More news of guaranteed poker tournaments has come out of the Florida region where just a couple of days ago the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced it will host a $10 million guaranteed tournament in August. On Wednesday, April 17, the Players Poker Championship announced a partnership with the Silks Poker Room at Tampa Bay Downs that will launch the 2013 Tampa Downs Summer Series.
Landing on the heels of this summer’s World Series of Poker, the PPC Tampa Downs Summer Series will take place from July 15-21 and consist of a nine-event schedule. The Main Event is a $540 buy-in event with a $100,000 guarantee set to begin on Friday, July 19.
Along with the cool six figures guaranteed for the Main Event, another $50,000 will be up for grabs throughout the rest of the series. The Main Event is the largest buy-in on the schedule, with others coming in as low as $120.
As you may recall, the PPC is the driving force behind the South America Poker Classic that runs May 4-9 at the at the Radisson Aruba poker room and has also partnered with the DeepStacks Poker Tour to host PPC Aruba October 2-9.
To help you plan your trip back to Aruba in October, 20% of all prize pools will go toward future entries for the PPC Aruba in October.