$2,000 Main Event Description

Every year the Windy City Poker Championship’s Main Event gets bigger and better. This year we are looking to be very ambitious and host a $2,000 MEGA SUPER Deep Stacked 2-Day Main Event. This event will give players a 40,000 chips starting stack and feature 45 minute blinds on Day #1 and 50 minute blinds on Day #2. The structure sheet (below) has basically every step you can think of for a quality main event.

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As of 4-14-2013 here are some of the notable names who have pre registered and locked up their seats to the main event!

Televised Windy City Poker Championship Charity Tournament Series April 2013

Windy City Poker ChampionshipThe Windy City Poker Championship is back with all new events for 2013. April 18th-21st at the American Legion Post 615 located at 17423 67th Ct. Tinley Park Illinois. The spring championship series will be in Tinley Park Illinois. The events will benefit Shady Oaks Camp and the American Legion Tinley Park Post 615 Women’s Auxiliary. Join us and the World Poker Tour Boot Camp professionals Thursday-Sunday April 18th - 21st for some of the best tournaments in the Chicagoland area. Buy-ins from as low as $10…all the way up to a $3,000 televised Sit N’ Go, there is a tournament tailor made just for you including our $2,000 Mega Deep Stack Main Event! [Details added!]

WCPC 3K Table

Click here to see our (unblurred) lineup for our Televised $3,000 SNG and learn how YOU can win one of the seats


As always the Windy City Poker Championship brings professional and world known players to participate in our events. During our summer series players can mingle with, play against, and learn from the professional instructors at the World Poker Tour Boot Camp. They will be in town teaching a tournament camp and clinic on April 18th and 19th, and cash camp and clinic on April 20th and 21st.

Click here to download our 1 page schedule or here to see the full article including the poster schedule of events.

WPT Boot Camp schedule

This summer players can choose from low buy in NL Hold’em events, low buy in unlimited re-buy events, our popular Joker’s Wild events, and of course our deep stacked AnteUp magazine Chicago Championship. All of the tournaments offered will give a high return on your investment, as well as an amazing structure for the price.


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Final Table Set for Windy City Poker Championship June Event

The Final Table Bubble
July 21-24 marked another successful tournament series at the American Legion Post 615 in Tinley Park, IL.  The Main Event played its Days 1a & 1b on Friday and Saturday, respectively, with 32 players returning on Sunday, June 24 to play down to the final 6.

Final Table BubbleAt left, the final seven players, from left to right - Stephen Kidder, Nader Mohebbi, Arthur Britton Jr, Gary Carr, Dave (Fishy Fish) Backstrom, Mike Kleinstub, and Ryan Hickey.  Britton Jr. bubbled the TV table in 7th place.

The final table will be broadcast live on Chicago Poker Club on Sunday, July 8, starting at noon, and hosted by Windy City Poker Championship host, Jason Finn (that's this author.)  Additional details can be found on the site as available. The final table will be filmed at The Charley Horse Restaurant in New Lennox, IL (901 E. Lincoln Hwy.) Spectators are welcome, so come on out and cheer on your favorite player, or discover a new one.

Televised Charity Poker in Chicago - June 21-24, July 8

June 2012 Event

Structures after the break (read more)