Delaware State Championship Sept. 10 at Dover



Dover Downs’ Crown Royal Poker Room hosts the first Delaware Poker Championship on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. Qualifying tournaments to win a seat into the championship began in December.

Players may buy in to the main event for $560 or use earned vouchers. They start with 15,000 chips and will have 30-minute levels. No add-ons or rebuys will be available.

On Sept. 9 single-table satellites will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The buy-in is $71 for 1,500 chips and 15-minute levels. One seat will be awarded for each table. The super-satellite event at 8 p.m. will have 20-minute levels and a $71 buy-in for 8K chips. Top 10 percent of the field wins a seat to the championship.

There also will be a $75 super satellite on Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. as one in 10 will earn a seat.

Other satellites will run Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. ($95, 8K chips, 20-minute levels). SNG satellites will be available for $71 afterward.

• Delaware Park will have many guarantee tournaments throughout the month, including every Saturday a $10K and $15K guarantee with a $150 buy-in.

— Michael Young is the Ante Up Ambassador for the Mid-Atlantic area. Email him at

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