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HPT Event #200 is Underway at Golden Gates

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Published on:
Jul/13/2017

First 500 entries receive a free commemorative chip

There are three starting flights left for players to enter the Main Event at Golden Gates Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado. Flight 1A drew 76 players with 18 of them bagging for Sunday's Day 2 affair. This beautiful Rocky Mountain property has been home to some of the largest events in HPT history, with Main Event prize pools often surpassing the million dollar mark. This special summer event has a discounted rate with a buy-in of just $1,100 compared to the usual $1,650. Still, last summer there were over 500 entries and a total prize pool of more than half a million dollars.

This weekend's tournament is HPT's 200th Main Event since the tour's inception in 2005. To celebrate that landmark, the first 500 entries will receive a complimentary poker chip as a keepsake (pictured).

Updates by Hold 'Em Radio will be posted throughout the weekend at HPTupdates.c. Tune in to twitch.tv/hptpoker Monday at 12:00 p.m. MST for the final table livestream with commentary by our very own Jaymz Larson and guests.

Ameristar Vicksburg Event Up Next

Several guarantees on July 27 - August 7 series

HPT is headed back to Mississippi at the end of the month for another tour stop at Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg. The series kicks off with a $250 Monster Stack event that has a $50k guarantee. The winner of that event will receive a special championship belt (pictured) in addition to the prize money. The action continues daily all the way to the following weekend's $1,100 Main Event. The property has placed a $100k guarantee on that tournament. Players can get in on the action for as little as $70. Click  here for a look at the full schedule.

This will mark the sixth time that HPT has visited Ameristar Vicksburg. Those planning to make the trip to the 70,000-square-foot casino can look forward to great southern hospitality, delicious food, and exceptional gaming options. Exclusive hotel rates are available now for HPT guests. To book a room for as low as $79 per night, call 855-888-7281 or visit Ameristar.com/Vicksburg and mention code HPTAVB. Limited rooms available.

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