The annual Halloween Tournament at the Silks Poker Room at Tampa Bay Downs in Tampa, Fla., this year will be presented by Ante Up Poker Cruises.
The $350 buy-in tournament features two starting flights – 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, and will play to conclusion at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27.
A $50,000 prize pool is guaranteed. Players start with 15,000 units (5,000 more for an optional $20 staff add-on), and levels will start at 30 minutes and increasing to 40 minutes later in the tournament.
Satellites for $30 with optional add-ons will be at 7 p.m. for five consecutive Thursday nights (Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 10, Oct. 17 and Oct. 24). Top two chipleaders in each when play halts will win an Ante Up Poker Cruise package for two for the Dec. 2 sailing in addition to a seat in the Halloween Tournament.
Ante Up staff will be on hand for all satellites with random Ante Up Poker Cruise T-shirt giveaways and to host a $4/$8 mixed games cash game at 9 p.m.