Inn of the Mountain Gods hosts 4th championship Sept. 27



The Inn of the Mountain Gods’ fourth annual Poker Championship is here, running Sept. 27-28. Early registration will earn you some free play and discounted room rates. Players earned seats for this signature event through August satellites and qualifiers, but if you didn’t qualify, have no fear. You can buy in directly for $1,100. Payouts are dependent on the number of participants, and this could be big.
And when you’re not in the tournament, be sure to jump into a juicy cash game.

The Inn of the Mountain Gods has a unique Dealer’s Choice game that you will enjoy. The game is offered at three blind levels ($1-$2, $2-$5 and $5-$10) and features no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha.The $1-$2 game has a $100-$500 min-max while the $2-$5 is $-200-$1K and the $5-$10 is $500-no cap. Whoever has the button decides what the next game is in the provided structures. Omaha games are ineligible for bad-beat jackpots or bad-beat promotions. No rake for the bad beat will be held.

NORTHERN EDGE CASINO: The poker room at the top of the state has new hours: Tuesdays (noon-4 a.m.), Fridays (6 p.m.- 4 a.m.), Saturdays (noon-4 a.m.) and Sundays (noon-8 p.m.).

BUFFALO THUNDER RESORT & CASINO: Tournaments run almost every day, but September offers something a little special. An Omaha/8 event runs Sept. 14 ($100 entry) and the Last Saturday of the Month deepstack is Sept. 27 ($150).

SANTA ANA STAR CASINO: The poker room has an intriguing football promotion in the works for Monday nights, giving away an authentic jersey and helmet on the last Monday night game of the season. And if all goes well, it will do the same for the last Thursday night game, too.

ROUTE 66 CASINO: There’s a new Omaha/8 tournament ($65) on Sunday afternoons, which is great news for Albuquerque’s Omaha fans, whose numbers are growing fast.

KICKAPOO LUCKY EAGLE: Once a week in September, players who buy in to a Sunday Showdown Tournament at this Texas poker room can register the next day for the 70-player Super Tuesday event for $25.

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