Tuesday, June 17, 2008

WSOP Seats Up For Grabs in Charity Poker Tournaments

Charity poker tournaments are a great way to give a little back to the community and have a good time doing it. Not only that, but these well-run local events offer up some outstanding prizes.

In June the charity poker scene is really heating up. Two tournaments are awarding WSOP entries to the winners (among other great prizes).

Benefiting: Boys & Girls Club of Broward County
When: June 28, 2008 at 7:00PM.
Where: BankAtlantic Center Chairman's Club.
Entry Fee: $200 Players (includes appetizers and 2 drinks). Rebuys & Add-ons available. $30 for spectators.
Prizes: Seat at WSOP. Other prizes for top 5 finishers.
For more information: please click here
Contact: Matt Organ or Lorraine Starr (954)537-1010.

Benefiting: Kids In Distress
When: Thursday June 19, 2008. Check in at 5:30PM.
Where: Ocean Manor Resort Hotel (The Penthouses), Ft Lauderdale.
Entry Fee: $200 Players (food & drink will be served). Re-entry & Add-on available.
Prizes: $10,000 WSOP entry. Other prizes for final table finishers.
More Info: Dos Bullets

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Live Blackjack to Debut at Seminole Hard Rock

According to the Sun Sentinel's gambling blog (link) and now confirmed on the Hard Rock's website (link), the Seminoles have hired 500 dealers, held training and orientation sessions, and are set to start dealing blackjack on June 22nd at the Hollywood Hard Rock (other Seminole properties will follow).

In related news (news link), The Isle at Pompano Park is suing to stop the Seminoles from offering banked card games (Blackjack and baccarat).