The Gardens Poker Classic kicked off last Friday with a $100,000 guarantee No Limit Hold’em Deepstack. The $175 buy-in event smashed the guarantee with a $185,580 prize pool and 817 entries.
It’s a great start to the 7th Annual event at the Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. Event No. 2, the $1 Million Guarantee Main Event, started on Saturday and Day 1’s run through Friday, Sept. 22.
The $80 Mega-Satellites run nightly at 8:20 p.m. through Thursday, Sept. 21 with five Main Event seats guaranteed.
The $565 buy-in event final table will be streamed live at www.twitchtv.com/PokerNightTV on Sunday, Sept. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. The filming set will be open to the public. An edited show will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network at a later date.
The Gardens Casino is partnering with Poker Night in America for this series. Poker celebrities Jennifer Tilly, Kevin Pollak, Mike Matusow and Phil Hellmuth will play in a high-stakes televised cash game on Saturday, Sept. 23. This game will feature a $50,000-$100,000 buy-in.
Other events include a $110 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Seniors event with a $10,000 guarantee on Monday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m., and a $110 Big O Hi-Lo EO/Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo EO Mix event with a $10,000 guarantee on Friday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m.