2017 River Poker Series

WinStar World Casino and Resort will be hosting the 2017 River Poker Series from Wednesday, August 30, through Monday, September 11! Players may buy-in directly to any 2017 River Poker Series events beginning Wednesday, August 1. Direct buy-ins may be purchased (credit cards accepted) at the WinStar World Casino & Resort Poker Room or by calling 1-800-622-6317. Players must be 18 years of age or older with a valid photo ID and must be a member of WinStar Club Passport with complete and accurate information to participate. See below for the event schedule and blind structures for each event!

Daily tournaments will be cancelled beginning August 21st through September 15th. Daily tournaments will resume on September 16th. Any River Event takes precedent over Daily tournaments

  EVENT SCHEDULE 

EVENT #1: $400 No Limit Texas Hold ‘em (Re-Entry)

Event #1 will be a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Buy-in will be $400.

Tournament play will begin at 12:00 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period. Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $10,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $25/$50 and advance every 30 minutes.

The final 10% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants.

EVENT #2: $1,100 No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Turbo Bounty Survivor (Re-Entry) ($500 River Poker Series Lammer Bounty)

Event #2 will be a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Turbo Bounty Tournament held on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Buy-in will be $1,100 per seat. Bounties are $500 River Lammers for each player and will be withheld from each player’s buy-in.

Tournament play will begin at 12:00 pm CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $15,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $50/$100 and advance every 20 minutes.

The final 20% of the field will be awarded an equal percentage of the final prize pool. There will be eight (8) River Poker Series Lammers added to the prize pool. The (8) eight (8) $2,500 River Poker Series Lammers will be awarded to the (8) eight players who finish immediately outside the 20% cut-off. Any incremental money in the prize pool that is not equivalent of $2500 will be awarded to the player that finishes immediately outside of the 20% plus eight (8).

EVENT #3: $2,500 No Limit Hold ‘Em Main Event (Re-Entry), $2 Million Guaranteed

Event #3 is the River Poker Series Main Event and will consist of 3 Opening Round days, Friday, September 1, Saturday, September 2, and Sunday, September 3; Day Two on Monday, September 4, 2017; and the Championship Round on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

The Main Event will be held at the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Events Center.  Tournament play will begin at 12:00 p.m. CST each Opening Round day at the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Patrons may participate in multiple Opening Round days or re-enter during the alternate period if they have been awarded or have purchased multiple entries. If a Patron qualifies for Day Two and plays an additional Opening Round day, the chip stack earned on the previous Opening Round day and any winnings otherwise due will be forfeited. Patrons are prohibited from playing multiple chip stacks or being awarded multiple cash prizes.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first nine (9) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period.  Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

This is a multi-day event.  All Patrons will begin the Main Event with $25,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $50/$100 and advance every 40 minutes. Players on Opening Round days will play until 12% of the field is reached

Tournament play for Day Two will begin at 1:00 p.m. CST on Monday, September 4, 2017.  All Patron chip counts will be carried over from the Opening Rounds of the Main Event to Day Two. Blind levels on Day Two will begin from the previous round’s lowest final blind level and increase every 60 minutes. Players will complete 10 levels of play on Day Two.

The remaining Patrons will return for the Championship Round on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Tournament play will begin at 12:00 p.m. CST.

All Patron chip counts will be carried over from Day Two (Monday, September 4, 2017). Blind levels will resume from where they left off on Monday, September 4, 2017. Play will continue until one Patron has been determined the champion. This Patron will receive the 2017 River Championship Bracelet.

The final 12% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants. The Guaranteed $2,000,000 prize pool may be exceeded based on the final number of entries.

EVENT #4: $1,100 No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Turbo Bounty (Re-Entry) ($500 Bounty)

Event #4 will be a No Limit Texas Hold ‘em Turbo Bounty Tournament held on Monday, September 4, 2017. Buy-in will be $1,100 per seat. Bounties are $500 for each player and will be withheld from each player’s buy-in.

Tournament play will begin at 3:00 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period. Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $15,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $50/$100 and advance every 20 minutes.

The final 10% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants.

EVENT #5: $500 Pot Limit Omaha (Re-Entry)

Event #5 will be a Pot Limit Omaha Tournament held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Buy-in will be $500 per seat.

Tournament play will begin at 1:00 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period.  Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $15,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $50/$100 and advance every 30 minutes.

If play is not complete by 2:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, management reserves the right to suspend play at that time and resume play at 1:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

The final 10% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants.

EVENT #6: $500 No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Six Max (Re-Entry)

Event #6 will be a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Six Max Tournament held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Buy-in will be $500 per seat.

Tournament play will begin at 12 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Players may re-enter during the alternate period. Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $10,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $25/$50 and advance every 30 minutes.

The final 10% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants.

EVENT #7: $400 No Limit Texas Hold ‘em (Re-Entry), $300,000 Guaranteed

Event #7 will be a No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament held on Thursday, September 7, 2017, through Sunday, September 10, 2017. Buy-in will be $400. Opening round days will be Thursday, September 7, 2017, Friday, September 8, 2017, and Saturday, September 9, 2017; Final Day on Sunday, September 10th, 2017. No buy-ins allowed after opening round days.

Tournament play will begin at 12 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino & Resort Global Event Center.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first nine (9) levels of the tournament Players may re-enter during the alternate period. Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference.

Patrons may participate in any Opening Round days or re-enter during the alternate period if they have been awarded or have purchased multiple entries. If a Patron qualifies for the Finals and plays an additional Opening Round day, the chip stack earned on the previous Opening Round day and any winnings otherwise due will be forfeited. Patrons are prohibited from playing multiple chip stacks or being awarded multiple cash prizes.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $20,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $50/$100 and advance every 30 minutes.

This is a multi-day event. Players on Opening Round days will play until 12% of the field is reached.

All Patron chip counts will be carried over from the Opening Rounds to the Finals. Blind levels on the Finals will begin from the previous round’s lowest final blind level and increase every 40 minutes.

Tournament play for Day 2 will begin on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1 p.m. CST at the WinStar World Casino Global Event Center for the remaining players.

If play is not complete by 2 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017, management reserves the right to suspend play at that time and resume play at 1 p.m. on
Monday, September 11, 2017.

The final 12% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants. The Guaranteed $300,000 prize pool may be exceeded based on the final number of entries.

EVENT #8: $500 Turbo/Bounty ($200 Bounty)

Event #8 will be a No Limit Texas Hold’em Tournament (Turbo/Bounty) held on Monday, September 11, 2017.  Buy-in will be $500. Bounties are $200 for each player and will be withheld from each player’s buy-in.

Tournament play will begin at 12 p.m. CST in the WinStar World Casino and Resort Poker Room.

Seating is limited. Alternates will be taken through the first six (6) levels of the tournament. Alternates will be placed in the tournament as Patrons are eliminated, in chronological order, using the time the Patron signed up as a reference

Patrons may re-enter during the alternate period if they have been awarded or have purchased multiple entries. Patrons are prohibited from playing multiple chip stacks or being awarded multiple cash prizes.

All Patrons will begin the Tournament with $10,000 in tournament chips. Blind levels will start at $25/$50 and advance every 20 minutes.

The final 10% of the field will be awarded a percentage of the final prize pool. This percentage is based on the number of participants.