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Card Player Poker Tour News Briefs: Christmas Comes Early

Atlantis Stop Will Take Place During NCAA College Basketball Playoffs

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Season II of the Card Player Poker Tour is underway with one stop complete and multiple stops coming up. Take a look at the weekly happenings and the latest news about the CPPT:

23 Days of Christmas at Palm Beach Kennel Club

The Card Player Poker Tour will stop at Palm Beach Kennel Club in West Palm Beach, Florida just before Christmas, but players can begin the holiday celebrations a bit early. Beginning Dec. 1, just prior to the start of the CPPT Dec. 5-16, Palm Beach Kennel Club will host a 23 Days of Christmas promotion for cash games players.

From the hours of 10 am to 1 am the player holding the highest hand among all cash games tables will win a prize every half hour. From 1 am to 3 am one prize will be awarded, making 31 prizes each day in total.

Prizes include Samsung LED Smart TVs, Apple Mini G4s, Macbook Pros, Beats headphones, Bose speakers and more. Players can also win gift cards worth $100 and $200.

In order to be eligible for the high hand prize, player in hold’em games must use two hole cards and play the best possible five-card poker hand. Omaha players must flop the hand and Stud players must use two hole cards and three up cards. The highest hand of the hour can be any particular combination of cards and does not have to first meet a specific qualification such as a straight flush or quad fours or better.

The promotion will end Dec. 23.

Atlantis Schedule Released

The CPPT will make its third stop of the season at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada March 20-30, culminating with a $1,100 no limit hold’em $125,000 guarantee main event. Players will also be treated to promotions surrounding the NCAA college basketball playoffs in conjunction with the tournaments.

Date Event Buy-In Guarantee
3/20/14 Mega-Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$10
3/20/14 Mega-Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$10
3/21/14 No-Limit Hold’em (1A) $300+$40 $50,000
3/21/14 Super Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$5
3/21/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/22/14 No-Limit Hold’em (1B) $300+$40 $50,000
3/22/14 Omaha Hi-Lo $100+$20
3/22/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em Black Chip Bounty ($100) $300+$40
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em (2) $300+$40 $50,000
3/23/14 Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Max $200+$30
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Win the Button $200+$30
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/25/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mega-Stack Survivor $200+$30
3/25/14 Super Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/25/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/26/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mega-Stack Survivor $200+$30
3/26/14 Super Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/26/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/27/14 Turbo Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/27/14 No-Limit Hold’em $500+$50 $40,000
3/27/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/27/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 Turbo-Mega Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (1A) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/28/14 Super Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 Super Satellite to $1,100 Main Event w/ $100 Re-buys $100+$20
3/29/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/29/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (1B) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/29/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/30/14 Mega-Stack No Limit Hold’em $200+$30
3/30/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (2) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/30/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mini-Main Turbo $100+$20

Card Player Poker Tour Season II Schedule

Palm Beach Kennel Club
West Palm Beach, Florida
Dec. 5-16
$1,120 no limit hold’em $250,00 guarantee main event

Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mashantucket, Connecticut
Feb. 8-17
$1,650 no limit hold’em $300,00 guarantee main event

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nevada
March 20-30
$1,100 no limit hold’em $125,000 guarantee main event

Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas
Caribbean Cruise
Sept. 7-14
$1,000 no limit hold’em main event

The Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) is a series of live poker tournaments started by Card Player Media, publishers of the preeminent poker magazine Card Player, and poker web portal CardPlayer.com. The tour features live web broadcasting of its final table events, as well as a players’ points system.

Continue to check back every other Saturday for the most up-to-date information and news regarding the CPPT and like the tour’s Facebook page here.