The annual Big Poker October is currently taking place at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens, California.
The first event is the $ 350 Hold’em No-Limit Hold’em tournament that takes place on Sunday, October 1. This $ 75,000 guaranteed event attracted 354 entries and created a prize pool of $ 103,014. Thirty-six players were paid, with Gene Donohue winning $ 28,329 for first place.
Last week Quantum No-Limit Hold’em $ 245 kicked off Monday, October 2nd. The guaranteed $ 400,000 week-long event was still taking place at press time. The Bike series includes a number of mixed games including Omaha 245 / Limit Big O8 for $ 245 with a guaranteed $ 10,000 visit LagaPoker.
A $ 245 HORSE starts Tuesday at 3:00 PM and comes with a $ 10,000 guarantee. The following week, on Wednesday, October 18th, will feature $ 245 PLO 8 or Better. A $ 10,000 guaranteed tournament starts at 1 pm Nightly No-Limit Hold’em Mega-Satellites operates at 19:30 and guarantees two Main Event seats worth $ 1,100.
The $ 400,000 No-Limit Hold’em Card Player Main Event kicks off on Saturday, October 14th, 12pm. This $ 1,100 buy-in tournament continues through Monday, October 16, with direct purchases to Day 2 for $ 4,300. Players who buy immediately on Day 2 start with 120,000 chips. Day 3 will continue on Wednesday, October 18th, at 1pm with a level of 50 minutes.
The final table will be level 60 minutes streamed on Live thebike. Correction: Last week’s article was by Robert Turner and not Patricia Chavira’s column. We regret the mistake. Patricia Chavira is a freelance writer and social media consultant