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Dover Downs to host Getaway Weekend poker tournaments

16 November 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Two big Texas Hold'em tournament weekends, featuring $64,000 in guaranteed prize pools and a $30,000 guaranteed tournament on 30 December, are coming to Dover Downs Hotel & Casino's Poker Room in December, including a Getaway Weekend 9-11 December and a Christmas holiday tournament schedule from 29 December to 1 January.
The Getaway Weekend tournament schedule includes:
  • Friday, 9 December, 11:15 a.m.: $10,000 guaranteed, $125 buy-in, 25-minute blinds, 20,000 starting stack
  • Saturday, 10 December, 11:15 a.m.: $15,000 guaranteed, $150 buy-in, 30-minute blinds, 25,000 starting stack
  • Sunday, 11 December, 11:15 a.m.: $2,500 guaranteed, $45 buy-in, 15-minute blinds, 30,000 starting stack
There are two satellite events for the Saturday, 10 December $15,000-guaranteed tournament, where one player out of every 10 entries will earn a seat. The satellite schedule is:
  • Monday, 5 December, 7:15 p.m.: $25 buy-in
  • Wednesday, 7 December, 7:15 p.m.: $25 buy-in
The Christmas week tournament schedule includes:
  • Thursday, 29 December, 7:15 p.m.: $2,500 guaranteed, $45 buy-in, 20-minute blinds, 20,000 starting stack
  • Friday, 30 December, 11:15 a.m.: $30,000 guaranteed, $250 buy-in, 30-minute blinds, 30,000 starting stack
  • Saturday, 31 December, 11:15 a.m.: $2,000 guaranteed, $45 buy-in, 20-minute blinds, 15,000 starting stack
  • Sunday, 1 January, 11:15 a.m.: $2,000 guaranteed, $35 buy-in, Deep-Stack Turbo, 30,000 starting stack
There are two satellite events for the Saturday, Dec. 30 $30,000-guaranteed tournament, where one player out of every 10 entries will earn a seat. The satellite schedule is:
  • Monday, 26 December, 7:15 p.m.: $35 buy-in
  • Wednesday, 28 December, 7:15 p.m.: $35 buy-in
Also, all players who are dealt in the first hand of the December satellites and tournaments will receive a bonus of 500 in tournament chips. Players that register for the December tournaments more than one hour prior to the scheduled start receive a bonus 1,000 in tournament chips with their starting stack.

There will be a limited number of $49-per-night hotel rooms for players who participate in the 9-10 December tournaments. Tournament registration must be shown to the front desk to get the discounted rate. Call (800)-711-5882 to register, using the promo code CDEGW16.

Additional December promotions in the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Poker Room include:
  • Cash Back: In Texas Hold'em cash games, players earn up to $400 per week based on hours played. Weekly hours are calculated starting on Sundays and ending on Saturdays. Players can earn cash for as little as 15 hours played per week. Visit poker room for full details.
  • Bad Beat Hands: In many cash games or tournaments, lose with a hand as low as Jacks Full and collect a bonus of $300-$600.
  • Daily High Hand Contests: Win up to $600 from noon to 2 a.m. Payouts on the even-numbered hours.
  • Hot Seats: Win up to $600 at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday.
  • $100 High Card: First full table before noon receives a $100 high-card hand.
Delaware State Law requires the casino to close at 11:59 p.m. on 24 December and reopen at 6 a.m. on 26 December. For more information on tournaments, promotions and giveaways at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino's Poker Room, visit the website, or call (302) 857-3275.

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