The Colorado Poker Championship in August at Golden Gates in Black Hawk, Colo., had a record-setting 330 entries for a $320K prize pool as Steve Wilkie and Nate Zoller chopped at the main event for $60,114 each.
Matt Livingston won the high roller for $40,300.
AMERISTAR: Enjoy this spacious 22-table poker room in Black Hawk and if you play four hours of cash games in one day you’ll earn a special poker rate in the hotel.
MIDNIGHT ROSE: Football promos highlight the fall season at this Cripple Creek property. Deepstack tournaments include Saturday’s Fast & Furious freezeout for $65 (30K chips, no re-entry) and, on Sunday, players get 50K chips for $120 (late entry and re-entry). Play four hours of live action Monday-Thursday and stay the night free. – Janet Kenning