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Card Player Poker Tour Lone Star State Poker Championship Main Event Begins Friday

The $500+$80 Buy-In Event Will Be Hosted By The Post Oak Poker Club In Houston, Texas


Post Oak Poker Club In Houston, TexasThe Card Player Poker Tour has arrived in Texas! Texas hold’em will be the game of choice, of course, for the $500+$80 main event, hosted at the Post Oak Poker Club in Houston.

The Post Oak Poker Club in Houston, which was the first licensed poker club in the state, will be running the second annual Lone Star State Poker Championship through the weekend, wrapping up a six-event series.

Check out the results from the preliminary events here.

The main event kicks off with the first of two starting flights on Friday, Aug.3. Players will have another crack at advancing with flight B on Saturday, Aug. 4, and the tournament wraps up on Sunday. Players can also take part in a Last Chance tournament for just $120 on Sunday.

Just like the prelims, the main event winner will walk away with a customized gold ring. The championship rings are crowned with the Texas state gem, blue topaz, cut in a Lone Star shape and featuring black onyx and rubies.

About the Post Oak Poker Club

The Post Oak Poker Club opened in August of 2017 as the first private poker club in Houston. Since then, POPC has continued to pioneer the poker industry in Texas. Along with the Card Player Poker Tour, the Post Oak Poker Club is now poised to set the standard for what players can expect from a major tour stop in Texas. POPC is located in the heart of Uptown Houston, the most exclusive neighborhood in Texas for shopping, dining and now poker.

“Come out and see the best of Houston as we show the world what poker in Texas is all about,” said Post Oak Poker Club founder Daniel Kebort. “As the first major tour stop in Texas we are looking forward to sharing our world-class venue and unique membership model poker club with the national poker community.”

In order to fully comply with Texas gambling law, POPC doesn’t take a rake but rather charges fees for seat rentals and other amenities poker players love.