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Pala releases December poker schedule

17 November 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Southern California poker players will have more opportunities to win extra cash at Pala Casino Spa and Resort in December when the Poker Room will host four special tournaments, the sit-and-go No Limit Hold'em Challenge, on 3 December; the River Card from 15-28 December; the 2/3/5 Big Game at 6 p.m. each Friday and 7 p.m. each Saturday, and will continue the Saturday Double tournament that will be played at noon and 8 p.m. each Saturday when major tournaments do not conflict.

Pala Poker will continue to stream live 2-3-5 No Limit Hold'em action from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Friday and Saturday on Facebook. Just visit the Facebook page.

The Poker Room also will continue its popular Thursday Deep Stack Turbo and Friday Night 2K tournaments along with its popular promotions.

A big promotional addition in December will be the unlimited cash that will offered in the ever-popular Chase For The Dough Holiday Special that will run from 1 December until 31 December. For 40 hours of open play, players can earn $50; 60 hours, $175; 80, $350; 100, $475; 120, $600; 140, $725; 160 hours, $875 and 180 hours, $1,000.

Other promotions that will continue include the Monday Night Football High Hand, the Cash Prize Wheel, the Saturday $100 High Hand, the Sunday $100 High Hand, the $100 Hourly High Hand (all Texas Hold'em games on Tuesday and Thursday), the Thursday High Hand/Flush Marathon (no rollover), Limit and No Limit, and the Limit Flush Marathon.

Players can participate in the sit-and-go NLH Challenge at 1:30 p.m. on 3 December for a $650 buy-in. Chips will be $25,000/$5,000 with a $15 optional staff buy and $100 bounties. Blinds will be 40 minutes and re-entries will be for three levels. At 10 a.m. on 3 December an $80 buy-in Turbo Satellite tournament will award one of every 10 players a seat in the Challenge.

The schedule for the three-day River Card will include:
Day 1A: 6 p.m., Thursday, 15 December
Day 1B: 6 p.m., Friday, 16 December
Day 1C: Noon, Saturday, 17 December

The buy-in will be $130 with $10,000/$5,000 in chips and a $15 optional bonus buy. Blinds will be 25 minutes and re-entry will be to six levels. Ten percent of each day's players will to Day 2 and receive $100. If a player qualifies twice, they receive $500 from the prize pool and must surrender their lowest stack.

Day 2: 1 p.m., Sunday, 18 December; 30-minute blinds.

The 2/3/5 Big Game will be played at 6 p.m. each Friday and 7 p.m. each Saturday. The buy-in will be $100 to $500. After two hours of live play, players will have the option to chip up to the highest chip count at the table. After three hours of live play, they can receive a free Filet Mignon dinner.

The Saturday Double, noon and 8 p.m., on Saturdays, will have a $30 + $5 buy-in and $6,000/$2,000 in chips. There will be a $10 optional staff buy and a $20 re-buy/add-on for $8,000. Re-entry and late/re-entry will be allowed up to three levels. This tournament will not be played 3 December or 17 December.

Remaining monthly tournaments include:

Thursday Deep Stack Turbo: 7:15 p.m.; the buy-in will be $45+$10 with a $1,200 guarantee and a $10 optional staff buy. Chips will be $20,000/$5,000 and there will be $10 bounties. This tournament will not be played 15 December.

Friday Night 2K: 7:15 p.m.; the buy-in will be $40+$5 with a $2,000 guarantee. Chips will be $4,000/$2,000 with a $5 optional staff buy and a $20 add-on for $10,000 chips. Late and re-entries will be allowed to four levels with a full stack. This tournament will not be played 16 December.

The Monday Night Football High Hand will be in play from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each Monday during the NFL season. The high hand each hour will have the opportunity to spin the cash wheel and win a cash amount or an envelope with cash.

Other continuing promotions will be $100 Hourly High Hand, which will be in play from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday for all Texas Hold'em games and the Cash Prize Wheel, which will be in play every day and will award up to $200 for any quads or higher; the Thursday High Hand and Flush Marathon, with no rollover, which will be in play from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the Limit and No Limit from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and the Limit Flush Marathon from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Friday for 3-6-9 limit and above.

Check the Pala Poker Room Facebook page for more information.

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