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Heartland Poker Tour Schedule at Golden Gates for April 4th

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April 4, 2011

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Heartland Poker Tour at Golden Gates
Schedule for Sunday, April 4th


$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration:  Seat by list
Time:  All Day

$165+15 HPT Main Event SUPER Qualifier – 10% advance
Registration:  9:00am
Time:  11:00am

$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration:  4:00pm
Time:  6:00pm

Click here for the complete HPT Schedule at Golden Gates

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April 3, 2011 Posted by | News & Info for Black Hawk Poker | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HPT Schedule at Golden Gates, CO April 2011

Heartland Poker Tour at Golden Gates, CO
Complete Schedule for April 2011

 

Friday Apr 1
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$165+15 HPT Main Event SUPER Qualifier – 10% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Saturday Apr 2
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers

Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$165+15 HPT Main Event SUPER Qualifier – 10% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Sunday Apr 3
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Monday Apr 4
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$165+15 HPT Main Event SUPER Qualifier – 10% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Tuesday Apr 5
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$165+15 HPT Main Event SUPER Qualifier – 10% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Wednesday Apr 6
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Thursday Apr 7
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites into $360 Qualifiers
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$360 – two player advance Single Table LAST CHANCE Satellites into HPT Main Event
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$330+30 HPT Main Event Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Friday Apr 8
$120 – three player advance Single Table Satellites
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$360 – two player advance Single Table LAST CHANCE Satellites into HPT Main Event
Registration: Seat by list
Time: All Day
$330+30 HPT Main Event LAST CHANCE Qualifier – 20% advance
Registration: 9:00am
Time: 11:00am
$1,500+150 HPT Main Event – Day 1/Flight A
Registration: 3:00pm
Time: 5:00pm

Saturday Apr 9
$360 – two player advance Single Table LAST CHANCE Satellites into HPT Main Event
Registration:Seat by list
Time: Last Table at 5:00pm
$1,500+150 HPT Main Event – Day 1/Flight B
Registration: 7:00am
Time: 9:00am
$1,500+150 HPT Main Event – Day 1/Flight C
Registration: 4:00pm
Time: 6:00pm

Sunday Apr 10
HPT Main Event – Day 2
Players report at 10:45am
Time:11:00am
Televised Final Table
Approx. 5:00pm

April 3, 2011 Posted by | News & Info for Black Hawk Poker | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Oversized Poker Chip Rule

Placing an Oversized Chip in the Pot

If a poker player places a single chip or bill that is larger than the bet (or the blind) into the pot and he doesn’t state an amount for his bet, it is considered a call only.  This applies to both limit and no limit poker games.

For example:
In a $5-$10 Limit game a player faces a $10 bet.  He tosses out a $25 chip without saying anything.  His action is considered a call.
In a $1-$2 No Limit game a player faces a $10 bet.  He tosses out a $25 chip without saying anything.  This is still considered a call.

However, if the betting isn’t structured (like in a no limit game) and the player who is first to act after the flop throws out a single chip, the value of that single chip is considered his bet.  No declaration of bet size is necessary.  Preflop, an oversized chip put into the pot by the first player to act is considered a call if no declaration of raise has been announced.

It gets a bit trickier when more than one chip is involved, and this is a good example of why it’s important for poker players to state their intentions clearly.

If a player does not clearly state his bet and he puts more chips in the pot than is required to call, he is considered to have just called if the amount he put in the pot is less than one and a half bets.

If a player puts more than one and a half bets into the pot, his action is considered a raise.  At this point, the player may complete the raise or fold and forfeit any chips that he has already committed to the pot.

One more curve ball.  If a player doesn’t realize that there has been a raise and he only placed enough chips in the pot to call the unraised bet, the dealer should stop the action and inform the player that there has been a raise.  At this point, the player may reconsider his action if nobody has acted after him, and he can withdraw his chips from the pot.  If someone did act after him, he may call the raise or fold and relinquish the chips that he already committed to the pot.

The moral of the story is that poker players should always be aware of what the action is and state their intended action clearly and precisely.

As always, be sure that you know the specific house rules for the poker room that you are playing in, as their rules may vary from the “standard” rules used in most card rooms.

April 3, 2011 Posted by | For Beginner Poker Players, Going from Online to B&M Poker, Poker Rules | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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