WindyCityPoker - Jan 22nd, 23rd, & 24th @ Velocity Mokena

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WCPC will host on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Jan 22nd, 23rd, & 24th @ Velocity Sports 9100 w 191st Street Mokena. Join us on for events benefiting Roberti Community House (CG-02865)

The events are limited to Groups of 25 per room restrictions. This means we will be slightly adjusting the tournament formats to accommodate for players to participate per the allowed numbers.

PRE-REG will only be available for SNG's (Friday 430p, Sunday 6p), or cash games (5p Friday and 12p Saturday/Sunday). Players must arrive 15 min prior to pre registration to lock up those seats before going to alternates who will be on site. MTT's will be first come first served/pre-paid in person prior to event.

Masks still required as well as a 99.0 or less temperature check. We may have access to an additional private dinning room in the location to accommodate additional players per the guidance allowed but there is no guarantee as of now.
Be sure to download the POKER ATLAS APP on your phone and leave Windy City Poker a 5 Star/Chip honest review to apply 10k in bonus tournament chips one time only to any MTT below $200.
Hand Reveal Chips for the Cash Games are available starting this weekend. Details will be explained in person of how and when you can force another player to reveal their cards when the hand is complete!

FRIDAY Jan 22nd
$1/$2 cash @ 5p - $50 min to $500 max
430pm - $50 ENTRY SNG - 10k chips - 12 min blinds - Top 2 paid - 6 players - (2 tables) - pre reg via 708-935-2861  

6p - $110 UBER Stack - 60k chips - $50 Re-buy - $20 Add-On -25 player max 

$1/$2 Cash with $50 min $500 max @ 12p Start

12p - $110 Entry - $80 Re-Buy (Bad Beat Eligible) - 30k chips - 20/15 min blinds - 25 player max - UPDATED STRUCTURE  

630p - $80 Entry  - 20k chips - 20/15 min blinds - $40 re-buys - $15 add on end of entry - 25 player max 

SUNDAY Jan 24th
$1/$2 Cash with $50 min $500 max @ 12p Start 
12p - $60 Uber Stack - 60k chips - $30 Re-buys - $15 Add-On - 25 player max

6p - $60 WTA SIT-N-GO - 12k chips - 12 min blinds - pre reg via 708-935-2861 

All players and volunteers/staff will be required to wear a mask while participating in the event. Players/Volunteers/Staff temperature will be taken during registration and must be below 99.0 degrees F to participate. Players must also sign participation release form prior to playing.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-935-2861
For the tournament bad beat when it exceeds $1,500 there will be a portion of the Bad Beat that will be a room share (approx $10 per room share player) with the remainder going to the table share with the goal of losing hand and winning hand. Quad's on the board with a Kicker does not count as a bad beat hand! All WINDY CITY POKER charity gaming tournaments unless otherwise stated have a rake of 20% for the host charity, and have small % held for our free-roll tournament(s) or added tournament seats or cash to the prize pool and or for the bad beat jackpot. See tournament director for full transparent details. All decisions final!

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-935-2861 for information or to pre-register for any of the events             
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*All rights reserved. All applicable payouts adhere to the Illinois Charitable Games Act for applicable events.  

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HFS Scholars

2016 HFS Scholars Chicago Casino Night Poker TournamentJoin HFS Chicago Scholars Friday, May 13 at 6:00pm for their 5th annual Poker and Casino Night - "All In for Scholars" which includes a chance to win a seat to the Main Event at World Series of Poker (valued at $10,000) in Las Vegas!

The event is being held at a new venue this year, Galleria Marchetti at 825 W Erie. Your $150 ticket ($150 thru April 16 only, then $200) includes food, drinks and entry into the Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament with $5000 of poker chips to start. Poker chips have no cash value. Casino only players can attend for a discounted $100 ($125 March 15 - April 16, $150 after April 16.)

Chicago Poker Club is giving away seats. Share this article on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag#CPCScholars to enter!

Attire: Cocktail, Business Casual or Dressy Casual is appropriate.

Click here to learn more and register!

HFS Chicago Scholars assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals by providing financial assistance and mentoring. They provide the following to their scholars:

  • financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools;
  • Academic Directors dedicated to each high school class and one-on-one mentors;
  • four-year written commitment specifying performance expectations;
  • college visits, selection and admissions support.

Hollywood Poker Challenge Aug 29-31

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 can do so by participating in either $20 Super Satellites, or $125 Mega Satellites on Friday thru Sunday!

Several local Chicago players including Windy City Poker Championship's Kirk Fallah will be heading out to toledo to play in the $1,070 main event. Kirk is so excited to participate and is confident in his victory that he is going to donate 10% of his winnings to (2) local charities that have participated in Windy City Poker Championship events. He also has decided to buy-in one lucky Windy City Poker Championship player/fan to either the 8-30-14 10:30 am $125 Mega Satellite, or the 8-31-14 10:15am $125 Mega Satellite. The first player who email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the nickname for Pocket Fours according to Kirk Fallah (4-4) will receive a free entry into the $125 Mega Sat of their choice on those two days.

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.




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.