The Season II of the Card Player Poker Tour is on. The next Main Event is held at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket.
Mashantucket, Connecticut will be the scene for the next installment in Season II of the Card Player Poker Tour. One of the most renowned American poker rooms at the Foxwoods Resort Casino will host the Main Event from February 8-17. The previous tournament of the series was held at West Palm Beach in Florida last December.
The poker tournament will be held in full compliance with the American gambling laws and will have a $1,650 buy-in Main Event with $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. Expect a host of poker pros and amateur challengers at the tables.
What’s up at the Foxwoods Resort Casino event
Besides the highly-anticipated Main Event with a huge prize pool, the Foxwoods Resort Casino stop of the series will also host a wide range of side events. The biggest ones are the $600 NLHE with $100,000 guaranteed pool at the start of the festival and the $300 NLHE with $20,000 guranteed at the end of the Foxwoods stop.
The winner of the Main Event will be crowned the third champion of the Season II, and will join the likes of John McNulty (winner of Palm Beach event) and Harvey Vandeven (winner of Jacksonville event). All in all the Foxwoods stop will have 11 tournaments, each with added guaranteed prize pools.
All of the events will have qualifiers and satellites, both at land-based and online poker sites in the United States.
Card Player Poker Tour Season II
•Next stop is held at the American poker room in Foxwoods Resort Casino
•Season II events held both in USA and overseas, as well as on the seas
•The Caribbean Cruise on the Allure of the Seas is one of the stops on the tour
This stop will surely change the current CPPT standings, where Vandeven, Miles, and McNulty are leading the way.
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Foxwoods Resort Casino is situated in the Pequot Indian Reservation. It’s one of the biggest casinos in the Western Hemisphere, with over six million square feet total gambling space. The complex actually has 6 casinos and hosts almost 6,000 slot machines, 350 classic tables, one of the biggest American poker rooms, and one of the biggest bingo halls in the whole world.
The property also offers 2,200 spacious accommodation rooms, award-winning dining options in over 30 different restaurants, with such big names as the Hard Rock Café, Red Lantern, Cedars Steak House, and Al Dente.
Night clubs, huge arcade facility, bowling alley, two spas, comedy club, championship golf course, and a range of high-street fashion shops are all at visitors’ disposal.
What’s next on the Card Player Poker Tour
Once the Foxwoods stop, the Season II of the Card Player Poker Tour will move on to Atlantis Resort Spa Casino in Reno, Nevada. The next American stop after that will be the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood, California.
The Card Player Poker Tour Season II will then take a trip overseas to the Paddy Power Poker Irish Open in Dublin. And then the series will come back to the USA, and actually visit the American poker room in Jacksonville for a second occasion this season.
Next up is the Choctaw Resort Casino in Durant, Oklahoma, and after that the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles, California. One of the peculiarities of the Card Player Poker Tour is the seven-night event held during the Caribbean Cruise, aboard one of the most luxurious cruise ships – the Allure of the Seas.
Stay tuned for more extensive coverage of the Card Player Poker Tour Season II and win your place at one of many land-based and online satellites and qualifying events.