The rapidly approaching, annual Midwestern phenomenon known as deer hunting season looms before us. Historically, every November hundreds of thousands of men armed with an arsenal of weapons make their yearly pilgrimage to our abundant, serene northern woodlands and forests in hope of bagging a buck.
Good promotions are popping up around the country. The Gold Strike in Tunica, Mississippi has introduced three new random slot jackpots: the Rapid Fire Jackpot, the Quick Fire Jackpot and the Sure Fire Jackpot. Rapid Fire Jackpots start at $500 and are guaranteed to hit by $1000; QuickFire Jackpots start at $5000 and are guaranteed to hit by $10,000; and SureFire Jackpots start at $150,000 and are guaranteed to hit by $200,000. Each jackpot can hit at any time on any machine. No winning combination is required.
Get More Chips and More Play at the Venetian.
If you are looking for a great value in tournaments then head over to the Venetian. Their Daily Deep Stack events are all no-limit and start at noon every day. Initial starting chips in the $330 buy-in tournament are $4,500, but for another $10 you can increase your stack to $6,000. The $540 buy-in event starts with $10,000 in chips. They are also running $130 twowinner satellites Friday through Saturday starting at 8 p.m.
Caesars Palace appears to have a winner with the Caesars Palace Classic Poker Tournament. The daily events are proving popular with tournament poker players. The first three events have pulled in almost a thousand players and already has awarded hundreds of thousands in prize money. Event winners get a seat in the $10K Championship event starting on Oct 22. The winner of the Championship is guaranteed a minimum of $1 million dollars.If you're ever going to do it, the time is now, and the place is Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
It certainly isn't the biggest resort on the Las Vegas Strip, in fact, its not even on the strip; but, Maloof's Palms Resort is a most desirable place to be in Las Vegas. Having quickly become the playground for the new generation of hip culture, the Palms is where you go to see the rich and famous, the beautiful people, the sports superstars, movie stars and music giants. Owner George Maloof pulled another coup out of his enchanted bag when he landed the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards at the property and focused the world's attention on the Palms Las Vegas.
Sep 25-29 World Poker Dealer Ch'ships Binion's Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, NV
Sep 25-29 E.P.T. London Victoria Casino, London, U.K.
Sep 25-30 Turks & Caicos Poker Classic The Player's Club, Club Med, Turks and Caicos
Sep 26-30 Fish & Chips Tournament Cherokee Casino, Roland, OK
Sep 27-30 California Ladies State Ch'ship Oceans 11 Casino, Oceanside, CA
Sep 27-Oct 7 Fall Pot of Gold Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno, NV
Sep 27-Oct 14 Big Poker Oktober The Bicycle Casino, Bell Gardens, CA
Sep 28-30 Asian Pacific Poker Tour Event Sheraton Walkerhill, Seoul, South Korea
As wild Canadian geese fly overhead announcing the return of autumn, poker enthusiasts take flight to compete in a cornucopia of action packed fall poker tournaments. Fall is traditionally the most exciting time of year for Midwestern players, and this season will be no exception. New tournament opportunities and the expansion of annual tournament venues abound, giving players more options, as well as the chance to compete for larger prize pools in 2007.
Take a trip back to a different Las Vegas. Return to a time of glamorous people in formal evening wear, croupiers in starched white shirts and black ties, restaurants with real silverware, Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, a time when Las Vegas had the only legal casinos in the land. The Riviera has provided Vegas visitors with a truly authentic Las Vegas vacation for more than fifty years.
Each of us who plays poker has similarly minded friends who live, breathe, and eat poker. We can't get enough. Same thing with the casino games players, it seems. While I don't really understand the allure of a craps table, obviously it is a hugely popular pastime. It is the long hours that gamers put in that help the casinos build beautiful establishments, meet their bottom line, and pay the bills.
Tons of cash and a very cool toy are on the horizon for players at the Comanche Red River Casino. Poker players will have the opportunity to compete for the coveted Comanche Custom Chopper pictured above in addition to cash prizes in the upcoming Falls Fest Poker Tournament, scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 15 at 2:00 pm. The $1,000 + $100 buyin event has the potential of a $90,000 prize with the participation of 100 players.