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Winnin' O' the Green Tournament Series Begins

The Bike Hosts the 25th Anniversary of this Event

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The BikeThe Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, California first hosted the Winnin’ O’ the Green tournament series in 1984, and 25 years later the tournament is still going strong. The 2009 edition began on Thursday, Mar. 5 with a $300 no-limit hold’em tournament. The series will feature 16 events between now and Sunday, Mar. 22. Tournaments will be spread limit and no-limit hold’em, seven-card stud eight-or-better, Omaha eight-or-better, and H.O.R.S.E.

Card Player Player of the Year points will be up for grabs in 11 of the 16 events this year. The series will feature a pair of ladies no-limit hold’em events on Mar. 8 and 15. Mega super satellites will run on Friday, Mar. 13 at 7 p.m. and Mar. 18 and 19 at 4 p.m. The $300 no-limit hold’em event on Sunday, Mar. 8 has a guaranteed prize pool worth $100,000 and the $300 no-limit hold’em event on Wednesday, Mar. 11 has a guaranteed prize pool worth $50,000. The tournament series $1,500 no-limit hold'em championship will begin on Friday, Mar. 20 and crown a champion the following night.

Here is a look at the full schedule for this event:

Thursday, Mar. 5: Event No. 1 ($300 no-limit hold’em)
Friday, Mar. 6: Event No. 2 ($300 bounty no-limit hold’em)
Saturday, Mar. 7: Event No. 3 ($200 limit hold’em)
Sunday, Mar. 8: Event No. 4 ($100 ladies LIPS tour no-limit hold’em)
Sunday, Mar. 8: Event No. 5 ($300 no-limit hold’em)
Monday, Mar. 9: Event No. 6 ($300 no-limit hold’em)
Tuesday, Mar. 10: Event No. 7 ($200 seven-card stud eight-or-better)
Wednesday, Mar. 11: Event No. 8 ($300 no-limit hold’em)
Thursday, Mar. 12: Event No. 9 ($300 no-limit hold’em)
Friday, Mar. 13: $50 Spring Fling Golf
Friday, Mar. 13: $190 mega super satellite
Saturday, Mar. 14: Event No. 10 ($300 H.O.R.S.E.)
Saturday, Mar. 15: Event No. 11 ($500 ladies no-limit hold’em)
Sunday, Mar. 15: Event No. 12 ($500 no-limit hold’em)
Monday, Mar. 16: Event No. 13 ($300 Omaha eight-or-better)
Tuesday, Mar. 17: Event No. 14 ($500 no-limit hold’em)
Wednesday, Mar. 18: $190 mega super satellite
Thursday, Mar. 19: $190 mega super satellite
Friday, Mar. 20 – Saturday, Mar. 21: Event No. 15 ($1,500 no-limit hold’em championship)
Sunday, Mar. 22: Event No. 16 ($200 no-limit hold’em player appreciation)