...and flair and money with its Pittsburgh Poker Open & Spring Series.
By Barbara Rogers
And you thought Pittsburgh was famous for its twisted steel of years past. Now they are famous for having Rivers Casino in their city and a very popular poker room. Jim Tinney, poker room manager makes sure of it. Just coming off the $50,000 March Meltdown, and giving money away—that does make for popularity. Now with $175,000 guaranteed and tournaments priced to keep you playing the entire event, The Pittsburgh Poker Open/Spring Series will play from April 10th to April 21st. You can satellite into the main event or with so many NLH events, win the buy-in money yourself, for the main event. The start dates for the main No Limit Hold’em event are Friday the 18th and Saturday the 19th, 12 noon, $1,000+$100 will get you into it. One hour blinds in the main event should please you. In addition to a raft of NLH tournaments, Pot Limit Omaha, will be offered along with a Green Chip Bounty event. I love the number of No Limit Hold’em events on the schedule. Jim is a man after my own heart.
Food service is available 24 hours and you can reserve your seat for the action packed cash tables an hour in advance by calling the Poker Podium 412 566 4606. Rivers Casino has 4 restaurants including the high end steak house, Andrew’s Steak & Seafood. The buffet has been getting excellent reviews too. A nightclub, 4 bars and a 1,000 seat outdoor amphitheater are great features of Rivers too. For lodging call the Comfort Inn 412 415 3867, Days Inn 412 859 4000 or another Days Inn 412 531 8900 and ask for their exclusive poker rate.