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Poker East and a Little West of the Mississippi: April 2014 Updates

by Barbara Rogers
Rockin Rivers! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Rivers Casino is bringing on their Spring Poker Open. All the events are affordable and there’s quite a list; $175,000 is guaranteed in pay outs. For more information view their ad on page 2 of this issue of Poker Player. [Download the PDF]

200 grand guaranteed at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Michigan in their Mid-States Poker Tour coming up May 9-18th. The qualifiers start as early as May 2nd. Put this in your tournament schedule book and look into their Player Of The Year Tournament Of Champions. The guaranteed prize pool for this is over $40,000. You can stay where you play at FireKeepers worldclass hotel. Say hi to Kelley Bailey, in charge of the poker room while you’re there. Kelley has made sure players have a tournament to play in 7 days of the week. 2014 Stacked Sundays is another popular venue of Kelley’s. The 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, $220+$20 will get you 15,000 in chips and 30 minute levels. Get more info on page 11 of this issue of Poker Player. [Download the PDF]

Borgata has another of their big money events coming up. They will be bringing players into Atlantic City from April 8-26; look for $5 Million in pay-outs during the 51 events.

Turn $50 into $10,000 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York. (Not by magic, but by playing good poker.) The prize pool is $50,000; the buy-in is $50 with 20 min. blinds and 20,000 in chips to work with. The event runs Thursday April 24th to Sunday the 27th. See the details on page 3 of this issue of Poker Player. [Download the PDF]

Mountaineer Casino in Chester, West Virginia has something for you in April. Christine Stacy (who is in charge of the 9,900 square foot million dollar renovated poker area) arranged for you to earn up to $10 cash an hour Mon.-Thurs. Max. 20 cash prizes awarded per week. After a player accumulates 10 hours of play they can choose an envelope with money in it. An opportunity exists for you to spin the Big Cash Wheel where $3,000 is up for grabs!

WSOP Circuit event will be at Horseshoe Council Bluffs, Iowa April 10-21. 12 Ring Events in 12 days will keep you busy. With a full schedule filled with enough variety to keep every player happy with reasonably priced buy-ins, you may want make plans to play as many of them as you can. Numerous non NL tournaments with a $250 buy-in starting at 5pm will be offered. Andrew Brock is the man working hard to bring it to you. 1-877-771-SHOE, option 6.

Barbara Rogers is a competitive player in many endeavors including pool and poker tournaments. You can reach her at

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