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This Week In Tournament Poker: April 29 - May 5

The Week's Biggest Tournaments Broken Down By Region


In this Card Player weekly feature we look to provide our readers with a guide to some of the biggest poker events taking place in their area for the upcoming week. Check out all the tournament action set to go down in your own backyard from April 29th through May 5th. Head to our tournament database for more information.


  • 2013 WSOP Circuit Harrah’s Philadelphia (Apr 25, ‘13 – May 06, ’13) The Harrah’s Philadelphia casino in Chester, PA is the next stop on the World Series of Poker Circuit, with its 12-event series having got underway on Apr. 25th. The highlight of the coming week is of course the $1,675 WSOPC no-limit hold’em main event, which begins on May 4th with starting flights at 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Play will continue until a champion is decided on May 6th.


  • The 2013 Playground Poker Classic (Apr 23, ‘13 – May 10, ’13) The Playground Poker Club in Kahnawake, CA kicked off its 11-event tournament series last week, and in the coming days will play host to a number of big events, including the $3,300 World Poker Tour Canadian Spring Championship no-limit hold’em main event which begins with the first of three staring days at 11:00 AM on May 3rd. Play continues until a champion is decided on May 9th. In addition to that event, there will also be a $5,300 no-limit hold’em high roller which begins on May 6th at 7:00 PM.


  • The 2013 California State Poker Championship (May 01, ‘13 – May 19, ’13) The Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, CA is set to host the 18-event 2013 California State Poker Championship beginning on May 1st. The kickoff event is a five-day, $225 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament with a $250,000 prize pool. There are six starting flights available between Wednesday, May 1st and Saturday, May 4th.
  • The 2013 Liz Flynt Spring Poker Classic (Apr 05, ‘13 – May 01, ’13) The Hustler Casino in Gardena, CA has almost reached the end of its Liz Flynt Spring Poker Classic, with the highlight of the final week being the $300,000 guaranteed, $160 buy-in no-limit hold’em event with eight starting flights that began on Apr. 26th and are continuing through Apr. 30th. Surviving players will return on May 1st to play down to a champion, who is guaranteed at least a $100,000 payday.
  • The 2013 River Card (May 04, ‘13) The Ocean’s Eleven Casino in Oceanside, California is hosting a $230 no-limit hold’em event on May 4th starting at 10:00 AM.


  • The 2013 Delta Gold Poker Classic (May 03, ‘13 – May 13, ’13) The Gold Strike Hotel Casino in Tunica, MS kicks off its 16-event Delta Gold Poker Classic this week, with early highlights including a $240 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better event on May 3rd and a $350 no-limit hold’em event on May 4th.