Level 7 (150/300/25)
Total PNIA Main Event Entries: 167
As the field starts to move up in size, more tables have been put into play and as a result, some of the more experienced players in this Day 1A flight are now sitting together making for an interesting dynamic.
Blair Hinkle fits the profile of the traveling pros we mentioned earlier as the Missouri native jumps from stop to stop year round. Hinkle has made quite a career doing this as he pushing dangerously close to the $4,000,000 mark in earnings. Hinkle is coming off of a tournament victory at Thunder Valley in Lincoln, CA that earned him $223,000 and he will look to regain that form here in Choctaw.
David Baker plays all of the games well as evidenced by his World Series of Poker 8-game bracelet victory in 2012. Baker also has a knack for doing well in large no limit tournament fields. Among his many cashes in these types of fields include two WSOP Main Event scores topped off by a 17th place run in 2010. Baker won a RunGood Series Main Event title in Tulsa in September and is in the hunt for a “Oklahoma Double.”