• Poker Tournament Event # 5

    Dragon Room

    500 W. Cermak · Chicago, IL

  • Quad States NL Texas Holdem Grand Championship: 3 Title Bracelets
    BLIND SCHEDULE / PAYOUT / RULES: See Official Majestic Star Info PDF for 2010 Quad States Texas Holdem Grand Championship here: http://www.chicagopok... (http://www.chicagopokernews.com/2010_Quad_States_Texas_Holdem_Rules.pdf) WHAT: The Quad States Poker Grand Championship Series. The no-limit poker championship tournament for Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan. SPONSORS: Win Texas Holdem Card. See special promotion for tournament attendees here: Click here (http://www.WinTexasHoldemCard.com) WHERE: Majestic Star Casino & Hotel, Gary Indiana. DATES: Jan 15 & 16, 2010 FRI., JAN. 15: No-Limit Mixed Games Championship. No-limit H.O.S.E.: alternating rounds of NL Texas Holdem, NL Omaha high, and 7-stud hi/low, 8 or better. SAT., JAN. 16: No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship. TIME REGISTRATION BEGINS / SHUFFLE UP & DEAL: FRI (4pm / 6pm) SAT (9am / 11am). Player may enter the tournament anytime during first hour of play. TITLE BRACELETS: Three 2010 Quad States Championship Title Bracelets will be awarded. One to the Mixed Game Champion (Jan. 15) , one to the Texas Holdem Champion (Jan. 16) and one to the Grand Champion, the player with the highest combined score for the two tournaments. BUY-IN: $100 buy-in + 20 entry fee = $120 entry per player for starting chipstack of $5000 tournament chips. Optional $5 dealer toke (start of tourney only) for another $1000 in tournament chips. BLINDS: Blinds will be raised in 30 minute intervals. DOUBLE-ELIMINATION RE-BUY: This tournament will be conducted "double elimination". Upon the first bust-out a player will be entitled to one re-buy for $50 ($6000 in tournament chips). At the two hour break every player will also be eligible for a $50 add-on ($6000 in tournament chips). The re-buy/ add-on structure assures that every player will have at least two full opportunities to win the tournament and can come back from a bad beat. Therefore to claim the Championship Title Bracelet the winner will effectively have to "beat everyone twice", leaving no question of their skills and accomplishment. PRIZEPOOL PAYOUT: The cash prize pool will be the total of 100% of buy-ins, re-buys, and add-ons, with a potential payout of 91% at full purchase. Add to that the value of trophies and bracelets and the payout ratio is very attractive. SPONSOR DISCOUNT: Event sponsor WinTexasHoldemCard is offering a $20 discount off their advanced card. That discount is equal to the entry fee of this tournament. CASH PAYOUT & AWARDS: Cash prizes will be paid to the top 10%+ finishers, per the standard payout schedule of the Majestic Star. The Top 3 finishers will receive trophies, the Champion will receive the Title Bracelet, the entire final table will qualify for the Player of the Decade Tournament. PLAYER OF THE DECADE QUALIFIER: All players making the Final Table of any tournament in this series will qualify for entry to the 2010 Player of the Decade Tournament. See details here. (http://www.chicagopokernews.com/chicago_poker_tournaments_2010_player_of_the_decade.htm) ELIGIBILITY: Players must be of proper age and hold a Majestic Star player's card, available free at the casino services window. DIRECTIONS: The Majestic Star is conveniently located about 20 minutes from downtown Chicago. See map here: http://www.majesticst... (http://www.majesticstarcasino.com/majestic_star/directions.html) HOTEL RATE: Hotel rooms may be available at the Majestic Star. Poker rate of $69 per night may apply, contact reservations or the poker room for more information. FREE COURTESY BUS: A very comfortable luxury shuttle bus is available to and from the Majestic Star. It leaves from Chinatown terminal at 2734 S. Wentworth every hour on the half hour (730am, 830am, 930am, etc.). For info on exact schedule please contact Super Star Tours at (312)[masked]

    N'Awlins Crab House (Bar & Diner)

    936 Joliet Street · Dyer, IN

    5 comments
  • Quad States Poker Grand Championship: 3 Title Bracelets. Mixed Games Event.
    BLIND SCHEDULE / PAYOUT / RULES: See Official Majestic Star Info PDF for 2010 Quad States Mixed Games here: http://www.chicagopok... (http://www.chicagopokernews.com/2010_Quad_States_Mixed_Games_Rules.pdf) WHAT: The Quad States Poker Grand Championship Series. The no-limit poker championship tournament for Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan. SPONSORS: Win Texas Holdem Card. See special promotion for tournament attendees here: Click here (http://www.WinTexasHoldemCard.com) WHERE: Majestic Star Casino & Hotel, Gary Indiana. DATES: Jan 15 & 16, 2010 FRI., JAN. 15: No-Limit Mixed Games Championship. No-limit H.O.S.E.: alternating rounds of NL Texas Holdem, NL Omaha high, and 7-stud hi/low, 8 or better. SAT., JAN. 16: No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship. TIME REGISTRATION BEGINS / SHUFFLE UP & DEAL: FRI (4pm / 6pm) SAT (9am / 11am). Player may enter the tournament anytime during first hour of play. TITLE BRACELETS: Three 2010 Quad States Championship Title Bracelets will be awarded. One to the Mixed Game Champion (Jan. 15) , one to the Texas Holdem Champion (Jan. 16) and one to the Grand Champion, the player with the highest combined score for the two tournaments. BUY-IN: $100 buy-in + 20 entry fee = $120 entry per player for starting chipstack of $5000 tournament chips. Optional $5 dealer toke (start of tourney only) for another $1000 in tournament chips. BLINDS: Blinds will be raised in 30 minute intervals. DOUBLE-ELIMINATION RE-BUY: This tournament will be conducted "double elimination". Upon the first bust-out a player will be entitled to one re-buy for $50 ($6000 in tournament chips). At the two hour break every player will also be eligible for a $50 add-on ($6000 in tournament chips). The re-buy/ add-on structure assures that every player will have at least two full opportunities to win the tournament and can come back from a bad beat. Therefore to claim the Championship Title Bracelet the winner will effectively have to "beat everyone twice", leaving no question of their skills and accomplishment. PRIZEPOOL PAYOUT: The cash prize pool will be the total of 100% of buy-ins, re-buys, and add-ons, with a potential payout of 91% at full purchase. Add to that the value of trophies and bracelets and the payout ratio is very attractive. SPONSOR DISCOUNT: Event sponsor WinTexasHoldemCard is offering a $20 discount off their advanced card. That discount is equal to the entry fee of this tournament. CASH PAYOUT & AWARDS: Cash prizes will be paid to the top 10%+ finishers, per the standard payout schedule of the Majestic Star. The Top 3 finishers will receive trophies, the Champion will receive the Title Bracelet, the entire final table will qualify for the Player of the Decade Tournament. PLAYER OF THE DECADE QUALIFIER: All players making the Final Table of any tournament in this series will qualify for entry to the 2010 Player of the Decade Tournament. See details here. (http://www.chicagopokernews.com/chicago_poker_tournaments_2010_player_of_the_decade.htm) ELIGIBILITY: Players must be of proper age and hold a Majestic Star player's card, available free at the casino services window. DIRECTIONS: The Majestic Star is conveniently located about 20 minutes from downtown Chicago. See map here: http://www.majesticst... (http://www.majesticstarcasino.com/majestic_star/directions.html) HOTEL RATE: Hotel rooms may be available at the Majestic Star. Poker rate of $69 per night may apply, contact reservations or the poker room for more information. FREE COURTESY BUS: A very comfortable luxury shuttle bus is available to and from the Majestic Star. It leaves from Chinatown terminal at 2734 S. Wentworth every hour on the half hour (730am, 830am, 930am, etc.). For info on exact schedule please contact Super Star Tours at (312)[masked]

    N'Awlins Crab House (Bar & Diner)

    936 Joliet Street · Dyer, IN

  • 3rd Annual Chicago No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship
    WHAT: The 3rd Annual No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship. To see reviews of the 2007 and 2008 Championships, please visit the following: http://www.chicagopok... (http://www.chicagopokernews.com) WHO: Open to all members of this Meetup Group and their guests. Must be 21 with ID. You do not need to have "qualified" to participate in this Open Tournament. WHEN: Sun., June 14th 2009 RSVP: Please RSVP if you are sure you're coming so we have a reasonably accurate estimate of attendance. WHERE / TRANS: Dave & Busters, 1030 N. Clark St. Chicago. Red Line El-Subway stops at Division 2 blocks north. 22 bus at front door, 36 Broadway bus runs nearby. 10 minutes and $7 to 10 by taxi from Union Station. TIME: Registration starts at 200pm. We'll shuffle up and deal promptly at 230pm GAME: No-Limit Texas Holdem. Pursuant to Roberts Rules of Poker and the guidelines of the Poker Tournament Directors Association. DOUBLE ELIMINATION: This tournament will be played "double elimination". Upon first bust-out all players will receive a re-entry stack equal to 30 X the next big blind level. Those players not requiring a re-entry will receive an add-on equal to the current re-entry amount at break/color-up. This arrangement gives all players 2 full opportunities to win, and effectively means that to win the tournament, the champion will have to "beat everyone twice", leaving no doubt they deserve the title. FREE. NO GAMBLING: This event is free, there is no buy-in or gambling. No cash prizes, trophies or things of value, no free food/drinks, etc. Strictly for entertainment.

    Dave & Busters

    1030 N Clark St · Chicago, IL

    6 comments
  • 2008 No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship
    WHAT: 2nd Annual No-Limit Texas Holdem Championship. To see reviews of the 2007 Championship, please visit the following: http://www.chicagopok... (http://www.chicagopokernews.com/chicago_poker_tournaments_2007_all_star_team.htm) WHO: Open to all members of this Meetup Group and their guests. Must be 21 with ID. You do not need to have "qualified" to participate in this Open Tournament. WHEN: Sun., Jan. 4th 2009 RSVP: Please RSVP if you are sure you're coming so we have a reasonably accurate estimate of attendance. WHERE / TRANS: Dave & Busters, 1030 N. Clark St. Chicago. Red Line El-Subway stops at Division 2 blocks north. 22 bus at front door, 36 Broadway bus runs nearby. 10 minutes and $7 to 10 by taxi from Union Station. TIME: Registration starts at 2pm. We'll shuffle up and deal at 230pm GAME: No-Limit Texas Holdem. Pursuant to Roberts Rules of Poker and the guidelines of the Poker Tournament Directors Association. DOUBLE ELIMINATION: This tournament will be played "double elimination". Upon first bust-out all players will receive a re-entry stack equal to 30 X the next big blind level. Those players not requiring a re-entry will receive an add-on equal to the current re-entry amount at break/color-up. This arrangement gives all players 2 full opportunities to win, and effectively means that to win the tournament, the champion will have to "beat everyone twice", leaving no doubt they deserve the title. FREE: This event is free, there is no buy-in or other entry fee. No gambling. AWARDS: Strictly for entertainment purposes, no cash awards, trophies, bar tabs, or other prizes. No gambling.

    Dave & Busters

    1030 N Clark St · Chicago, IL

    2 comments
  • Rescheduled to January
    This event was canceled.
  • Rescheduled to January
    This event was canceled.
  • Aug 26: 2007 Chicago No-Limit Poker Grand Championship
    WHEN: Registration at 330pm, Events start 400pm. 3 Tournaments including the 2007 No-Limit Poker Grand Championship Finals and two regular Main Event No-Limit Texas Holdem events. 2007 POKER GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP: The 2007 Grand Championship, No Limit HELO-5 Event will be the first tournament of the day. This is the FINAL EVENT of the 2007 Chicago No-Limit Poker Grand Championship Series! REGISTRATION: Registration starts 330 and the tournament starts at 400pm sharp. All players are welcome to attend and compete for playoff points. Those players on the 2006 Playoff Championship list are entitled to attend and compete for the Title of 2007 Chicago No-Limit HELO-5 Grand Champion. See the list of qualifying players at the following link: http://poker.meetup.c... (http://poker.meetup.com/13/boards/view/viewthread?thread=2362474) Order of finish will be used in determining the 2007 All-Star Team and the Players of the Year. Repeat, ALL MEMBERS are welcome to attend and compete on the open tables at this event (even if you're not on the 2006 list above). Winner of the open table gets a guaranteed seat to the 2008 Grand Championship ! OTHER EVENTS: In addition to the 2007 Grand Championship at 400pm, there will be two Regular Main Event Texas Holdem Tournaments (645 & 915pm). Plus non-stop single-table sit-n-go competition. GAMES: Regular Main Event Tournaments are No-Limit Texas Holdem SCORING: This event is reported and scored by Chicago Poker News. Winners of the 2 main events also qualify for the next quarterly Tournament of Champions. To see the current scoreboards for both the regular season and championship playoff events please visit: http://www.ChicagoPok... (http://www.ChicagoPokerNews.com) FREE: This event is free. There is no buy-in or gambling for cash or prizes. Strictly for improving your game, meeting other players, fun, entertainment, and education.

    Red Ivy

    3525 N. Clark · Chicago, IL

  • July 8: 2007 Chicago Texas Holdem Grand Championship
    WHEN: Registration at 330pm, Events start 400pm. 3 Tournaments including the 2007 No-Limit Holdem Grand Championship and two regular Main Event No-Limit Texas Holdem events. 2007 GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP: The 2007 Grand Championship, No Limit Holdem Event will be the first tournament of the day. Registration starts 330 and the tournament starts at 400pm sharp. All players are welcome to attend and compete for playoff points. Those players on the 2006 Playoff Championship list are entitled to attend and compete for the Title of 2007 Chicago No-Limit Holdem Grand Champion. See the list of qualifying players at the following link: http://poker.meetup.c... (http://poker.meetup.com/13/boards/view/viewthread?thread=2362474) Order of finish will be used in determining the 2007 All-Star Team and the Players of the Year. Repeat, ALL MEMBERS are welcome to attend and compete on the open tables at this event (even if you're not on the 2006 list above). Winner of the open table gets a guaranteed seat to the 2008 Grand Championship ! OTHER EVENTS: In addition to the 2007 Holdem Championship at 400pm, there will be two Regular Main Event Texas Holdem Tournaments (645 & 915pm). Plus non-stop single-table sit-n-go competition. GAMES: Regular Main Event Tournaments are No-Limit Texas Holdem SCORING: This event is reported and scored by Chicago Poker News. Winners of the 2 main events also qualify for the next quarterly Tournament of Champions. To see the current scoreboards for both the regular season and championship playoff events please visit: http://www.ChicagoPok... (http://www.ChicagoPokerNews.com) FREE: This event is free. There is no buy-in or gambling for cash or prizes. Strictly for improving your game, meeting other players, fun, entertainment, and education.

    Red Ivy

    3525 N. Clark · Chicago, IL