A look at some featured events around the country. The following pages also highlight daily events and promotions.


* WSOPC Foxwoods: Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn., hosts a World Series of Poker Circuit stop (March 27-April 8). There will be 12 ring events, nine non-ring events and several satellites.

Borgata Spring Open: The Atlantic City room brings back its popular series April 2-19, 45 events in a variety of formats.

WSOPC Harrah’s Cherokee: The North Carolina property hosts its first live series April 4-15. In addition to the 12 ring events, there will be seven non-ring tournaments.

Northeast PA. Open: The DeepStacks Poker Tour Northeast PA Open series (April 6-13) will be at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. It has a $1,100 main event and $100K guarantee.

WSOPC Philadelphia: Harrah’s in Chester will host the circuit April 25-May 6 and will include satellites to the WSOP main event.


Venetian DSE: The Deep Stack Extravaganza (March 28-April 24) in Las Vegas has 82 events with buy-ins from $200 to $2,500. There will be a lot of players and action.

Poker Pro Challenge: This event (April 5-7) is a $1,100 tournament hosted by Tulalip Resort Casino near Seattle.

Spring Poker Round Up: The event (April 11-21) returns to the Wildhorse Resort & Casino in Pendleton, Oregon.


* MSPT Meskwaki: The Tama, Iowa, casino hosts the Mid-States Poker Tour (March 30-April 7) that includes the usual super satellites and a $1,100 main event.

Hollywood Poker Open Regional: The series (April 4-14) will be at the Hollywood Casino in St. Louis. There will be 21 events with buy-ins ranging from $125 to $1,620.

* AUPT Midwest Championship: The Ante Up Poker Tour makes its next stop at Running Aces Harness Park in Columbus, Minn. (April 11-21). The series features 12 events with buy-ins ranging from $50 to $1,100, three of which have multiple Day 1 flights. Running Aces always puts on good events and this should be fantastic.

WSOPC Horseshoe Council Bluffs: The WSOPC returns to Iowa April 11-22.

* Choctaw Classic: This series (April 18-28) is in Durant, Okla., and consists of 31 events with buy-ins ranging from $125 to $1,100.

* HPT River City: The Heartland Poker Tour stops in St. Louis from April 19-28. In addition to the $1,650 televised main event there will be 15 low buy-in events.

* MSPT Canterbury Park: The MSPT returns to Minnesota April 20-28.


EMERALD COAST SPRING SERIES: Ebro (Fla.) Greyhound Park hosts this April 28-May 5.

* IP SPRING CLASSIC: The IP Casino Resort in Biloxi, Miss., hosts this WPT Regional March 29-April 8. The series has 20 events with buy-ins ranging from $120 to $1,150.

* WPT SEMINOLE HARD ROCK SHOWDOWN: The WPT in Hollywood, Fla., runs April 1-16. The series features 47 events and the televised main event will be $5K.

* WPT BESTBET OPEN: The bestbet casino in Jacksonville hosts a WPT event April 11-28. The series has 19 events with buy-ins ranging from $230 to $3,500.

* Denotes the main event of this series/tournament qualifies for Ante Up Player of the Year consideration as the final 10 players earn POY points.

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