Full slate of poker tournaments planned this fall

September 10, 2002 2:57 AM
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Sept. 6-15:  The Heavenly Hold’em Tournament at the Commerce Casino in Commerce, CA, started Friday night with Hold’em events every evening.

Sept. 16-Oct 2:  The Sweet September Tournament will be held at the Hustler Casino in Gardena, CA, playing Hold’em or Omaha every evening.

Sept. 18-Oct. 6:  The Four Queens Poker Classic is set for the Four Queens Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas.  It includes Hold’em, Omaha, 7-Stud, plus a Ladies ½-Hold’em/½-Stud event, and wraps up with the featured $5,000 buy-in No Limit Championship Hold’em tournament, starting on Oct. 5.

Sept. 26-Oct. 6:  The Reno Hilton, also home of the World Poker Challenge, hosts the Fall Pot Of Gold Tournament with both afternoon and twilight sessions for Hold’em, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Stud High and Hi/Lo, Crazy Pineapple and 7 Card Razz.  The final event is a $330 buy-in No Limit Hold’em tournament on Oct. 6.

Oct. 5-18:  Canterbury Card Club, Shakopee, MN, will run the Fall Poker Classic with Hold’em, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Stud High and Hi/Lo, and a Ladies Hold’em event.

Oct. 8-12:  The Ultimate Poker Classic began its online play segments in June, but tournament play in Aruba doesn’t happen until Oct. 8.  The World Poker Tour portion of this tournament is scheduled Oct. 9-11.

Oct. 13-19:  The Costa Rica Classic poker tournament will be conducted in San Jose, Costa Rica, by Casinos Royale Card Club with all No Limit Hold’em events, including the Oct. 18-19 World Poker Tour event.

Oct. 27-Nov 17:  Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mashantucket, CT, rolls out the red carpet for the World Poker Finals 2002, featuring events for Hold’em, Omaha Hi/Lo, ½-Stud & ½-Limit Hold’em7 Stud High and Hi/Lo, H.O.S.E. (Hold’em, Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Stud High, & 7 Stud Hi/Lo), a Seniors Limit Hold’em event, and closing with the $10,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em championship, a World Poker Tour event.

Nov. 2-11:  Lucky Chances Casino in Colma, CA, will conduct the Gold Rush Tournament, with Limit and No Limit Hold’em, Partners Bounty Hold’em, Limit Omaha Hi/Lo, 7 Stud, No Limit Hold’em Shootout, TOC Format, and winding up with the $3,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Championship, which is also a World Poker Tour event.

Nov. 30-Dec. 12:  It’s back to Vegas for a great year-end event when the Bellagio 5 Star Poker Classic takes place at the Bellagio.  Satellites begin Nov. 30, with tournament play starting Dec. 2 and ending with a $3,000 buy-in No Limit Hold’em Championship on the last two days.