Tournament Poker Returns to Binion’s

by Lou on March 2, 2006

Binions Horseshoe announced that it will host The American Poker Player Championship later this spring. This tournament, which features two events scheduled for most days, marks the return of tournament poker to Binion’s, the former home of the World Series of Poker.

Dates are May 10-24, with buy-ins ranging from $330 to $5,300. Most of the events are in the $330 to $550 range, and satellites start at $100.

Entries will be capped at 800 players. The schedule follows.

May 10, 5 p.m: free no-limit media tournament
May 11, 11 a.m: $550 no-limit hold’em
May 11, 6 p.m: $330 Omaha high-low
May 12, 11 a.m: $550 no-limit hold’em bounty event
May 12, 6 p.m: $330 with $100 rebuys no-limit hold’em
May 13, 11 a.m: $1,075 no-limit hold’em
May 13, 6 p.m: $330 pot-limit Omaha high
May 14, 11 a.m: $550 limit hold’em
May 14, 6 p.m: $330 seven-card stud
May 15, 11 a.m: $550 no-limit hold’em
May 15, 6 p.m: $330 limit hold’em
May 16, 11 a.m: $550 no-limit hold’em bounty event
May 16, 6 p.m: $330 no-limit hold’em
May 17, 11 a.m: $550 no-limit hold’em
May 17, 6 p.m: $100 with $50 rebuys no-limit hold’em satellite
May 18, 11 a.m: $550 pot-limit Omaha high
May 18, 6 p.m: $100 with $50 rebuys no-limit hold’em satellites to main event
May 19, 11 a.m: $1,075 no-limit hold’em bounty event
May 19, 6 p.m: $330 no-limit hold’em
May 20, 11 a.m. $330 no-limit ladies event
May 20, 4 p.m: $550 limit hold’em
May 21, 11 a.m: $200 with $100 rebuys no-limit hold’em satellite to main event
May 21, 4 p.m: $200 with $100 re-buys nolimit hold’em satellite to main event
May 22, 11 a.m: $5,300 no-limit hold’em championship event
May, 22, 6 p.m: $100 with $50 rebuys no-limit hold’em satellite
May 23, 2 p.m: $1,075 no-limit hold’em
May 23, 6 p.m: $100 with $50 rebuys no-limit hold’em satellite
May 24, 11 a.m: $1,075 no-limit hold’em

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