Poker players and enthusiasts in Oklahoma will have something to cheer about for the next 10 days as The Heartland Poker Tour makes a stop at the Indigo Sky Casino in northeast Oklahoma. The entire event which takes place between the 10th – 20th of October, will be telecast across the nation.
The Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) is an extremely popular tour and also one of the brands that has earned its reputation in the poker community. This new stop at the Indigo Sky Casino is a first ever and makes it a record breaking for the HPT.
The series is expected to draw a large number of professional poker players all across the nation along with a number poker enthusiasts and fans. The Main Event which has three starting flights will be telecast across the national along with a full schedule of freerolls, tournaments and satellites.
For those who have never been to the Indigo Sky Casino, they will do well to note that the casino is situated near Seneca, Missouri and is owned by the Eastern Shawnee Tribe. This is a full-service casino and has an 80,000-square-foot gaming space that provides a number of poker related games. The Indigo Sky also offers luxury hotel rooms and 3 great food venues. The HPT is sure to fill up the 117 rooms that are available and excepts that the Shawanoe Restaurant and Tequila Bar will also get its fair share of patrons who are expected to arrive at the casino from across the nation.
In a statement, Melanie Chase of Indigo Sky Casino spoke about the team and said that they are
thrilled to serve as a host of the nationally-televised HPT. This is a great opportunity to showcase our newly-opened casino and hotel while highlighting our up-and-coming poker room. We are extremely proud of our new property and welcome the attention a tournament of this size will bring.
The Indigo Sky is less than 12 months old and its facilities are of the highest quality. Those who play poker in Oklahoma have come to enjoy the casino and its facilities. HPT Director of Operations Jen Mastrud
The room is exceptionally well-run The word is out regionally that the team at Indigo Sky is player-focused and the room is very comfortable. As a result, they are attracting big crowds and big games.
The HPT event will be broadcasted via a syndicated network covering more than 100 million U.S. households and will also be telecast in the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.