Station Casinos is in the final weeks of qualification for its $300,000 Poker Plus tournament.
Play 50 hours of live action poker at any Station Casinos poker room between now and Dec. 15 to qualify. The first place winner will receive $40,000. The tournament will be held at Texas Station Jan. 11-12 and everyone who qualifies and plays will receive at least $75. For more information visit any Station Casinos poker room.
South Point: Those playing 100 hours of live poker there from Sept. 1 through this Saturday, Nov. 30 will be qualified for the $135,000 Holiday Freeroll Poker Tournament to be held in December. First place is $30,000, second $15,000 and third $10,000. Prizes scale down all the way to 41-50 each receiving $300.
Tournament play will begin at 7 p.m., Dec. 18-19 with the finals Sunday, Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. For more details, and to see if you have qualified, visit the South Point website at southpointcasino.com or stop by the poker room.
Caesars Entertainment: Twice a month you can qualify for $20,000 Freeroll Poker Tournaments. Play 20 hours of live action poker at any of their poker rooms to qualify. Specific qualifying dates and tournament schedules can be found in each poker room.
The top 40 places split the $20,000 prize pool and each receives $500. Players must be clocked in with their Total Rewards card to qualify for hours played. The next tourney is Sunday, Dec. 8. Qualify for it began Nov. 24 and continues through Dec. 8. Visit any Caesars card room for complete details.
Palms: The Casino Resort’s poker room is a great place to watch sports and play poker at the same time. The race and sports book is located next-door and big screen TV’s surround the entire area. The Palms offers live action cash games and players can earn up to $24 in comps a day for live action play. Tableside food service is available.
Some of the current games offered include Limit Hold ‘Em $2 & $4, $4 & $8 with a ½ kill; No Limit Hold ‘Em $1 & $3 blinds ($100-$500 buy-in) and $2 & $5 blinds ($200-$1,000 buy-in). Higher limit games can be made available upon requests by players.
Bally’s: There is a daily $3,000 Guaranteed No Limit Texas Hold’Em Tournament at 11 a.m., 2, 5 and 8 p.m. for a $60 buy-in. $500 is guaranteed for the winner.
Good luck and may the “nuts” be with you!
H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and 18-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to: [email protected].< /em>