Check out the selection of only the best live poker tournaments scheduled for this week in the USA and worldwide.
Spring is a busy time for live poker tournaments. But in order to cut through hundreds of offers out there, poker players need some assistance. Take a look at what will be hot in the poker tournament world during this week. We have a selection of only the best tourneys held both on the international arena and under American gambling laws.
The Majestic Casino in Panama City will be hosting the 2014 LSOP Millions (Latin Series of Poker Millions) between March 08-15. The poker festival will offer a host of tourneys with the most attractive one being the $850 buy-in Main Event with $1 million guaranteed prize pool.
This time around the event is special: the Main Event will have several Day 1s hosted in a number of cities across the world. Some of these are already over including tourneys in Aruba, Chile, Colombia, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Panama itself. This ensures that players don’t need to actually come to Panama, spending money on accommodation and then bust out after the Day 1.
The 2014 Gioco Digitale WPTN Venice Carnival will kick off on March 05 at Casino Di Venezia in Venice and will be hosted all the way until March 16. The first week’s attraction is the EUR 200,000 guaranteed event with EUR 990 buy-in.
As for the most famous American poker rooms, the 2014 Wynn Classic has already kicked off at the Wynn Las Vegas. The 14-event poker festival will be held all the way until March 20. The most exciting event is the $250,000 guaranteed tourney with a $550 buy-in, starting on March 6.
Live poker tournaments this week
• A host of tourneys to be held under American gambling laws
• The 60-event festival in L.A. will be completed this week
• 2014 LSOP Millions series kicks off in Panama
The most important poker festival in California, the 2014 WPT L.A. Poker Classic, will be completed this week. It has been running since January 17 with a whopping number of 60 events. The registration for the Main Event – the $10,000 buy-buy in tourney – has already been closed, but lots of poker players have managed to qualify through satellites held at land-based and online poker sites in the United States.
The Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens is hosting the 2014 WSOP Circuit Bicycle Casino / Winnin’ o’ the Green festival until April 5. The two series were combined to provide poker enthusiasts with more choices. The main attraction there is the $365 buy-in $100,000 guaranteed event kicking off on March 7.
The 2014 HPT California Agua Caliente will culminate on March 10 with the final table of the $1,650 buy-in Main Event. The festival is live since February 27 and there’s a total of nine attractive poker tournaments in this stop of the Heartland Poker Tour.
The sunny Florida will be hosting an array of poker festivals this week. 2014 WPT bestbet Jacksonville Spring Open kicks off on March 7 and goes on all the way until March 25. The 25-event festival starts with a $200 buy-in tourney offering a $50,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The Isle Casino in Pompano Beach will be the setting for the 2014 Battles at the Beach series between March 5 and 25. The starting tournament will have $300,000 in the guaranteed prize pool, and $330 in buy-in money.
Meanwhile at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa the 2014 Spring Tampa Bay Open will kick off on March 7. The 9-event series starts with a $560 buy-in $100,000 guaranteed HLNE event. There will be three starting days for that poker tournament.
While the warmer places are very nice for poker players, North-East is also an attractive destination. The Parx Casino in Bensalem is hosting the 2014 Parx Big Stax V until March 10. The Main Event there is a $1,600 buy-in NLHE with $250,000 in guaranteed prize pool kicking off on March 6. Those who manage to survive three opening days will return on March 9 and play each other to reach the final table on March 10.
The Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard will host the next stop on the 2014 Foxwoods Poker Classic calendar between March 8 and 23. There’s plenty of action in the 22-event series. The biggest event of the weekend will be the $600 buy-in HLHE with $100,000 in prize pool.
Last, but not least, The Hollywood Casino in St. Louis will be the place where the 2014 Hollywood Poker Open St. Louis is held between March 7 and 16. It’s a poker festival with whopping 21 events, and this week the biggest one will be the $300 buy-in tourney with three starting flights.
We all poker enthusiasts planning to take their chances in these tournaments the best of luck. Tune back in next week to learn about the most promising live poker tournaments in the United States and worldwide.