Poker players will have more chances to win extra cash at Pala Casino in March

February 14, 2017 3:00 AM
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Southern California poker players will have more opportunities to win extra cash at Pala Casino Spa & Resort in March when the poker room will host the $20,000 Estimated Quantum Reload tournament starting Wednesday, March 8 and running through Sunday, March 12.

Pala Poker will continue to stream LIVE 2-3-5 No Limit Hold’em action from 7 to 8 p.m. each Friday and Saturday on Facebook. Just visit www.facebook.com/palacasinopoker.

They also will offer a 2-3-5 Big Game starting at 6 p.m. each Friday and 7 p.m. each Saturday and at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29.

The poker room will continue its popular Thursday Deep Stack Turbo and Friday Night 2K tournaments as well as the High Hand of the Hour, High Hand Frenzy, Cash Prize Wheel, Thursday $50 High Hand of the Hour, Flush Marathon and Chase for the Dough promotions.

The St. Patty’s tournament will start play at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 19. The buy-in will be $125 with $30,000/$5,000 in chips and a $15 optional, staff buy.

Blinds will be 30 minutes and re-entries will be allowed to three levels.

The schedule for the five-day, $20,000 Estimated Quantum Reload will include:

Day 1A, 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 8; Day 1B, 6 p.m., Thursday, March 9; Day 1C, 6 p.m., Friday, March 10; Day 1D, 1 p.m., Saturday, March 11; Day 1E, 7 p.m., Saturday, March 11.

The buy-in for the first five rounds will be $80 with $10,000/$5,000 in chips and a $15 optional bonus buy. There also will be a $50 add-on for an additional $15,000 in chips and 100 percent of that money will go into the prize pool Blinds will be 20 minutes. Ten percent of each day’s players will advance to Day 2 and receive $150. If a player qualifies twice, they will receive $450 from the prize pool and must surrender their lowest stack.

Day 2 – 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12

The buy-in will be $550 and late registration will be allowed to two levels. Players will start with $200,000 in chips and Day 2 play will resume at level 14 and will be 40 minutes until the conclusion of the tournament.

The St. Patty’s tournament will start play at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 19. The buy-in will be $125 with $30,000/$5,000 in chips and a $15 optional, staff buy. Blinds will be 30 minutes and re-entries will be allowed to three levels.

The 2-3-5 Big Games at 6 p.m. each Friday and 7 p.m. each Saturday, and at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29. After three hours of live play on Saturdays, players may request a free Filet Mignon dinner.

Additional March tournaments will include:

Thursday Deep Stack Turbo: 7:15 p.m.; the buy-in will be $45+$10 with a $1,200 guarantee and a $10 optional staff buy. Chips will be $20,000/$5,000 and there will be $10 bounties. This tournament will not be played March 9.

Friday Night 2K: 7:15 p.m.; the buy-in will be $40+$5 with a $2,000 guarantee. Chips will be $4,000/$2,000 with a $5 optional staff buy and a $20 add-on for $10,000 chips. Late and re-entries will be allowed to four levels with a full stack. This tournament will not be played March 10. .

Continuing promotions will be the Cash Prize Wheel, which will be in play every day and will award up to $200 for any quads or higher; the Thursday $50 High Hand, which will award $50 for the high hand of the hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; the “New” High Hand of the Hour, which will award $100 every hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Monday to Saturday, except Thursdays; and the Flush Marathon, for Limit and No Limit Hold’em with no rollover, which will be in play from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; every Thursday in March. The Chase for the Dough™ will be in play from Midnight, February 28 until Midnight, March 31. Players can earn cash by playing a certain number of hours in all jackpot poker games. Forty hours will receive $50; 60 hours, $175; 80, $350; 100, $475; 120, $600; 140, $725; 160, $875; 180, $1,000; 200, $1,100; 220, $1,200; 240, $1,300; 260, $1,400, and 280, $1,500.

Check the Pala Poker Room Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/palacasinopoker.