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The Best Live Poker Tournaments in the United States of the Week

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Take a look at this week’s live poker tournament schedule with the most attractive events in the USA.

Another week delivers more great and exciting ways to make some cash playing live poker tournaments under American gambling laws. March Madness is now over, and while The Huskies celebrate their well-deserved victory, poker players around the country make their way to the nearest poker table to join the action.

Live tournaments are one of the most popular pastimes for poker enthusiasts in the USA, and while not every state allows poker, the majority of them do. There are tournaments held at a variety of American poker rooms, and we have selected the most important and the biggest ones for your convenience.

Nevada poker tournaments

USA Live poker tournaments schedule for the week

• The most attractive tourneys held at American poker rooms

• Selection broken down by regions

• Only the best and most rewarding tournaments mentioned

Let’s start with the gambling capital itself. Nevada continues to host the 2014 Deepstack Extravaganza II – the second running of the popular poker festival. It’s located at The Venetian in Las Vegas and will host its 52 events until April 23. This week’s main attraction there is the $600 buy-in, $150,000 guaranteed HLHE starting on April 11.

The Sin City’s Stratosphere Casino, Hotel and Tower will be the location for the 2014 Senior Poker Tour Vegas Spring Classic held until April 13. The main event is the $550 buy-in NLHE, which kicks off on April 10.

Poker tourneys in Florida

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, is still hosting the 2014 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown event. The great poker festival is part of the World Poker Tour and will run until April 16. The most attractive tournament is the $5 million guaranteed WPT Main Event, which commences on April 10.

South poker tourney

The South is not dry on poker action. The Harrah’s Cherokee in North Carolina is the location for one of the World Series of Poker Circuit stops. The 2014 WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Cherokee is held until April 14, and this week it’s Main Event time, where buy-in is $1,675 and the starting date is April 11.

Oklahoma, or better yet Durant’s Choctaw Casino Resort, will serve as a location for the 2014 Spring Poker Series held all the way until April 13. The event is extremely popular in the state, but also welcomes lots of poker players from other territories. The highlight of the week is the $1,100 buy-in NLHE with $300,000 in guaranteed prize pool. The event kicks off on April 12.

Midwest poker tournaments

The 2014 WSOP Circuit Council Bluffs is coming to the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel-Council Bluffs, Iowa. While the WSOP Circuit is drawing to a close, this will be one of the most interesting stops on the calendar. The festival is hosted until April 21, and one of the most interesting early tourneys is the $365 buy-in NLHE event starting on April 10.

East Coast poker action

According to American gambling news, poker is growing in popularity on the East Coast. More and more tournaments and festivals are held there on a weekly basis. This week it’s time to break traditions. For the first time in its history the WPT Championship will be hosted not at the Bellagio, but at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The event kicks off today and will be running until April 26, hosting an array of tourneys. One of the best early tournaments is the $1 million guaranteed NLHE event with $560 buy-in starting on the very first day. The Main Event isn’t until later this month.

The Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will provide home to the 2014 Pittsburgh Poker Open Spring Series held until April 21. The 24-event festival is popular by the regional players, but some renowned players also make their way down here from time to time. This week, the best choice is the $550 buy-in NLHE with $30,000 in guaranteed pot, which commences on April 12.

West Coast poker tourneys

West Coast is also rich on poker events. The Hustler Casino in Gardena, California will be hosting the 2014 Liz Flynt Spring Poker Classic until April 30. It’s a 14-event series, all with guaranteed prizes. The main attraction is a $160 buy-in NLHE re-entry tourney, with half a million in the pool. It starts on April 12 and has 15 starting flights.

The 2014 Spring Poker Round Up event is held all the way until April 20 at, Oregon’s Wildhorse Resort Casino in Pendleton. The best thing during the first weekend is a $215 buy-in NLHE shootout tourney starting on April 13.

International tournaments

As for the live poker on the international arena, perhaps the one event worth mentioning this week is the 2014 EPT San Remo. The festival is the seventh stop on this season’s European Poker Tour and is held between April 10 and 20. As usual it’s held at the Casino Sanremo in beautiful, centuries-old settings.

The festival boasts 43 events, and one of the earliest attractions is the EUR 770 buy-in Italian Poker Tour Main Event starting on April 9. The highlight of the festival, the EUR 4,900 buy-in EPT Main Event is scheduled to take place between April 14 and 20.

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