by Debbie Burkhead
Get Ready for Station’s $300,000 Poker Plus Event! Play 50 hours of live poker between October 15-December 15 to qualify. First place will take home $40,000, second will receive $15,000, and another 398 players will receive a cash payout. The chip leaders on day one will split $6,000, and all players knocked out on the first day will receive $75. Players will start with 1,400 in tournament chips. The final event will be held at Texas Station on January 5 & 6. For a complete list of payouts see their ad in this issue of Poker Player Newspaper.
Looking for a $2$5 Nolimit Game? Get over to Suncoast on Monday nights for the $2-$5 no-limit hold’em with a mandatory straddle. It’s not easy finding a stud game in Las Vegas these days, but they are spreading 7-card stud six days a week. Omaha high/low is spread on Sundays and Tuesdays. Every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday, the Suncoast is giving away cash during the football games. Earn squares by making any full house or better. For more information on poker at the Suncoast see their ad in this issue of Poker Player Newspaper.
Play poker Los Angeles style! The Bicycle Casino hosts one of the largest Poker Rooms in the world. The Bike offers not only a large selection of LA poker games, but also a wide range of limits to suit everyone’s needs. The list includes hold’em, seven card stud, Omaha, 211 poker and Mexican poker. The Bike also offers a wide variety of exciting California poker games, the list includes California Baccarat, 21st Century Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Triple Draw Poker or the old favorite, Pan 9. Their knowledgeable dealers are happy to introduce you to Chinese Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles, or Fortune Pai Gow Poker. The poker room is a smoke free environment that provides its players with 190 gaming tables in 100,000 plus square feet of spacious floor space. The poker room is surrounded by state-of-the-art large screen plasma HD televisions, and they also offer food and beverage service at all tables.
Whatever game you play, there’s a jackpot waiting for you at the Bike! The hold’em jackpots as of September 20 were as follows: $2-$4 hold’em $16,450, $3-$6 and $4-$8 $17,500, $8-$16 $20,250, $40 no-limit $33,500, $80 no-limit $16,250, $20-$40 limit $46,200, $40-$80 limit $36,200, $100-$300 nolimit $31,000, $300-$1,000 no-limit $20,300 and the $500 unlimited no-limit is $28,400. There are jackpots for stud/8 or better as well: $1-$2 and $2-$4 limit $7,600 and $4-$8 limit is $15,000. The Omaha jackpot for $4-$8 and $6-$12 limit is $26,000. The Mexican poker jackpots for $2-$4 limit is $8,800, $3-$6, $4-$8 limit and $40 no-limit is $12,000 and the largest jackpot as of the 20th for no-limit is $75,200.
Sunday’s are FunDays at the Bike! They are giving away $15,000 every Sunday starting with the first drawing at 12 pm and every two hours until 12 am. Double jackpots are offered Monday-Thursday in all games (excluding Omaha) with limits $4-$8 and below including $40 no-limit hold’em. For more information on poker at The Bike see their ad in this issue of Poker Player Newspaper.
Debbie Burkhead is a long time poker player, writer, National Sales Director for Poker Player Newspaper and President of Poker Player Cruises. You may contact Debbie at PokerMs@aol.com.