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WinStar Casino Oklahoma River Guaranteed $3 Million Poker Series Begins Monday

The River Poker Series Points Champion will win a 2010 Porsche Cayenne -- $2,100 Main Event Prize Pool is $2.5 Million Guaranteed

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WinStar Oklahoma CasinoThe River Guaranteed $3 Million Poker Series at the WinStar Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma begins on Monday. The tournament series has an impressive amount of guaranteed prize pools up for grabs as the tournament series title would suggest. Each of the nine events on the schedule has a guaranteed prize pool worth at least $30,000, and the no-limit hold’em main event has a massive guaranteed prize pool worth $2.5 million.

The buy-in for the no-limit hold’em championship event is just $2,100, which could make it one of the best live tournament values of the year. There will be $440 mega satellite qualifiers for the main event on August 22 and 29 that will begin at 11 a.m. CST.

Players also have a chance during the tournament series to earn points toward the River Poker Series point champion. Each tournament will award points during the tournament series and the overall champion will win a 2010 Porsche Cayenne at the end of the tournament series.

The main event will have opening round days on Sept. 2-4. Main event days will begin at 11 a.m. CST. Players will begin with 10,000 in tournament chips and blinds will start at 25-50 for the first 40-minute level. The top 10 percent from each opening round day will advance to day 2 on Sept. 5. The final 20 players will advance to the championship round on Sept. 6 and play will continue until a champion is crowned that Monday. The winner will take home the top prize cut from the $2.5 million guaranteed prize pool and the 2010 River Poker Series championship bracelet.

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

Monday, Aug. 23: Event No. 1 ($330 no-limit hold’em)
Tuesday, Aug. 24: Event No. 2 ($550 no-limit hold’em)
Wednesday, Aug. 25: Event No. 3 ($440 no-limit hold’em/pot-limit Omaha)
Thursday, Aug. 26: Event No. 4 ($330 pot-limit Omaha)
Friday, Aug. 27: Event No. 5 ($1,050 no-limit hold’em)
Monday, Aug. 30: Event No. 6 ($330 no-limit hold’em)
Tuesday, Aug. 31: Event No. 7 ($440 no-limit hold’em bounty)
Wednesday, Sept. 1: Event No. 8 ($330 no-limit hold’em)
Thursday, Sept. 2: Event No. 9 ($2,100 no-limit hold’em championship)

Here is the guaranteed prize pool for each event:

Event No. 1 ($330 no-limit hold’em) — $50,000 guaranteed
Event No. 2 ($550 no-limit hold’em) — $100,000 guaranteed
Event No. 3 ($440 no-limit hold’em/pot-limit Omaha) — $40,000 guaranteed
Event No. 4 ($330 pot-limit Omaha) — $30,000 guaranteed
Event No. 5 ($1,050 no-limit hold’em) — $150,000 guaranteed
Event No. 6 ($330 no-limit hold’em) — $50,000 guaranteed
Event No. 7 ($440 no-limit hold’em bounty) — $50,000 guaranteed
Event No. 8 ($330 no-limit hold’em) — $50,000 guaranteed
Event No. 9 ($2,100 no-limit hold’em championship) — $2.5 million guaranteed

 
 
 
 

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thissamguy
almost 8 years ago

Greg Raymer is 3rd in chips going into final day with 20 players remaining in the championship event. Cornel Andrew Cimpan is 11th in chips.

 
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