The Royal Crown Poker Room at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino hosts the Delaware Poker Championship III on Sept. 7. This is a $100K guarantee (twice the amount of last year). The buy-in is $595 for 20K chips.
There will be $35 super satellites Sept. 1-2 where one in five win seats into the Sept. 5 multitable satellite, where again one in five will win entry into the main event.
In other news at Dover Downs, Nick Rodriguez won an Ante Up Poker Cruise package in a satellite that attracted 74 players.
HARRINGTON RACEWAY: The poker room at Harrington Raceway and Casino in Delaware is expanding its tournament schedule. Omaha/8 tournaments will be Wednesday mornings with a $1K guarantee. During football games on Monday, Thursday and Sunday, splash pots of $400 each will be spread.
DELAWARE PARK: Delaware Park poker room is adding a high-hand promotion for September. Quads win $100, straight flushes win $100 and royal flushes win $500. From 2 a.m.-10 a.m. all prizes are doubled. All day on Sunday the prizes are doubled, too.
MARYLAND LIVE: The new casino has partnered with the Players Poker Championship to host a series of satellites for the PPC Aruba World Championship.
Starting Sept. 2, the Maryland Live poker room, will feature a $520 buy-in/$5K PPC Aruba prize package tournament every Sunday. Each week, Monday through Saturday, there will be $60 satellite to win seats into the Sunday tournament.
The PPC Aruba World Championship runs Oct. 2-9 at the Radisson Aruba Resort.
HORSESHOE BALTIMORE: The ground has been broken and things will soon get vertical as Horseshoe Casino enters its next phase of construction. Primary foundation work and utility installations are under way on the $442-million casino site and preparations are being made to lay the garage’s elevated parking decks.
Horseshoe Baltimore is along Russell Street on Baltimore’s south side. When complete, the full-service casino will house 2,500 video lottery terminals, 100 table games and a 30-table World Series of Poker-branded poker room amid 122,000 square feet of gaming space. The casino is expected to open in late 2014.
CHARITY POKER: All In Enterprise is hosting charity poker events in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8 and 22. Each event will have a $195 buy-in. For more information, go to allinenterprises.org/Upcoming_ Events.html
— Michael Young is the Ante Up Ambassador for the Mid-Atlantic area. Email him at email@example.com.