Saturday, May 9, 2009

Poker News May 2009

Promos, Special Tournaments, Food & Drink Specials

Here's a look at some of the poker promotions and more notable tournaments for May in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. We'll update as additional news becomes available.

Florida State Poker Championship Satellites (the isle pompano) - Throughout May with buy-ins from $60. The championship events run June 12-23.

High Hand Awards (the isle pompano) - Every Tuesday and Thursday. $200 for limit hold'em, $500 for NLHE.

$30,000 Guaranteed Tournament (the isle pompano) - Monday, May 25th at 1:30PM ($440, 1 re-entry).

New Tournament Schedule (Mardi Gras) - Starting April 13th (Click here for schedule).

The Main Event Poker Tournaments (Seminole Hard Rock) - Three tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $350 to $1100. The $350 tournament starts at noon on May 11th. Play the $575 tournament at noon on May 13th. And the two day $1100 event begins May 16th at 11am. Satellites are held the day before.

Special Guaranteed Tournaments (Seminole Hard Rock) - The Hard Rock's popular guaranteed tournaments range in buy-in from $75 to $575. Click here for the complete schedule.

Big Slick Tournament (Seminole Hard Rock) - The monthly event is scheduled for May 30th at 11am ($1100 buy-in). Satellites available on May 22, 28, 29 ($150 buy-in).

Sumer Open Series (Seminole Hard Rock) - Runs June 12-20 with 9 events. Buy-ins range from $75 to $1100.

$10 Off Any Tournament Entry (Seminole Hard Rock) - Simply sign up for the Hard Rock's promotions and events email newsletter (click here), then print out the coupon you receive and take it to the poker room.

Bonus Awards (Seminole Hard Rock) - The Hard Rock also runs daily high hand, aces cracked, and 4-of-a-kind promos.

Cash for Play (Dania) - Earn cash based on hours played at any non-tournament game throughout May. For example, 25 hours of play will get you $50 back, up to $400 for 200 hours of play. Plus, win a trip to Borgata (get one entry per 10 hours play in April).

$50 High Hand Awards (Dania) - Every hour until 8pm.

Food and Drink Specials (Dania) - Dania offers complimentary house beverages while playing. Happy hour 5-7PM daily. Complimentary sandwich from 1 to 3 PM Mon-Fri. Coffee and sweets served at 3PM to all players.

Hot Table Progressive (Flagler) - Daily at 3pm. One table is chosen at random. A card is dealt to each player. The highest card wins $500. All other players at the table carrying a valid card win $50.

$200 High Hand Awards (Flagler) - Every day, awarded every two hours.

World Series of Poker Tournament (Flagler) - May 30th at 2pm. Buy in $550.

Heads Up Tournament (Miami Jai Alai) - May 20th at 1:30pm. $150 buy in. 4000 starting chips. 20 minute levels.

More Jackpots & Awards (Miami Jai Alai) - The Crystal Card Room has the following promotions: Royal Flush progressive jackpots, four aces ($100), hourly high hand awards ($100), straight flush awards ($100).

Aces Cracked (Seminole Hollywood Casino) - Aces cracked promos Mon-Wed. High hand awards Sat & Sun. $500 Royal Flush Bonuses Sun-Thurs.