Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Del., will run three satellite tournaments for the Ante Up Poker Tour World Championship. Tournaments will be noon on April 21, May 19 and June 23. Buy-in for each is $130, and late entry will be accepted until 2 p.m.
First-place wins an Ante Up Poker Tour World Championship package, which includes seven nights all-inclusive accommodations at the Hard Rock Punta Cana for two people, $750 in resort credit, one $1,100 main-event entry and $2,000 for expenses. Cash prizes of $200-$1,000 will be awarded for players who finish second-10th. The AUPT World Championship will be July 28-Aug. 3 at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The series features 14 events with buy-ins starting at $115, culminating with the $1,100 main event, the champion of which will be featured on the cover of the September issue of Ante Up.
• The Pro Poker Championship will run through Feb. 11. The $3,500 main event starts Feb. 8. The $100K heads-up match between Brian Rast and Daniel Cates on Feb. 1 has the locals excited and should be fun to watch.
• On Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 3), Dover Downs’ poker room is running a box pool and the players will win thousands of dollars and free food during the big game. Also, Dover Downs will hosting a “Beat the Boss” promotion where a $200 bounty will be placed on a chosen player (the Boss) of the Saturday night tournaments in February.
— Michael Young is the Ante Up Ambassador for the Mid-Atlantic area. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.