The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana plays host to Chicago Poker Classic which sees a return on March 1st – this Thursday and continues till March 12th. The event has some great added value with a ton of gifts, perks as well as extra cash being thrown into the mix.
“For this 10th annual Chicago Poker Classic we have a lot of exciting things going on,” Horseshoe Hammond’s personable poker room manager, Michael Soto, told nwtimes. “We are guaranteeing over $1.5 million in prize money and adding over $250,000, including two luxury vehicles and three $10,000 World Series of Poker Main Event seats,” he added.
The tournament series is set to begin with the $360 No Limit Hold’em re-entry event which is guaranteed at $500,000 and comprises six starting flights between March 1st – March 3rd at 12 PM and 5 PM every day. The survivors of all flights will combine to meet for Day 2 on March 2nd.
The event that garners all the attention however will be the Main Event which boasts a $1 Million guarantee for a buy-in of just $2000. The winner, in addition to a six-figure score is set to also take home a brand new BMW car.
Last year, it was Lance Howard who reigned over a field of 651 entrants to walk away with $231, 237 along with a seat into the World Series of Poker Main Event worth $10,000 for his efforts. 2018 promises to be bigger and better!