December 6th the American Legion of Round Lake Park will host an AMAZING charity poker event @ Jenny's Steakhouse 10160 191st Street Mokena IL
The event will have a 3 amazing tournaments and award more than $10,000 in cash and prizes throughout the day!
The 12pm event is a $5,000 guaranteed prize pool MEGA qualifier. This $125+$10 optional bonus tournament starts you off with 10k in chips (15k with pre registration and on time arrival) and will award January 31st main event seats only with 5 seats guaranteed. There are already 50+ paid and registered players so we should be able to award more than 5 seats for the main event. This qualifier has a low priced $60+$10 optional bonus re-buy/surrender (15k chips) as well as an @ break $30 add on for 30 big blinds (30k chips).
At 3:30pm is a $40+$10 optional bonus NO RAKE BUY-IN cash touranment. This MTT starts you with 8k in chips (10k with pre reg & on time arrival) and takes no rake on the initial buy-in. There are $20 raked rebuys for a full stack of 8k chips and a $20 @ break raked add-on for 20 big blinds (16k chips).
At 6pm is the Windy City Poker League Championship $100+$10 optional bonus event with an added $1,000 main event seat guaranteed to first place along with cash and prizes. Players start with 10l in chips and can receive an additional 2,500 in chips for pre-registration and 2,500 in chips for on time arrival and registration before 6pm (15k chips total). This event allows for league players only to enter and offers a $60+$10 optional re-buy/surrender for 15k in chips. Players will get bonus chips based on the points they accumulated throughout the season (no more than 5,000 extra, click here for the league points standings and eligible players click here for standings).
On Thursday, November 20th, Urban Prep Academies will be hosting its 8th Annual Aces Up Charity Poker Tournament, making it one of the longest running charitable poker events in Chicago. Hundreds of players will hit the felt, trying to best one another in this game of skill and chance, all vying for a piece of the prize purse valued at more than $10,000.
Last year's event attracted hundreds of players and spectators who came out to the event to enjoy fast-paced poker and support Urban Prep Academies, helping to raise close to $100,000 for the schools.
Hosts Richard Roeper, Alexi Giannoulias, Chris Zorich and Urban Prep founder and CEO Tim King were back on the scene to keep the festivities lively. In addition to the Texas Hold ‘Em tourney, guests enjoyed delicious food and plentiful drinks.
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The 2014 broadcast of Windy City Poker Championship -- including the $1,000 Qualifier Tournament, $3,000 Single Table Tournament, and the first ever low-stakes, televised $2/$5/$10 No Limit Hold em Cash Game -- is now available online.
Just head over to the Windy City Poker Championship section of our site!
This weekend the Hollywood Poker Challenge kicks off its $100,000 guaranteed prize pool main event at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo Ohio.
So far the events and qualifiers leading up to the $1,070 deep stack re-entry main event have been a great success. Ken Lambert at the Hollywood Casino Poker Room has designed an amazing tournament series that culminates this weekend with a multi-day/multi-flight championship. Click here for google maps info
Saturday at 2:15pm players will participate in Day1A of the main event which features a 20,000 chip deep stacked structure. Players can re-enter if they go broke or try their luck again on Day 1B which kicks off on Sunday at 2:15pm.
Players who advance from both flights will re-start day 2 on Monday at 12:15 and play to a champion!
For those who want to win their way into the $1,070 main event...you can do so by participating in either $20 Super Satellites, or $125 Mega Satellites on Friday thru Sunday!
There are a variety of hotel rooms you can stay at while playing in the event. The poker room will discount your hotel room $2 for every live hour of cash you play, or $10 for every tournament over $100 you play in while in Toledo....not too bad! Click here for a list of local hotels ask poker room for details. http://www.hollywoodcasinotoledo.com/Hotels
Player must have a Marquee rewards card and a valid government issued ID to enter or claim any prize. Management may change or cancel any offer or promotion with OCCC approval. Not valid if you participate in the Voluntary Exclusion program. Must be 21 years or older. Offer valid only at Hollywood casino Toledo. Pending OCCC approval - Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-589-9966
The player who wins the $125 entry must provide their own travel to and from the event in addition to paying for their own hotel stay. Depending on resources, the player may ride with others heading to the event on Friday at 6pm in the South Suburbs and split hotel stay with another player. Approximate cost for ride/hotel share will be $30 for gas, and $75-$100 for three nights of hotel stay before tax. Ride back will be Monday afternoon or evening when last remaining Chicago player is eliminated from the Day 2 of the main event. For info call 708-935-2861. This promotion is via Kirk Fallah and Windy City Poker Championship and not by any other company or entity. All rights reserved. Windy City Poker Championship reserves the right to change, alter or, cancel this promotion at any time without notice or reason.