Check out this week’s biggest and the most rewarding live poker tournaments in the USA and internationally.
The biggest live poker tourneys in the USA and internationally
• Browse through the top tourneys at American poker rooms
• The events are grouped by location for your convenience
• Some of the tourneys offer online satellites in the USA
It’s the time of the year when live poker tournaments are back to various poker rooms across the globe with a renewed strength. With the school year just commencing there’s less amateurs at the tables and more hot action among the pros.
Check out our guide to the biggest and the most rewarding live poker tourneys on the international arena and at American poker rooms. The events are grouped by destination to make the choice of our readers simpler.
International poker tournaments
The biggest event outside USA this week is naturally the 2014 APT Manila commencing on September 10th and going all the way until September 17th. Held at the beautiful Resorts World Manila Casino in the Philippines, it’s the latest stop on the Asian Poker Tour. The biggest attraction there is of course the Main Event with $1,150 buy-in. It offers two starting flights on the 10th and 11th of September.
Nevada live poker
As for the poker tournaments under American gambling laws, our attention immediately goes to US gambling Mecca – Las Vegas. The peculiarly named 2014 Deepstack Extravaganza 3.5 is held at The Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from September 11th until the end of the month. The series has a massive program of 27 events, where one of the earliest highlights is the 4-day $200,000 guaranteed NLHE tourney with $600 buy-in. The Main Event with $1,600 buy-in will start on September 26th.
Northeast poker tournaments
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City is already home to the 2014 WPT Borgata Poker Open. The latest World Poker Tour stop will stay in New Jersey until September 19th. The Borgata has held quite a lot of huge poker tourneys and there seems no reason why the tradition must be broken. The main attraction of this poker festival is of course the $3 million guaranteed World Poker Tour NLHE Main Event with $3,500 buy-in. There will be two starting flights, the first one kicking off on September 14th. Online poker sites in the United States are still offering satellites for the prestigious tournament.
Live poker in the South
South is also renowned for some great live poker action, thus the IP Biloxi Hotel and Casino in Biloxi has been chosen as the hosting place for the 2014 WSOP Circuit IP Biloxi held until September 15th. The latest World Series of Poker Circuit stop is already half-way through its 12-event program. The biggest one of course being the $1,675 buy-in NLHE Main Event commencing the first of its two starting flights on September 12th.
California poker tourneys
The Golden State is also host to quite a rewarding poker series stop – the 2014 HPT Commerce Poker Series. Held at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles until September 22nd, the festival has lots to offer. The biggest attraction, however, is still the Main Event scheduled for next week, which incidentally is part of the Heartland Poker Tour. This week, however, it’s time for the $100,000 guaranteed $1,100 buy-in tourney commencing on September 13th.
Poker in the mountains? Why not? The 2014 Heartland Poker Tour makes a come back to the Golden Gates casino in Black Hawk, Colorado for the 2014 HPT Golden Gates held until September 15th. The HLHE Main Event kicks off on September 10th and has a buy-in of $1,650, there will be four starting flights and the winner will be named at the final table on September 15th.
There’s also the 2014 Todd Brunson Montana Poker Challenge, which is nearing the end on September 13th. The $1,665 Main Event will be hosted from September 12th at the Marina Cay Lodge in Bigfork, Montana
Live poker in Midwest
Last, but not least, let’s take a look at what’s happening with live poker in Midwest. The FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan is hosting the 2014 Michigan State Poker Championship from September 12th all the way until October 19th. The giant series will be played for over a month, while the biggest event is naturally the NLHE Main Event with $1,100 buy-in and $200,000 in guaranteed prize pool. There will be three starting days for the Main Event.
Choose the closes and the most appealing live poker tournament near you and show off your poker skills to beat top players on your way to the final table. We will return with the coverage of the biggest live poker events next week.