Hundreds of poker players from all across the region will be heading to Shreveport for a massive poker tournament that is being held at Bally's Casino over the next week and a half. I think this is the largest poker tournament ever held in Shreveport.
How Many Tournaments Will Be Held?
The Bally's 400k Holiday Bash is 11 Poker tournaments over the next 11 days with more than $400k in guaranteed prize money. Bally's has expanded their 3rd floor poker room to handle all of these events. This event kicks off Thursday at noon with event 1. The entry fee for this first tournament is just $60 dollars. These monster tournament includes other events each day with entry fees ranging from $150 to $600 dollars.
How You Can Win a Seat in the Tournament
I'm planning to play in a few of these events. But you can earn a seat in the main tournament if you knock me out of the Media Bounty Event which is Sunday December 11. That event kicks off at 6pm this Sunday night. It's pretty simple. If you knock one of the local celebrities out of that tournament, you get a free entry to the main event. I will be one of the bounty's on Sunday night.
If you are new to poker, you might want to check out the rookies event which is set for Sunday December 18 at 3pm. But you can find all kinds of tournaments planned over the course of this massive poker event. There is an event for ladies only on Friday the 16th and there is also an event for seniors on Tuesday at 10am.
If you have always wanted to try poker, this might be the time for you. Don't be intimidated, come on out and give it a shock. The local poker community is a great group and you will be welcomed.
This major poker tournament at Bally's is hosted by Southern Poker
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