 add-on.

We have our final $550 session starting at 2 PM, and the final qualifying session will be starting up at 4 PM.

Good luck everyone!

Day 2 Return List for Mega Millions XXI

Today is the final day of qualifying for the latest Mega Millions event. We have 284 players who have qualified already, and as he has been since virtually the beginning, Trung Pham is still the chip leader with nearly 700,000.

Click here for a full Day 2 return list, and remember your final chances to qualify start today at 11:30 AM, 2 PM, and 4 PM!

Schedule for Today: Monday, August 26th

11:30 AM - Mega Millions XXI Morning Flight. $160 buy-in with $100 optional add-on. Registration open until 2:30 PM. Top 12% cash. Top 6% win $800 and advance to Day 2

2 PM - Mega Millions XXI Afternoon Flight. $550 buy-in. Registration open until 6 PM. Top 12% win $800 and advance to Day 2

4 PM - Mega Millions XXI Evening Flight. $160 buy-in with $100 optional add-on. Registration open until 7 PM.  Top 12% cash. Top 6% win $800 and Advance to Day 2

7:30 PM - $500 Juice Free Satellite. First Come First Serve. Winner takes home $5,000 WPT Seat or $4,700 cash.