What’s an Escalator poker series? Find out at Seminole Hard Rock
As February goes on the stakes will rise at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. Poker Tournament Director Tony Burns is introducing the “Escalator” series, with guarantees increasing each week.
Week 1 is a $150 buy-in with a $100,000 guarantee. Players can enter at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. starting Wednesday, Feb. 3 through Feb. 5. The final day is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 (the day before Super Bowl 50).
Week 2 is a $250 buy-in with a $200,000 guarantee. Players can enter at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. Feb. 10-13, with the finals on Saturday, Feb. 13, cleverly avoiding Valentine’s Day.
Week 3 is a $350 buy-in with a $300,000 guarantee. Entry times are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 18-20, with the finals on Feb. 21.
The climax is a $560 buy-in, $400,000 event with opening days at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 25-27, wrapping up on Feb. 28.
Now, the incentives: Those who make the final table on any of the first three events will receive and entry into the following week’s tournament. The final two players in each event will receive an entry in to the next big Seminole Hard Rock tournament: The $3,500 buy-in WPT Showdown championship in April.
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