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CPPT Isle Casino Main Event Begins Thursday In Pompano Beach

$1,100 Main Event Will Feature A $250,000 Guarantee


If you’ve missed the start of the Card Player Poker Tour Isle Casino series, which kicked off last week and boasts a total of $485,000 in guarantees, don’t worry. The highlight of the series schedule, the $250,000 guaranteed main event, is yet to come.

The $1,100 buy-in main event begins on Thursday, Aug. 23, with the first of three starting flights. Players can also begin their tournament on Friday, Aug. 24, and Saturday, Aug. 25.

Players can also buy-in up until the start of day 2, which is Sunday, Aug. 26. Main event players will start with 30,000 in chips and 40-minute blinds. The blinds will be increased to 50 minutes on day 2, and 60 minutes during the final table on Monday, Aug. 27.

“Not only am I excited about the CPPT coming to Isle Casino Pompano Park, but the entire Pompano team is excited,” says Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park Poker Room Manager Ken Lambert. “This will be the first time that we have had the opportunity to create a partnership with a tour that reaches every card room in the US plus international card rooms. It is exciting to know that we will be reaching new markets and players who are looking for new events that bring big prize pools and unknown players to challenge their skills.”

Those looking to win their way into the main event still have plenty of opportunities to do so. On Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, the Isle Casino will host $250 buy-in main event qualifiers at 10 a.m. with additional qualifiers Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m.

About Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park

Of course, poker isn’t the only reason to visit the Isle Casino, which also offers nearly 1,500 slot machines, as well as Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, and the ultimate one card poker game, War.

The Isle Casino now offers the lowest gaming limits in South Florida, with table limits as low as $5. Known as “The Winter Home Of Harness Racing,” Isle Casino is also an ideal spot for track bettors, offering simulcast wagering on horse racing from all over the United States and Canada. Thanks to the warm climate, the harness racetrack can also offer live racing for 10 months each year.

The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park also recently announced a big project to develop 223 acres of land around the property for “a new world-class, mixed-use entertainment and hospitality destination” that will include a new hotel and “upscale retail, dining and entertainment to South Florida.”

Players looking for a bite have the option of something quick at B-Express, something casual at Myron’s Delicatessen & Cafe, something more refined at Farraddays Steakhouse, or whatever they want at the Farmer’s Pick Buffet. If you’re looking to shake off a bad beat or celebrate a big win, Fling Lounge has you covered with cocktails and live music entertainment.

The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park is located at 777 Isle of Capri Circle in Pompano Beach, Florida, just 15 minutes west of the beach, and 20 minutes north of Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport. For more information, visit the casino’s homepage by clicking here.

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