Windy City Poker May 20th, 21st, & 22nd @ Velocity Mokena

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Sertoma Lemont (CG-02933), Peotone Historical Society (CG-02850), and the Tim Early Foundation (CG-02634) will host charity poker action on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday May 20th, 21st & 22nd @ Velocity Sports 9100 w 191st Street Mokena.


Parking available in the lot and also next door at Midwest Furniture location. Midwest furniture parking must be on the west side of lot or behind the fences on the north side. Do not park in front where there are customer only signs.

Every event/cash game is first come first served. Only game with pre registration is 430p SNG. Cash only - No Credit Cards, Zelle/Venmo/PayPal payment or transactions. No Masks required but players have the option to wear if they so desire. Sunday Free-Roll has requirements for max starting stack and rules for the winner of the $1,000 Charity Backer Qualifier Seat!

FRIDAY May 20th @ Velocity Sports 9100 w 191st Street Mokena
$1/$2 cash @ 430p - $50 min to $500 max

430p - $40+$10 opt bonus SIT-N-GO - 10 players - Top 2 paid - 10k chips

630p - $50+$10 opt bonus Uber (Bad Beat Eligible) - 70k chips max - $30 Re-buys - $15 Add-On end of Entry - 20 min blinds - 1st place includes $250 Charity Backer Qualifier Seat*

SATURDAY May 21st @ Velocity Sports 9100 w 191st Street Mokena
$1/$2 cash @ 12p - $50 min to $500 max

12p - $100+$10 opt bonus- $80 Re-Buy (Bad Beat Eligible) - 40k chips max - 20 min blinds - No Add-On end of Entry - 1st place includes $250 Charity Backer Qualifier Seat*

630p - $70+$10  opt bonus  (Bad Beat Eligible) - 30k chips max - 20 min blinds - $40 re-buys - $15 Add-on end of Entry - 1st place includes $250 Charity Backer Qualifier Seat*

SUNDAY May 22nd @ Velocity Sports 9100 w 191st Street Mokena
$1/$2 cash @ 12p - $50 min to $500 max

12p $225+$15 Bounty Deep Stack MTT - 40k Max Chips with on-time bonus - $25 On-Time bonus discount - 30 minute blinds - single $100+$15 Re-Entry during registration - $50 bounty on each player

1p - $50+$10 opt bonus Uber Stack (Bad Beat Eligible) - 70k chips  max - $30 Re-buys - $15 Add-On - 20-15 min blinds - 1st place includes $250 Charity Backer Qualifier Seat*

630p - $1,000 FREE-ROLL - 3k chips for $0 - Opt $10 Bonus for 17k more chips - 5k on-time bonus for those who do $10 optional - $20 rebuys for starting stack - $15 add on end of reg for those who opted for $10 bonus. Winner gets $1,000 Charity Backer Qualifier seat for Friday June 3rd @ 12p

730 - Free Throws for Author - Come play a basketball competition to help support our dear friend who passed away recently. $20 per person Free-Throw competition!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-935-2861
A small % of the entry is held for our free-roll tournament(s) or added tournament seats to the prize pool and or for the bad beat jackpot. See tournament director for full transparent details. All decisions final!

Tournament bad beat starts @ $500 and will increase every month (Quad 5's beat to qualify with both cards in play), cash game Bad Beats starts @ $1,000 and requires Quad 2's or better to lose with both cards playing. As the events progress the pots will increase and the qualifying hands will decrease. Full Details on payout format for Bad Beat available in person via tournament director.   

Promo for cash game goes towards food bonuses when applied and the cash players only free-roll which will be scheduled soon.

First place in eligible tournaments include $250 Charity Backer Qualifier seats where hosting charity gets back initial investment plus 20% of the profit if player advances thru into the $3k main event and finishes in the money. Funds will come from promotional fund and a minor amount from certain prize pools.

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.