After the current Dover Downs league concludes Feb. 27, going forward, they will be monthly events March through October. Players will earn points for participating in and cashing in all 7 p.m. Wednesday night tournaments, with the monthly winner winning an Ante Up Cruise package for two for the Dec. 2 sailing out of Tampa, Fla., and a personalized Ante Up league champion’s jacket.
Just like a bowling league, Ante Up Poker Leagues bring competitive players together on a regular basis to match wits at the table. All participating poker rooms are free to design their league themselves, but all feature at least one Ante Up Cruise or Ante Up Poker Tour World Championship prize package for the winner, plus a personalized Ante Up League Champion jacket and his or her photo in Ante Up Magazine,
The Ante Up Poker Cruise features a professionally run and equipped poker room aboard regularly scheduled Royal Caribbean cruises. Each cruise features cash games, multi-table tournaments, single-table tournaments, free poker classes and an open-bar cocktail party. Four are scheduled for 2013 – Feb. 4 out of Port Canaveral, Fla., May 20 out of Miami, Fla., Oct. 20 out of the New York City metro area and Dec. 2 out of Tampa, Fla.