Poker player Henry Xu holds the chip lead at the final table of the Festival of Poker main event at Sky City casino in Auckland.

86 poker players put up $1650 to enter Auckland's marquee tournament, while 45 players entered for $825 (playing on Day 1a where they started with half a stack), generating a prizepool of $164,250.

Following 18 hours of play over two days, Xu holds the chip lead at a tough final table.

The Main Event champion will take home $51,000 in prizemoney and the top 10 players have all made the money.

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The final event of the Festival of Poker is the $440 NLH 'Deuces Up' Megastack, starting at 12.15pm.

Chip stacks

1 Henry(Jin) Xu $466400.00
2 Woohyeon Han $436500.00
3 Radoslaw P Kopec $323000.00
4 Trent Adams $254500.00
5 Geo Tislevoll $175500.00
6 Steve Smith $167700.00
7 Te Rangi Matenga $133400.00
8 Phillip Willcocks $113600.00
9 Jamie Sadlier $97700.00
10 Johnny Rakich $42000.00


Prizes:
1st: 51,000
2nd: 32,850
3rd: 21,520
4th: 16, 430
5th: 12, 650
6th: 8,210
7th: 6,570
8th: 5,750
9th: 4,930
10th: 4,340

The final table will start on Sundat at 12.30pm. Follow updates here.