MSPT returns to Meskwaki poker room on March 29

March 28, 2014, Ken Warren  

As this issue hits the area poker rooms, the tournament season will be off and running starting with the first Mid-States Poker Tour event at Meskwaki Casino from March 29-April 6. This event will feature a $300K guarantee for the main event.

After this, there will be competing events on opposite sides of the state with the Riverside Poker Challenge on April 9-13 in Riverside and the Horseshoe World Series of Poker Circuit running April 10-21 in Council Bluffs. Both of these events are heavy in no-limit hold’em, but will offer and few Omaha events as well. Please see their respective websites for more details.

Prairie Meadows is running a satellite on April 20 for the $10K WSOP main event. The entry fee is $200 and the winner receives the $10K entry into the WSOP main in Las Vegas this summer and $2K for expenses.

ISLE: The Isle in Bettendorf bad-beat jackpot was $67K press time. The Isle also offers $40 events on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:45.

GRAND FALLS: This casino, which has a nice poker room and is on the Iowa side of the Missouri River from Sioux Falls, S.D., will open a world-class golf course this summer.

— Email Ken at anteupken@gmail.com.