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Dover Downs hosting May poker tournament series featuring $30,000 guaranteed event

19 April 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Four no-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments, including one with a $30,000-guaranteed prize pool, highlight the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino Poker Room's latest Getaway Weekend during the Memorial Day holiday from May 27-30.

The weekend begins on Friday, May 27 with a "Black Chip Bounty" tournament at 11:15 a.m., featuring a $225 buy-in, 25-minute blinds, a 20,000 starting stack and a first-place guarantee of at least $3,000. In addition, for every player you eliminate, you receive a $100 bonus bounty.

The Getaway Weekend tournament schedule also includes:

-- Saturday, May 28, 11:15 a.m.: $30,000 guaranteed, $225 buy-in, 30-minute blinds, 30,000 starting stack
-- Sunday, May 29, 11:15 a.m.: $5,000 guaranteed, $75 buy-in, 20-minute blinds, 15,000 starting stack
-- Monday, May 30, 11:15 a.m.: $2,000 guaranteed, $35 buy-in, 15-minute blinds, 30,000 starting stack

In addition, there will be one satellite event for the Saturday, May 28 $30,000-guaranteed tournament, where one player out of every 10 entries will earn a seat. The satellite schedule is:

-- Monday, May 23, 7:15 p.m.: $30 buy-in, 5,000 starting stack

Also, all players who are dealt in the first hand of the May 23 satellite and May 27-30 tournaments will receive a bonus of 500 in tournament chips.

There will be a limited number of $49-per-night hotel rooms for players who participate in the Friday, May 27 or Saturday, May 28 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 CMYGW16.

Also in May, $3,000 in cash bonuses are available for players who compete in the regular weekly tournaments offered in the poker room. Visit the poker room for complete details. The tournaments include:

-- Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m.: $35 no-limit Texas Hold'em
-- Wednesday, 7:15 p.m.: $35 no-limit Texas Hold'Em
-- Thursday, 7:15 p.m.: $35 pot-limit Omaha (high only)
-- Saturday, 11:15 a.m.: $45 no-limit Texas Hold'Em
-- Sunday, 11:15 a.m.: $45 no-limit Texas Hold'Em

The poker room features splash pots after every suited flop from noon to midnight Sunday through Thursday, hot seat prizes worth up to $600 from 2 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, a $300 high-hand bonus from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, a royal flush bonus worth up to $600, free Wi-Fi and charging stations.

For more information on tournaments, promotions and giveaways at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino's Poker Room, visit Dover Downs' website, or call (302) 857-3275.

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