HPT returns to Colorado in February

December 29, 2014, Hans Hollenbeck  

The Heartland Poker Tour returns in February to the Golden Gates Casino in Black Hawk. The HPT has become Colorado’s most lucrative tournament, boasting seven straight $1 million-plus prize pools. The series runs Feb. 13-23, including the televised four-day main event. For more info, visit hptpoker.com.

ISLE CASINO: The nine-table room has the easiest bad-beat qualifier in town. There are three ways to win with a bad beat and the more difficult the hand, the more money you’ll win. The easiest qualifier is aces full of 10s, which gets you 10 percent of the full jackpot.

— Hans Hollenbeck