Rocky Gap Casino opens three-table poker room



Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, Md., has added three poker tables. The tables are in the lobby of the 220-room resort.

“In recent years, poker has exploded in popularity and players have come to expect it at most major casinos,” general manager Scott Just said. “Adding poker further enhances Rocky Gap Casino Resort as a complete gaming destination.”

HOLLYWOOD PERRYVILLE: The Hollywood Casino at Perryville has added daily tournaments. On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at noon and Saturdays at 4 p.m., the poker room will host a $50 tournament. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, there will be an $85 Green Chip Bounty tournament at 4. There will be a $200 Double Green Chip bounty at 7 on Friday nights.

DOVER DOWNS: Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Del., recently wrapped up its latest Ante Up Poker League and crowned six winners. Champions were Gwen Bray, Dean Naturale, Valerie Daman, Lee Schut, Charles Dill and Asmeron Abraha. The league ran from May 1 through Oct. 30. All six earned an oceanview Ante Up Poker Cruise package on the Dec. 2 sailing and a personalized Ante Up League champion’s jacket.

Also, Dover Downs will host a special tournament for Toys for Tots on Dec. 7 at 1:15 p.m. The $45 buy-in, $1K guarantee event usually provides 3K chips, but if you bring a new toy, you’ll receive 9K chips. And something that’s new, tournaments will be offering a tournament bad-beat jackpot, which is $10K to the losing hand of aces full of kings or better. Tournament players are receiving the same comp dollars as cash players and are being rated. Dover Downs is the only casino in the Tri-State area rating tournament players.

The Royal Crown Poker Room has NFL Sunday Ticket. Every Sunday has splash pots and high hand bonuses at the end of every quarter of three games on Sunday plus Monday and Thursday nights.

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