Poker

There’s all kinds of poker news: What tournaments are coming up, what high hand and other promotions are going on, who won the big events … and, of course, those stories of that donkey who sucked out and hit a two-outer for all your chips. Here’s the spot.

Magic City poker marks 20 years

Magic City poker: $25K free tourney and Quad Squad The Magic City Casino poker room wrapped up its 20-year anniversary celebration with a $25,000 tournament and big awards for players who frequently hit four-of-a-kind in July. The Royal Flush tournament, limited to...

Conine has personal reason for clubhouse, poker event

For Jeff Conine, clubhouse and poker tournament are personal Jeff Conine's interest in providing comfort to parents of hospitalized children is personal: He's been there. In 2000, his son, Tucker, was born three months premature and contracted a virus. Conine, the...

‘Poker Night’ app can get you spot on the show

Download Poker Night app, get a shot at TV fame Poker Night in America, the high stakes poker series that airs every Monday and Sunday on CBS Sports Network, is heating up the social poker market with its new Poker Night in America app based on its TV show. And if you...

SHRPO set for Aug. 3-15

Big Four format returns to SHRPO in August Details of this year’s Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open were released last week, and, like previous years, there are four big tournaments, which organizers call the Big Four. The overall series consists of 18 events and runs...

$5K tourney seats on top of $1K high hands at Hard Rock

The high hand war escalates another step Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The room will have $1,000 high hands, with rollovers, every 30 minutes from 4 p.m. to midnight. But on top of that, the high hand winner at 6, 8, 10 p.m. and midnight will...

Florida City opening delayed until Friday

Weather delays Florida City opening The continuous rain has delayed the opening of Kings Court jai-alai and poker room in Florida City. The first jai-alai match was set for Sunday to meet a state deadline for activating a pari-mutuel permit but has now been...

Mardi Gras tries higher limit poker

Mardi Gras tries for bigger limit games Mardi Gras Casino is encouraging poker players to try new games, and is using large high hand jackpots as an incentive. “We are emphasizing larger limit Texas Hold ‘em games,” said David Litvin, the casino’s director of poker...