Top players will be competing this month at Eldorado Casino and Hotel in Shreveport, La., to win a seat to the World Series of Poker Main Event. The top 10 tournament players, accumulated time play and combination players will be rewarded a seat in a monthly free-roll. Six lucky qualifiers will be sent to Las Vegas with a $10,000 voucher to enter poker’s biggest tournament. Call the poker room for details and dates.
JENA CHOCTAW PINES: The latest casino to open, Jena Choctaw Pines in Dry Prong, La., is offering a $5K freeroll to players who accumulate 80 hours between now and Feb. 1. The freeroll will be Feb. 15-16. While attempting to qualify, you may enjoy trying to win one of the easiest bad-beat jackpots in the state. The “Regressive Jackpot” was at $35,615 at press time, and all you need is aces full of eights beaten. The qualifying hand will reduce on the first and 15th of every month until the jackpot is hit.
PARAGON: At press time, the bad beat was $117K.
COUSHATTA: The 20-table poker room has a major bad-beat jackpot (quad jacks) that was at $60K at press time, but also a minor jackpot (quad deuces-10s) that was at $26K.
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