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News & Info for Poker Rooms in Black Hawk, CO: 4.20.11

Black Hawk, Colorado Poker News

April 20, 2011

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Latest Poker News

Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in Black Hawk:  Lodge Poker Room  $400,000
Ameristar hit a Bad Beat on Monday.



17 Poker Tables

Games typically running: 30/60 HK, 1/2-100 SL, 2/5-100 SL & 4/8 HK daily, 10/20 and (sometimes) 6/12 on weekends.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $273,500
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play.

Promotions: None

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None


14 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL daily, 10/20 and 4/8 on weekends.

Tournaments:
12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm every day, $60 buy in.
WSOP 2011 Satellite Qualifiers run daily @ 12:00, 3:00 and 7:00, $60 buy in.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $400,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play.

Promotions:
“Friday 2 Fifty”  Each hour from 1:00pm to 10:00pm on Fridays, each table will deal a 5 card hand face up on the table.  Then the table with the best hand deals each player at that table a 5 card hand face up.  The player with the best hand gets $250.

“Five at 5:00”  Players earn $5 per hour in comp from 5:00am to 10:00am.

Comps: $2 per hour, $4 per hour for VIP players.

Special Events: WSOP 2011 Main Event Satellite, June 19th @ 10:00am.


20 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL, 4/8 and Omaha Hi/Lo occasionally.

Tournaments:
10:00am $40 buy in Monday through Thursday, $60 buy in Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
12:00pm  $60 Buy in Monday through Thursday, $100+$100 re-buy on Friday, $100 buy in Saturday, $100+ two $100 re-buys on Sunday
3:00pm  $60 buy in Monday through Sunday
7:00pm  $100 buy in Monday through Thursday, $150 buy in on Friday and Saturday, $100 buy in on Sunday

Bad Beat Jackpot: $65,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces Full of Kings

Promotions:
“Lucky Bucket Splash Pot Poker” Starts April 15th and runs through April 30th between 2:00pm and 12:00am on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.  Each hour a randomly selected table is drawn – winner of the pot get an envelope with up to $500 in cash or tournament credit.

If you start playing in a cash game before 10:00am and you play for 3 hours, you get a $15 food voucher that can be used on the following day.

Comps: $5 per hour for 1/2-10 SL and 10/20 Omaha Hi/Lo, $1 per hour for all other games.

Special Events: None

6 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-10 SL, 1/2-100 SL.

Tournaments:
Monday through Friday – $40 buy in at 7:00pm.
Saturday – $40 buy in at 1:00pm,  $60 buy in at 5:00pm.
Sunday – $60 buy in at 2:00pm and 6:00pm.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $58,970
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces full of Kings (qualifier decreases each Monday if the Bad Beat Jackpot isn’t hit and the backup is over $52,500)

Promotions:
“Showers of Cash Drawings” A name will be drawn and the winner gets cash.  If no winner is present the cash gets rolled into the next drawing.  For the 1:00am drawing names will be drawn until a winner is present.  Drawings at 3:00pm for $50, 6:00pm for $50, 9:00pm for $100, 11:00pm for $50, 1:00am for $100.

“Spin to Win” Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

11 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-10 SL, 1/2-100 SL and  Omaha Hi/Lo occasionally.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $100,000

Bad Beat Qualifier: There is one Bad Beat Jackpot pool which can be hit a few different ways:
Quad 8’s or better beaten wins 75% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.
Any other quads beaten wins 50% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.
Aces full of Tens or better beaten wins 10% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.

Promotions:
“Splash the Pot”  $100 gets splashed into a pot each hour. This runs 24/7.

Comps:
$2 per hour
Play 2 hours and get a hotel room for $29.  Play 6 hours and get a hotel room for free. (Sunday through Thursday only, no holidays)

Special Events: None

(Central City)
3 Poker Tables
Games typically running: “Old School” Colorado 2/5 SL almost exclusively (1/2-10 SL occasionally)

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $20,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: “Quad of the Day”
This is a bit different.  If the “quad of the day” is made, then another hand that day that beats the “quad of the day” activates the Bad Beat.  For example:  if it’s Monday, the “Quad of the Day” is 8888.  If someone gets quad eights, then someone else hits a better hand at any time that day, the Bad Beat gets awarded.

Here are the “Quads of the Day”
Monday: 8888, Tuesday: 9999, Wednesday: TTTT, Thursday: JJJJ, Friday: QQQQ, Saturday: KKKK, Sunday: AAAA

Promotions:
Monday through Thursday: play 2 hours and receive $5 in comp

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

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News & Info for Poker Rooms in Black Hawk, CO: 4.7.11

Black Hawk, Colorado Poker News

April 7, 2011

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Latest Poker News

Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in Black Hawk:  Lodge Poker Room  $400,000

The Isle of Capri Poker Room is opening on Tuesday, April 12th at 3:00pm.  See below for room details.

The HPT Main Event is Friday, April 8th through Sunday, April 10th at Golden Gates.



17 Poker Tables

Games typically running: 30/60 HK, 1/2-100 SL, 2/5-100 SL & 4/8 HK daily, 10/20 and (sometimes) 6/12 on weekends.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $350,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play.

Promotions: None

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None


14 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL daily, 10/20 and 4/8 on weekends.

Tournaments:
12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm every day, $60 buy in.
WSOP 2011 Satellite Qualifiers run daily @ 12:00, 3:00 and 7:00, $60 buy in.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $400,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play.

Promotions:
“Friday 2 Fifty”  Each hour from 1:00pm to 10:00pm on Fridays, each table will deal a 5 card hand face up on the table.  Then the table with the best hand deals each player at that table a 5 card hand face up.  The player with the best hand gets $250.

“Five at 5:00”  Players earn $5 per hour in comp from 5:00am to 10:00am.

Comps: $2 per hour, $4 per hour for VIP players.

Special Events: WSOP 2011 Main Event Satellite, June 19th @ 10:00am.


20 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL, 4/8 and Omaha Hi/Lo sometimes.

Tournaments:
ALL NORMALLY SCHEDULED TOURNAMENTS ARE CANCELED UNTIL MONDAY, APRIL 11th DUE TO THE HPT
“Sunrise Tournament” – 10:00am daily,  $40 buy in Monday through Thursday, $60 buy in Friday, Saturday & Sunday.
Daily Tournaments – buy ins vary, 12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm.
“$20,000 Super Sunday Tournament”  12:00pm every Sunday.  $100 buy in with two $100 rebuys.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $52,600
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces Full of Kings

Promotions:
“Lucky Bucket Splash Pot Poker” Starts April 15th an runs through April 30th between 2:00pm and 12:00am on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.  Each hour a randomly selected table is drawn – winner of the pot get an envelope with up to $500 in cash or tournament credit.

Comps: $5 per hour for 1/2-10 SL and 10/20 Omaha Hi/Lo, $1 per hour for all other games.

Special Events: “Heartland Poker Tour”, April 1st – April 10th.  Heartland Schedule

6 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-10 SL, 1/2-100 SL

Tournaments:
Monday through Friday – $40 buy in at 7:00pm.
Saturday – $40 buy in at 1:00pm,  $60 buy in at 5:00pm.
Sunday – $60 buy in at 2:00pm and 6:00pm.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $57,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces full of Kings (qualifier decreases each Monday if the Bad Beat Jackpot isn’t hit and the backup is over $52,500)

Promotions:
“Showers of Cash Drawings” A name will be drawn and the winner gets cash.  If no winner is present the cash gets rolled into the next drawing.  For the 1:00am drawing names will be drawn until a winner is present.  Drawings at 3:00pm for $50, 6:00pm for $50, 9:00pm for $100, 11:00pm for $50, 1:00am for $100.

“Spin to Win” Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

11 Poker Tables
Games typically running: Unknown – the room opens Tuesday, April 12th.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $100,000

Bad Beat Qualifier: There is one Bad Beat Jackpot pool which can be hit a few different ways:
Quad 8’s or better beaten wins 75% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.
Any other quads beaten wins 50% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.
Aces full of Tens or better beaten wins 10% of the Bad Beat Jackpot pool.

Promotions:
Play 2 hours and get a hotel room for $29.  Play 6 hours and get a hotel room for free.

“High Hand of the Hour”  High hand wins $100. This runs 24/7.

Comps: $2 per hour

Special Events: Grand Opening on Tuesday, April 12th at 3:00pm.

(Central City)
3 Poker Tables
Games typically running: “Old School” Colorado 2/5 SL almost exclusively (1/2-10 SL occasionally)

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $20,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: “Quad of the Day”
This is a bit different.  If the “quad of the day” is made, then another hand that day that beats the “quad of the day” activates the Bad Beat.  For example:  if it’s Monday, the “Quad of the Day” is 8888.  If someone gets quad eights, then someone else hits a better hand at any time that day, the Bad Beat gets awarded.

Here are the “Quads of the Day”
Monday: 8888, Tuesday: 9999, Wednesday: TTTT, Thursday: JJJJ, Friday: QQQQ, Saturday: KKKK, Sunday: AAAA

Promotions:
Monday through Thursday: play 2 hours and receive $5 in comp

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

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UPDATE! News & Info for Poker Rooms in Black Hawk, CO: 3.31.11

Black Hawk, Colorado Poker News

March 31, 2011

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UPDATE!


The Isle of Capri has released new information about their new 11-table poker room.
The room opens on Tuesday, April 12th at 3:00pm

 

New Bad Beat Structure

There will be one Bead Beat pool with three different qualifiers to win.  Quad 8’s or better beaten wins 75% of the BBJ pool.  Any lower quads beaten wins 50% of the BBJ pool.  Aces full of Tens beaten wins 10% of the BBJ pool.  This is a new, innovative Bad Beat structure.  It will be interesting to see how this received by players and how it grows.

 

Poker Comps

Players will receive $2.00 per hour.
Players will get a $29 hotel room rate for 2 hours of play and a free room for 6 hours of play Sunday – Thursday (excluding holidays).


Promotions
The Isle Poker Room will be giving away $100 per hour for the first two weeks, 24/7.
The first week will be “High Hand of the Hour”.
The second week will be “Splash the Pot”.

 

The Poker room manager will be doing an interview on KEZW 1450 AM at 5:00pm Friday,April 1st, discussing the new poker room.

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News & Info for Poker Rooms in Black Hawk, CO: 3.31.11

Black Hawk, Colorado Poker News

March 31, 2011

To stay up to date with the current poker happenings in Black Hawk, CO subscribe by email or RSS on the right.


Latest Poker News

Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in Black Hawk:  Lodge Poker Room  $400,000

Golden Gates will be starting the Heartland Poker Tour on Friday, April 1st.

Ameristar and Lady Luck both hit Bad Beats this past week.

The Isle of Capri Poker Room is opening on Tuesday, April 12th.  They will be implementing an innovative new Bad Beat structure.



17 Poker Tables

Games typically running: 30/60 HK, 1/2-100 SL, 2/5-100 SL & 4/8 HK daily, 10/20 and (sometimes) 6/12 on weekends.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $350,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play

Promotions: None

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None


14 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL daily, 10/20 and 4/8 on weekends

Tournaments:
12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm every day, $60 buy in
WSOP 2011 Satellite Qualifiers run daily @ 12:00, 3:00 and 7:00, $60 buy in

Bad Beat Jackpot: $400,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play

Promotions:
“Splash the Pot” April 4th through April 7th from 1:00pm to 10:00pm.  $50 splashed into a pot at a randomly drawn table each half hour .
“Friday 2 Fifty”  Each hour from 1:00pm to 10:00pm on Fridays, each table will deal a 5 card hand face up on the table.  Then the table with the best hand deals each player at that table a 5 card hand face up.  The player with the best hand gets $250.

Comps: $2 per hour, $4 per hour for VIP players

Special Events: WSOP 2011 Main Event Satellite, June 19th @ 10:00am


20 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL, 4/8 and Omaha Hi/Lo sometimes

Tournaments:
“Sunrise Tournament” – 10:00am daily,  $40 buy in Monday through Thursday, $60 buy in Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Daily Tournaments – buy ins vary, 12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm
“$20,000 Super Sunday Tournament”  12:00pm every Sunday.  $100 buy in with two $100 rebuys.

Bad Beat Jackpot: $106,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces Full of Kings

Promotions:
“Lucky Bucket Splash Pot Poker” Starts April 15th.  Between 2:00pm and 12:00am on Friday, Saturday & Sunday in April.  Each hour a randomly selected table is drawn – winner of the pot get an envelope with up to $500 in cash or tournament credit.

Comps: $5 per hour for 1/2-10 SL and 10/20 Omaha Hi/Lo, $1 per hour for all other games

Special Events: “Heartland Poker Tour”, April 1st – April 10th.  Heartland Schedule

6 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-10 SL, 1/2-100 SL

Tournaments:
Monday through Friday – $40 buy in at 7:00pm
Saturday – $40 buy in at 1:00pm,  $60 buy in at 5:00pm
Sunday – $60 buy in at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

Bad Beat Jackpot: $56,469
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces full of Kings (qualifier decreases each Monday if the Bad Beat Jackpot isn’t hit and the backup is $52,500 or more)

Promotions:
“Showers of Cash Drawings” A name will be drawn and the winner gets cash.  If no winner is present the cash gets rolled into the next drawing.  For the 1:00am drawing names will be drawn until a winner is present.  Drawings at 3:00pm for $50, 6:00pm for $50, 9:00pm for $100, 11:00pm for $50, 1:00am for $100.
“Spin to Win” Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

(Central City)
3 Poker Tables
Games typically running: “Old School” Colorado 2/5 SL almost exclusively (1/2-10 SL occasionally)

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $20,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: “Quad of the Day”
This is a bit different.  If the “quad of the day” is made, then another hand that day that beats the “quad of the day” activates the Bad Beat.  For example:  if it’s Monday, the “Quad of the Day” is 8888.  If someone gets quad eights, then someone else hits a better hand at any time that day, the Bad Beat gets awarded.

Here are the “Quads of the Day”
Monday: 8888, Tuesday: 9999, Wednesday: TTTT, Thursday: JJJJ, Friday: QQQQ, Saturday: KKKK, Sunday: AAAA

Promotions:
Monday through Thursday: play 2 hours and receive $5 in comp

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

11 Poker Tables

Opening on Tuesday, April 12th

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News & Info for Poker Rooms in Black Hawk, CO: 3.23.11

Black Hawk, Colorado Poker News

March 23, 2011

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Latest Poker News

Biggest Bad Beat Jackpot in Black Hawk:  Lodge Poker Room  $400,000

The Lady Luck Bad Beat qualifier has been reduced to Aces full of Tens and the Jackpot amount is over $87,000.

The Lodge Poker Room will roll out a new promotion in April.  It will be a “Splash the Pot” promo with $50 being splashed into a pot at a randomly drawn table each half hour during certain hours of the day.

The Lodge Poker Room will also be starting the “$5 at Five” promotion on April 1st, where live action players playing between 5:00am and 10:00am will receive $5 in comp per hour.



17 Poker Tables

Games typically running: 30/60 HK, 1/2-100 SL, 2/5-100 SL & 4/8 HK daily, 10/20 and (sometimes) 6/12 on weekends.

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $350,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play

Promotions: None

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None



14 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL daily, 10/20 and 4/8 on weekends

Tournaments:
12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm every day, $60 buy in
WSOP 2011 Satellite Qualifiers run daily @ 12:00, 3:00 and 7:00, $60 buy in

Bad Beat Jackpot: $400,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: Any Quads beaten, both hole cards need to play

Promotions:
“Friday 2 Fifty”  Each hour from 1:00pm to 10:00pm on Fridays, each table will deal a 5 card hand face up on the table.  Then the table with the best hand deals each player at that table a 5 card hand face up.  The player with the best hand gets $250.

Comps: $2 per hour, $4 per hour for VIP players

Special Events: WSOP 2011 Main Event Satellite, Sunday, March 27th @ 10:00am


20 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-100 SL, 4/8 and Omaha Hi/Lo sometimes

Tournaments:
“Sunrise Tournament” – 10:00am daily,  $40 buy in Monday through Thursday, $60 buy in Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Daily Tournaments – buy ins vary, 12:00pm, 3:00pm and 7:00pm

Bad Beat Jackpot: $99,500
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces Full of Kings

Promotions:
“Hot Seat Drawing”  Each Monday in March, 2:00pm-4:00pm and 8:00pm-10:00pm, a random seat gets picked from all 1/2-10 SL and 10/20 Omaha Hi/Lo games – winner gets $100

Comps: $5 per hour for 1/2-10 SL and 10/20 Omaha Hi/Lo, $1 per hour for all other games

Special Events: “Heartland Poker Tour”, April 1st – April 10th.  Heartland Schedule

6 Poker Tables
Games typically running: 1/2-10 SL, 1/2-100 SL

Tournaments:
Monday through Friday – $40 buy in at 7:00pm
Saturday – $40 buy in at 1:00pm,  $60 buy in at 5:00pm
Sunday – $60 buy in at 2:00pm and 6:00pm

Bad Beat Jackpot: $87,600
Bad Beat Qualifier: Aces full of Tens (qualifier decreases each Monday if the Bad Beat Jackpot isn’t hit and the backup is $52,500 or more)

Promotions:
$50 High Hand Awards Monday through Thursday, 3:00pm – 1:00am
“Spin to Win” Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

(Central City)
3 Poker Tables
Games typically running: “Old School” Colorado 2/5 SL almost exclusively (1/2-10 SL occasionally)

Tournaments: None

Bad Beat Jackpot: $20,000
Bad Beat Qualifier: “Quad of the Day”
This is a bit different.  If the “quad of the day” is made, then another hand that day that beats the “quad of the day” activates the Bad Beat.  For example:  if it’s Monday, the “Quad of the Day” is 8888.  If someone gets quad eights, then someone else hits a better hand at any time that day, the Bad Beat gets awarded.

Here are the “Quads of the Day”
Monday: 8888, Tuesday: 9999, Wednesday: TTTT, Thursday: JJJJ, Friday: QQQQ, Saturday: KKKK, Sunday: AAAA

Promotions:
Monday through Thursday: play 2 hours and receive $5 in comp

Comps: $1 per hour

Special Events: None

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