The most attractive live poker tournaments with the biggest prize pools taking place this week in the USA.
We continue to provide our faithful readers with extensive coverage of the live poker tournament world in the USA and worldwide. Check out the guide for the most interesting tournaments this week, which sport the best guaranteed prize pools and will generate the most media attention. We divide the tournaments by US regions for your convenience.
International poker tournaments
Starting with the events overseas, we remind our poker enthusiasts that the 2014 EPT San Remo is still going strong. The 43-event festival will be held all the way until April 20th in the classy Casino Sanremo in Italy. The much-anticipated EUR 4,900 buy-in NLHE Main Event went underway already, but there will also be a highly attractive EUR 10,300 NLHE high-roller tournament kicking off on April 18th.
Nevada poker tournaments
As for the tourneys held under American gambling laws, the first ones in line are of course the events held in Nevada – gambling Mecca of the USA. The month-long 2014 Deepstack Extravaganza II event is still on at The Venetian. This 52-event series will be held in Las Vegas until April 23rd. The main attraction of the festival – the $1,100 buy-in Main Event with $300,000 guaranteed pot will start on April 19th with 3 starting flights.
Florida poker tourneys
Going to a bit warmer place the 2014 World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown is still welcoming players in Florida. Today is the last day with a number of highly attractive side-events with huge prize pools still up for grabs. The Main Event featuring $5 million in the guaranteed pool is closing in on the final table fast.
California poker tournaments
Another great festival is held at the beautiful American poker room
at The Hustler Casino in Gardena, California. The 2014 Liz Flynt Spring Poker Classic kicked off on April 5th and will go all the way down to April 30th.
This week’s tournament poker schedule
•The best and most rewarding tournaments
•Held under international and American gambling laws
•Broken down by USA regions for simplicity
There are 14 tourneys on the schedule with the Main Event offering a whopping 15 starting flights until April 21.
There will be $500,000 in guaranteed prize pool, and the price of the buy-in is only $160. The event is a re-entry tourney. All the starting flights will be combined on April 22 when the survivors will battle it out for the crown and the bigger piece of the prize pie.
California is also home to the Spring Poker Round Up, which is held until April 20th at Oregon’s Wildhorse Resort Casino, Pendleton. The Main Event there kicks off today and is a $2,000 buy-in NLHE tourney with quite a prize pool.
East Coast poker tournaments
Moving onto the East Coast there’s the 2014 WPT World Championship, one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year according to American gambling news. The event is held until April 26th, and for the first time in its history it’s located in Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, and not at the Bellagio at it always has been.
The Main Event with a whopping $15,400 buy-in is not until next week, but there are still a number of highly attractive tourneys this scheduled for this week. One of them is a $2,700 buy-in NLHE tournament with a whopping $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.
There’s also the 2014 Pittsburgh Poker Open Spring Series held at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 24-event series is going all the way until April 21st. The main attraction: the $1,100 buy-in Main Event with $100,000 in guaranteed pool will kick off its first of two starting flights on April 18th.
Midwest poker tournaments
Las, but not least the 2014 WSOP Circuit Council Bluffs continues to attract poker enthusiasts to the Horseshoe Casino and Hotel-Council Bluffs in Iowa. It’s one of the stops on the WSOP Circuit tour, and will host the first of the starting flights for its Main Even with $1,675 buy-in on April 19th.
We wish all our faithful readers the best of luck in these live poker tournaments and invited them to check back next week to learn what’s hot and attractive in the world of tournament poker then.