Match Director Justin Hammer has set apart together the largest poker sequence in Texas historical previous at Houston’s Top Social. The Texas Poker Championship kicks off March 10, a sequence that guarantees a advise account $4 million in prize money.
Poker in Texas is alive and effectively with card rooms all one day of the Lone Big name Voice bringing in honorable crowds recurrently. However no match up to this point has ever been bigger than what’s about to head down at Top Social.
The historical sequence substances a $2 million guaranteed Valuable Tournament, and as Hammer tweeted, extra mixed events in one sequence than Texas has ever seen. Play started Thursday with the $500 Thriller Bounty No-Restrict Defend’em match, which substances a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool and, because the name suggests, mystery bounties.
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The Fresh Craze in Poker?
Thriller bounty tournaments gain turn out to be trendy in Las Vegas, most notably at Wynn, which hosted a $1,600 snatch-in model last week. Eddy Konarske won the 2,103-player match for $220,000. The structure has turn out to be the rage of the Las Vegas poker scene, and Hammer’s mad to raise it to Texas.
“Thriller bounties are so noteworthy extra bright to the recreational player,” Hammer suggested PokerNews when requested to compare mystery bounty events to mature bounty tournaments. “Most of us comprehend it be genuinely tough to decide on a match, nonetheless the premise of busting anyone on Day 2 and success-boxing end to first plan money is something most anybody can impress.”
In a mature bounty match, every player receives the identical quantity as everyone else upon busting a player. However in a mystery bounty, the payout is unknown and can be hundreds of dollars or extra. At the Wynn’s recently accomplished match, as an illustration, three players drew $100,000 mystery bounty envelopes.
As Hammer explains, the match structure caters to both consultants and recreational players on yarn of it enables everyone to gain a shot at a suited payday.
“It be thrilling to be a a part of and ought to positively be round for a while,” Hammer persevered. “It does originate mature bounties seem rather less thrilling, per chance, nonetheless I mediate they’re going to restful gain a plan. Giving players a total lot alternate choices is what a match sequence ought to be all about.”
A Little Something for Every person
Hammer is giving his players who point out up to compete within the Texas Poker Championship at Top Social many alternate choices, and no longer appropriate through bounty events. There are 18 events in complete starting up with the Thriller Bounty and concluding March 24-29 with the $5,300 snatch-in Valuable Tournament, a $2 million guaranteed match with three Day 1 starting up flights.
In between these events, there are seven non-NLH tournaments, one girls match (NLH), and one seniors match (NLH). Rating ins for the sequence fluctuate from $200 to $5,300.
Texas Poker Championship Sequence Schedule
|March 10||Tournament #1: $500 Thriller Bounty Day 1a||$500,000||11 a.m.|
|March 10||Day 1b||4 p.m.|
|March 11||Day 1c||11 a.m.|
|March 11||Day 1d||4 p.m.|
|March 12||Day 1e||11 a.m.|
|March 12||Day 1f||4 p.m.|
|March 13||Day 1g (Turbo flight)||9 a.m.|
|March 13||Day 2||2 p.m.|
|March 13||Tournament #2: $400 NLH Jacked Stack||$50,000||12 p.m.|
|March 13||Tournament #3: $600 Omaha 8-or-Better||5 p.m.|
|March 14||Tournament #4: $400 Quick Deck||11 a.m.|
|March 14||Tournament #5: $600 Triple Stud||5 p.m.|
|March 15||Tournament #6: $200 Sweat and Dash||11 a.m.|
|March 15||Tournament #7: $400 NLH Seniors||11 a.m.|
|March 15||Tournament #8: $600 H.O.R.S.E.||3 p.m.|
|March 16-19||Tournament #9: The Big Texas $500k||$500,000||11 a.m.|
|March 16||Tournament #10: $600 Dealers Replacement||3 p.m.|
|March 17||Tournament #11: $600 No-Restrict 2-7 Single Blueprint||3 p.m.|
|March 19||Tournament #12: $1,100 Thriller Bounty Turbo||5 p.m.|
|March 20||Tournament #13: $600 NLH One Day 100k||$100,000||12 p.m.|
|March 20||Tournament #14: $400 PLO||3 p.m.|
|March 20||Tournament #15: $250 Girls Tournament||5 p.m.|
|March 21||Tournament #16: $1,100 PLO Championship||$100,000||11 a.m.|
|March 21||Tournament #17: $600 NLH Survivor||$50,000||3 p.m.|
|March 24||Tournament #18: $5,300 Valuable Tournament Day 1a||$2,000,000||12 p.m.|
|March 25||Day 1b||12 p.m.|
|March 26||Day 1c||12 p.m.|
|March 27||Day 2||12 p.m.|
|March 28||Day 3||12 p.m.|
|March 29||Day 4||12 p.m.|
|March 27||Tournament #19: $3,000 Dealers Replacement 6-Max||2 p.m.|
|March 28||Tournament #20: $3,000 Big O||2 p.m.|
|March 28||Tournament #21: $3,000 NLH 6-Max||4 p.m.|
|March 229||Tournament #22: $1,700 NLH Big Bounty Turbo||12 p.m.|
Top Social will host twice day-to-day $800 snatch-in satellites into the Valuable Tournament from March 23-26. Moreover, there shall be $150 mega satellites on hand into the Big Texas $500k.