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2017 Card Player Poker Tour Scarlet Pearl Main Event Draws 537 Entries

Tournament Easily Surpasses $100,000 Guarantee To Create $160,026 Prize Pool


Registration is officially closed in the inaugural Card Player Poker Tour Scarlet Pearl main event. A total of 537 players turned out for the $360 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament at the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort and their Big Slick’s Poker Room, blowing away the $100,000 guarantee to create a prize pool of $160,026.

That means that the eventual champion is set to walk away with a first-place prize of $34,413. The top 54 finishers will make the money, with a min-cash being worth $640.
The final four players in this $360 buy-in event will all be walking away with a five-figure payday! (A full list of payouts can be found at the bottom of this article.)

Below you can find a break down of the turnout for each of the five starting flights in this event:

Flight A (Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m.) – 97 entries
Flight B (Friday, Aug. 11 at 10:00 a.m.) – 103 entries
Flight C (Friday, Aug. 11 at 6:00 p.m.) – 96 entries
Flight D (Saturday, Aug. 12 at 10:00 a.m.)- 158 entries
Flight E (Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6:00 p.m.) – 83 entries

Scarlet Pearl Resort CasinoThis is the first time the CPPT has made its way to the Scarlet Pearl, the Gulf Coast’s newest and most exciting resort. Scarlet Pearl boasts 300 hotel rooms, including 56 suites and 10 penthouse suites, along with an events center, the Garden Oasis Pool and four restaurants including Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, Under The Oak Cafe, Chopstx Noodle Bar and the Waterfront Buffet.

The property is also the only coast resort to feature a world-class miniature golf course, Lava Links, which offers a new way to enjoy some family-friendly fun as players putt past waterfalls and even an erupting volcano. The newest addition to the award winning property is a seven-floor parking garage which boasts over 1,000 spaces.

Of course, those looking for top-notch gaming options will be pleased to see more than 1,200 of the best slots and video poker machines, 38 table games, and 10 live-action poker tables.

Head to the Card Player Poker Tour homepage for more information or visit the Scarlet Pearl website for more information.

Here is a look at the complete payouts to be awarded in this event:

Place Payout
1 $34,413
2 $21,764
3 $12,802
4 $10,402
5 $7,601
6 $6,001
7 $4,801
8 $3,601
9 $3,201
10 – 12 $2,640
13 – 15 $2,240
16 – 18 $1,840
19 – 27 $1,440
28 – 36 $1,040
37 – 45 $800
46 – 54 $640