The Card Player Poker Tour tournament recently released schedule confirm that they will make a pit stop at the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, California on the 23rd of May and wind up on the 5th of June. This is a popular poker tournament that is made up of nine unique poker tournaments, live cash games and also a number of satellite games that amount to around $300,000 with a guaranteed $1,100 CPPT no-limit hold’em which is the main event of the tournament.
However the Casino is all set to give both players and visitors an early bite of what is in store. The casino announcement that it will be running a special live at The Bike online broardcast of a new cash game which will take place on the 21st of 2013, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. The game will have a number of popular stars and players including the likes of Josh Maciello, Barry Woods, Harry Arabian and actor James Woods. The game is expected to draw in a large crowd and another special cash game event will be simulcast on CardPlayer.com. This game will feature a $2,000 minimum, no-limit hold’em uncapped format and have $25-$50 blinds and a $5 ante.
Players who attend the main event tournament will be confronted with a unique structure $300,000 guaranteed with $100,000 going to the winner. The first day will have three levels and will start on the 24th of May at 1 p.m. with 30,000 starting tournament chips and 60 minute levels. The average playing day will be for a period of 12 hours. Levels two and three of the first day will take place on the 25th and 26th of May and will follow a similar format as per the first day.
On the 29th of May, the final table will place at 1 pm and the event will be streamed on the casino website at www.liveatthebike.com as well as the Card Player homepage. The winner of the tournament will also get featured in the Card Player magazine. Apart from the main event, there will be six $150 mega satellites that will take place from the 23rd of May to the 25th of May.
Each of these Mega Satellite comes with three main event seats. The chip stacks for these satellites will start at 5,000 chips with 20-minute levels. The rules state that for every eight players registered, there will be one main event seat awarded.