Vacationing could also be coming to an finish, however poker tournaments are simply warming up within the Keystone state. Massive Dangerous Beat Beat Jackpots and huge assured tournaments are on the horizon for Pennsylvania poker gamers in August.
PlayPennsylvania takes a better look and breaks down all of the motion this month.
Stay! On line casino hosts greatest assure of the month
A $100,000 assured event is working on the finish of August on the Stay! On line casino Philadelphia poker site. The occasion is a multi-day buy-in occasion that launches on Thursday, Aug. 25. Over a three-day interval, gamers have 5 beginning flights to select from at Stay! Day 2 will occur on Solar., Aug. 28.
Extra particulars for the $100K assure embody:
- $450 buy-in
- 30 minute ranges
- 40,000 beginning stack
- Reentry till degree 9
The Stay! July Megastacks occasion drew 737 entries, making a prize pool of $313,225.
In complete, August occasions at Stay! Philadelphia will embody over $334,000 in assured payouts. The poker site will host a every day event every day. Weekly occasions embody:
- Mondays 11:15 a.m.: $120 NLH Bounty – $4,000 assured
- Tuesdays 7:15 p.m.: $120 NLH Fats Stacks – $4,000 assured
- Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.: $140 NLH Quadstacks – $3,000 assured
- Thursdays 11:15 a.m.: $140 NLH Quadstacks – $3,000 assured
- Fridays 11:15 a.m.: $200 NLH Bounty – $7,500 assured (besides 8/26)
- Saturday 11:15 a.m.: $500 NLH – $25,000 assured (8/13 solely)
- Sundays 6:15 p.m.: $130 NLH Triple Stacks Turbo – (besides 8/28)
Rivers Philadelphia Younger At Coronary heart tournaments
Seniors have plenty of choices in August at Rivers Philadelphia. The on line casino is internet hosting a weekly seniors-only occasion referred to as “Younger at Coronary heart.” The tournaments are one-day occasions working every Wednesday and include a $25,000 assured prize pool. The primary occasion takes place on Wed., Aug. 3 and prices $250. Gamers have to be 50 years or older to enter.
Extra particulars embody:
- 15,000 begin stack w/ $5 add on
- 10-minute breaks will likely be after ranges 3, 6, 9, 13, and 17
- Reentry via degree 9
- 10:15 a.m. Begin Time
Moreover the Seniors occasions, there’s additionally a $150 buy-in Women Occasion Friday, Aug. 12 at 7:15 p.m. Gamers begin with 20,000 chips and blind ranges are 20 minutes lengthy.
The favored “newbie tournaments” will likely be again each Saturday in August. For a $65 buy-in, new gamers can take a look at the sport at 10:15 a.m. and obtain $15,000 in event chips.
Apart from the Seniors, Women and Newbie tournaments, Rivers Philadelphia will host every day tournaments each day besides Thursdays and Fridays:
- Mondays 7: 15 p.m.: $130 NLH Double Inexperienced Chip Bounty – $4,000 assure
- Tuesdays 1:15 p.m.: $100 NLH – $2,500 assure
- Wednesdays 7:15 p.m.: $130 NLH – $5,000 assure
- Saturdays 1:15 p.m.: $160 NLH – $5,000 assure (besides July 23)
- Sundays 11:15 a.m.: $230 NLH – $10,000 assure (besides July 24)
Mohegan Solar Pocono presents Turbo every day poker tournaments
Gamers can seize some sizzling excessive hand bonuses and keep cool up within the Pocono mountains this August. The poker site presents some one-day event motion for vacationers in search of a fast sport.
Mohegan Solar poker site at present operates 9 tables and is open till 3 a.m. every day. Tournaments are supplied to gamers each day besides Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The stand out occasion is the $125 bounty each Friday night time.
Their weekly event schedule at a look:
- Sundays 12 p.m.: $100 NLH Turbo
- Mondays 7 p.m.: $100 NLH Turbo
- Wednesdays 7 p.m.: $100 NLH Turbo
- Fridays: $100 NLH Turbo (12 p.m.) & $125 NLH Bounty (7 p.m.)
Mohegan has upped the bonuses this summer time. Though there are not any tournaments on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays, money gamers will discover $500 price of Excessive Hand Jackpots each hour from 2-6 p.m. & 8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Stay! Pittsburgh provides motion every day
Every day tournaments for poker gamers in Pittsburgh are again in August. The 7-table poker site may have a full lineup for the month together with their new $80 bankroll builder event sequence.
The stand out occasion of the month will likely be a $400 buy-in with a $100 bounty that can happen on Sat., Aug. 27 at 11:15 a.m. Gamers will begin with 30,000 in chips; nonetheless, no assure is listed. On Thursdays, main as much as the occasion, gamers can win their seat into this event by enjoying the $50 satellite tv for pc.
Right here’s a fast take a look at their August schedule:
- Mondays: No common every day occasion (Excessive Hand Money Promos)
- Tuesdays 11:15 a.m.: $120 NLH Bounty Fats Stacks
- Wednesdays 6:15 p.m.: $80 NLH Bankroll Builder
- Thursdays 6:15 p.m.: $50 black chip satellite tv for pc
- Fridays 6:15 p.m.: $130 NLH Triple Stacks Turbo
- Saturdays 11:15 a.m.: $200 NLH Double Inexperienced Chip Bounty (besides Aug. 27)
- Sundays 2:15 p.m.: $80 NLH Bankroll Builder
Stay! poker site in Westmoreland can be working a $500 Energy Hour (excessive hand) promotion each day in August at 11 a.m. They may give away $500 each half-hour from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and $500 each hour till 1 a.m. on Aug. 6 and 20. Aces full is the minimal qualifier for the $500 excessive palms.
Rivers Pittsburgh MEGA BAD BEAT
The large information in Pittsburgh is the epic measurement of the Dangerous Beat Jackpot. At present the Rivers Pittsburgh poker site has the best dangerous beat jackpot on US file. Heading into August, the jackpot sits over $1.159 million. The earlier file was $1,068,590 received in 2018 at Motor Metropolis On line casino in Detroit.
Though the on line casino doesn’t provide every day tournaments, Rivers Pittsburgh poker site presents an unique $500 Deep Stack occasion on Fri., Aug 12 at 11 a.m. This occasion will likely be a freezeout occasion and seating will likely be restricted to 152 gamers. Registration is open one week previous to the occasion.
The Poker site additionally presents different promotions equivalent to:
- Rolling Royal Jackpots
- Dangerous Beat Jackpots $1.1 million (as of seven/31/22)
- Excessive Palms
Will Parx Massive Stax poker sequence ever make a return?
At one level, Parx had among the finest event sequence on the East Coast. Their well-liked Massive Stax sequence attracted big fields and had been run easily. Gamers within the tri-state space at all times appeared ahead to those occasions. They supplied a number of buy-in sizes and a big chip stack that allowed for lots of play.
However for the reason that Covid pandemic, the event space has been a ghost city. Money video games got here again early in the course of the pandemic, since Parx was situated outdoors of the Philadelphia metropolis limits. This supplied the on line casino with a bonus of attracting gamers again to the sport. Native gamers had hoped that tournaments would quickly comply with, however these hopes have been crushed.
The tournaments was once held within the upstairs space of Parx East (racetrack space). The poker money room additionally moved from that location and is now situated within the again nook of the principle on line casino.
As for tournaments, in accordance with a Parx worker that wished to stay nameless:
“There are not any plans introduced at present of the return of a Massive Stax sequence anytime quickly. Nevertheless, there was some buzz for the poker tournaments; lots of people have been asking about it.”
With the profitable capacity to run massive scale tournaments at Rivers Philadelphia and Stay!, gamers need an actual reply as to why Parx isn’t working tournaments. Moreover a useless event room, Parx Poker Twitter social media account additionally has been dormant since Nov. 2020. Will Parx return to its BIG standing within the poker world or will it fade away into the again corners of a on line casino?
Stay poker rooms at present open in Pennsylvania
Right here’s a take a look at all stay poker rooms within the Keystone state which can be open.
- Parx On line casino (no updates on tournaments)
- Mohegan Solar Pocono (weekly tournaments)
- Mount Ethereal On line casino Resort (no tournaments; present dangerous beat jackpot $251,447 as of seven/31/22.)
- Rivers On line casino Philadelphia (weekly tournaments)
- Rivers On line casino Pittsburgh (month-to-month event; file dangerous beat jackpot over $1.159 million)
- Hollywood Meadows Racetrack and On line casino (no tournaments; present dangerous beat jackpot $52,142 as of seven/31/22.)
- Philadelphia Stay On line casino (weekly tournaments)
- Wind Creek Bethlehem (no weekly tournaments; present dangerous beat jackpot $497,894 as of seven/31/22 )
- Stay! Pittsburgh On line casino (weekly tournaments)
Pennsylvania on-line poker sequence
For gamers that will somewhat bounce in some PA on-line poker motion, main sequence will likely be out there for gamers within the Keystone State.
The favored On-line Circuit sequence will likely be returning to WSOP.com PA. Additionally in accordance with the PokerStars web site, there’s a chance of a stay sequence/on-line sequence coming to the Keystone State this fall.
Comply with PlayPennsylvania @PlayPANews on twitter for additional particulars when these occasions are introduced.
New Jersey poker retains video games sizzling in August
Three poker rooms are in operation within the Backyard State. Solely Borgata at present presents weekly tournaments. The next three casinos provide 24/7 money video games on the following places:
- Borgata (52 tables) – Dangerous Beat Jackpot $100,000
- Harrah’s Atlantic Metropolis (40 tables) – Dangerous Beat Jackpot $50,000
- Tropicana Atlantic Metropolis (10 tables) – Dangerous Beat Jackpot $10,000
Borgata Poker Survivor is again in August
The Survivor Collection returns Aug. 22 via Aug. 26. Survivor sequence contains six totally different tournaments starting from $125-$450 buy-ins.
Borgata bounty tournaments are again as nicely in August. These occasions will happen on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
August’s whole event schedule could be discovered right here.
Identical to at Parx, gamers are nonetheless anticipating the return of main tournaments to Borgata. Though there are every day occasions, sadly no bulletins have been made with reference to a Borgata Open coming anytime quickly.
Picture through Borgata Instagram.