Tour

ANTE UP POKER TOUR

The Ante Up Poker Tour is Ante Up's worldwide tournament series brand and is unique in that each participating property is free to design, schedule and run their tournament series as they see fit so they can maximize attendance. All events feature generous post-event coverage in Ante Up Magazine and related products so players know that their achievements will be chronicled for a worldwide audience. Each event in all series counts toward the Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year race, and the winner of each Main Event also gets a seat in the 2015 Ante Up World Championship Main Event and a personalized Ante Up Poker Tour champion's jacket!

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COMPLETED EVENTS

Ante Up Poker Tour World Championship

THUNDER VALLEY CASINO RESORT
Ante Up World Championship
July 31-August 11, 2014
Lincoln, California

Winner of Main Event appears on the cover of the September issue of Ante Up Magazine and gets a personalized World Champion jacket, and cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points.
Schedule/Event Details

Ante Up Poker Tour Championship events

More events to be announced soon!

DERBY LANE
Derby Lane Fall PokerFest
St. Petersburg, Florida

Winner of Main Event appears on the cover of the December issue of Ante Up Magazine and gets a seat in the 2015 Ante Up World Championship Main Event and a personalized Tour Champion jacket. All cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points.

Ante Up Poker Tour Regional events

More events to be announced soon!

THUNDER VALLEY CASINO RESORT
Ante Up NorCal Classic
November 2014
Lincoln, California

Winner of Main Event gets a seat in the 2015 Ante Up World Championship Main Event and a personalized Tour Champion jacket. Cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points. More details to be announced soon!

PENSACOLA GREYHOUND TRACK
November 19-23, 2014
Pensacola, Florida

Winner of Main Event gets a seat in the 2015 Ante Up World Championship Main Event and a personalized Tour Champion jacket. Cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points. More details to be announced soon!

Ante Up Poker Tour International events

More events to be announced soon!

ANTE UP POKER CRUISE
Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas
October 19-26, 2014
Galveston, Texas

Cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points.
Schedule (subject to change)

  • Event #1, Oct. 20: No-Limit Hold'em
  • Event #2, Oct. 21: No-Limit Hold'em
  • Event #3, Oct. 25: No-Limit Hold'em Main Event

ANTE UP POKER CRUISE
Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas
December 15-20, 2014

Tampa, Florida
Cashers in all events earn Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year points.
Schedule (subject to change)

  • Event #1, Dec. 16: No-Limit Hold'em
  • Event #2, Dec. 19: No-Limit Hold'em Main Event, (champion gets personalized Tour champion's jacket)

Leaderboard

Global Poker Index is be the official home for Ante Up Poker Tour Player of the Year rankings in 2014.

Click here for current rankings.

Click here for the points calculator.

Sponsors

TRITON POKER CHIP CO.
Official Poker Equipment Supplier of the Ante Up Poker Tour

OFF TILT POKER TABLES
Official Poker Tables of the Ante Up Poker Tour

Contact

Event details: Contact the host casino directly
Ante Up Poker Tour details/sales/sponsorships: Scott Long - (727) 331-4335 - scott@anteupmagazine.com

Completed events

2014

Cordova Casino Ante Up Championship, Cordova Casino, Feb. 15-16, 2014
Main Event champion:
Chris Agustin
Wrapup article/results

Spring Poker Classic, Running Aces Card Club, March 4-17, 2014
Main Event champion: Tony Lazar
Wrapup article/results

Ante Up Poker Cruise, Norwegian Star, March 30-April 6, 2014
Main Event champion: Anthony Ciorciari
Wrapup article/results

North Bay Poker Open, The 101 Casino, April 7-13, 2014
Main Event champion: Chris Hinchcliffe
Wrapup article/results

Ante Up Poker Cruise, Enchantment of the Seas, July 28-August 1, 2014
Main Event champion: Mike Otwell
Wrapup article/results

2013

2012

  • JAN. 20 - Red Rock Poker Challenge main event, Red Rock Casino (NV) - Champion: Benjamin Yu
  • JAN. 21 - Million Dollar Heater main event, Beau Rivage (MS) - Champion: John Dolan
  • JAN. 21 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event, Choctaw Casino (OK) - Champion: Abraham Araya
  • JAN. 27 - Isle Poker Classic main event, Isle Casino Pompano (FL) - Champion: Danny Shiff
  • FEB. 9 Heartland Poker Tour main event, Daytona Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Joseph Chalbaud
  • FEB. 10 - Miami Gardens Poker Classic main event, Calder Casino (FL) - Champion: Jason Jochem
  • FEB. 10 - World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open main event, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood (FL) - Champion: Matt Juttelstad
  • FEB. 19 - DeepStack Extravaganza main event, Venetian Las Vegas (NV) - Champion: Keith Ferrera
  • FEB. 25 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event, Palm Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: James Harnden
  • FEB. 26 - Heartland Poker Tour main event, Downstream Resort (OK) - Champion: Terry Presley
  • MARCH 10 - Stax Showdown WPT Regional main event, Seminole Coconut Creek (FL) - Champion: Barry Hutter
  • MARCH 18 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Spring Event #1, Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas (FL) - Champion: Frank Sloboda
  • MARCH 21 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Spring Event #2, Royal Caribbean's Jewel of the Seas (FL) - Champion: Lee Childs
  • MARCH 23 - World Poker Tour Regional main event, Derby Lane (FL) - Champion: Thomas Nguyen
  • MARCH 23 - Battles at the Beach main event, Isle Casino Pompano (FL) - Champion: Vitor Coelho
  • MARCH 24 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event, Harrah's Rincon (CA) - Champion: Joseph Kuether
  • MARCH 31 - Naples-Fort Myers Poker Championships main event, Naples-Fort Myers Poker & Racing (FL) - Champion: Cong Pham
  • APRIL 1 - Sweet 16 Tournament Series main event, Thunder Valley Resort (CA) - Champion: Amber Chatwin
  • APRIL 1 - Spring Fling Deep Stack main event, Daytona Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Dan Numan
  • APRIL 18 - World Poker Tour Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Showdown, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood (FL) - Champion: Tommy Vedes
  • APRIL 27 - World Poker Tour Jacksonville Spring Series main event, BestBet Jacksonville (FL) - Champion: Shawn Cunix
  • APRIL 27 - Chad Brown Poker Challenge main event, Choctaw Resort (OK) - Champion: Alex Phahurat
  • MAY 1 - Grand Challenge Tournament Series main event, MGM Grand (NV) - Champion: Mike DelVecchio
  • MAY 4 - Players Poker Championship Aruba main event, Westin Aruba (Aruba) - Champion: Joe Serock
  • MAY 12 - Emerald Coast Spring Classic main event, Ebro Greyhound Park (FL) - Champion: Bob Beck
  • MAY 19 - Deepstack Challenge main event, Palm Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Stewart Newman
  • MAY 20 - Deep Stack Charity Classic, Daytona Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Emerson Bielen
  • JUNE 7 - World Poker Tour Summer Slam main event, Seminole Coconut Creek (FL) - Champion: Bryan Morton
  • JUNE 8 - World Poker Tour Tampa Bay Open main event, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa (FL) - Champion: David DeBoer
  • JULY 12 - DeepStack Extravaganza main event, Venetian Las Vegas (NV) - Champion: Timothy West
  • JULY 15 - World Poker Tour Rebound Series main event, Derby Lane (FL) - Champion: Christy Pham
  • JULY 30 - Florida State Poker Championship main event, Isle Pompano Park (FL) - Champion: Brandon Barnes
  • AUG. 3 - World Poker Open main event, Gold Strike Casino Resort (MS) - Champion: Galen Kester
  • AUG. 3 - CardPlayer Poker Tour main event, Choctaw Casino (OK) - Champion: Maxx Dansky
  • AUG. 10 - Thunder Valley Players Championship main event, Thunder Valley (CA) - Champion: Candida Ross-Powers
  • AUG. 10 - Arizona State Poker Championship main event, Talking Stick (AZ) - Champion: Eltorna "BG' Gant
  • AUG. 10 - Parx Open Poker Classic main event, parx (PA) - Champion: Anthony Gregg
  • AUG. 18 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event, IP Biloxi (MS) - Champion: Kyle Cartwright
  • AUG. 24 - Gulf Coast Poker Championship main event, Beau Rivage (MS) - Event cancelled because of Tropical Storm Issac
  • AUG. 24 - World Poker Tour Regional Summer Splash main event, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood (FL) - Champion: Michael Frazin
  • AUG. 24 - World Poker Tour Legends of Poker main event, Bicycle Casino (CA) - Champion: Joshua Hale
  • AUG. 30 - River Poker Series main event, WinStar World (OK) - Champion: Aaron Massey
  • AUG. 30 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Summer Main Event, Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas (FL) - Champion: Chad Holloway
  • SEPT. 7 - World Poker Tour Regional main event, bestbet Jacksonville (FL) - Champion: Mark Stephen Edwards
  • SEPT. 8 - Palm Beach Summer Classic main event, Palm Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Matthew Smith
  • SEPT. 13 - World Poker Tour Fall Tampa Bay Open main event, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa (FL) - Results not reported
  • SEPT. 15 - Emerald Coast Poker Championship main event, Ebro Greyhound Park (FL) - Results not reported
  • SEPT. 24 - World Poker Tour Western Poker Challenge, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa (NV) - Champion: Adam Cress
  • SEPT. 28 - Heartland Poker Tour event, Lumiere Place/River City Casino (MO) - Champion: Greg Raymer
  • OCT. 14 - Heartland Poker Tour event, Daytona Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Andrew Denick
  • OCT. 20 - Fall Poker Classic main event, Canterbury Park (MN) - Champion: Mike Schnieder
  • OCT. 21 - World Poker Tour Colorado Poker Showdown II main event, Isle Black Hawk (CO) - Results not reported
  • OCT. 26 - Isle Open main event, Isle Casino Pompano (FL) - Champion: Michael Mizrachi
  • OCT. 26 - Halloween Tournament, Derby Lane (FL) - Champion: Mauro Page
  • NOV. 2 - Scotty Nguyen's Dream Catcher World Poker Challenge main event, Choctaw Resort (OK) - Champion: Joshua Vizcarra
  • NOV. 2 - Foxwoods World Poker Finals main event, Foxwoods Resort Casino (CT) - Champion: Ariel Albilia
  • NOV. 9 - World Poker Tour Jacksonville main event, bestbet Jacksonville (FL) - Champion: Noah Schwartz
  • NOV. 11 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Winter Event #1, Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas (MD) - Champion: William Childs
  • NOV. 13 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Winter Event #2, Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas (MD) - Champion: William Childs
  • NOV. 14 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Winter Event #3, Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas (MD) - Champion: Richard Malastesta
  • NOV. 15 - Hollywood Poker Open at Lawrenceburg main event, Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg (IN) - Champion: Andrew Jeffrey
  • NOV. 16 - Ante Up Poker Cruise Winter Event #4, Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas (MD) - Champion: Jim Morton
  • NOV. 17 - Venetian DeepStack Extravaganza IV main event, Venetian Las Vegas (NV) - Champion: Alexander Haro
  • NOV. 19 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #1, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Shannon Kahahane
  • NOV. 20 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #2, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Andrew Grove
  • NOV. 21 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #3, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Nasrullah Afridi
  • NOV. 23 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #4, Thunder Valley
    Casino Resort (CA)
    - Champion: Samuel Hudson
  • NOV. 25 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #5, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Shawn Roberts
  • NOV. 26 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #6, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Scott Long
  • NOV. 27 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #7, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Aaron Perkins
  • NOV. 28 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Event #8, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Ryan Ordonez
  • NOV. 30 - Ante Up NorCal Classic Main Event, Thunder Valley Casino Resort (CA) - Champion: Huan Cung (pictured)
  • NOV. 23 - Rock N' Roll Poker Open main event, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood (FL) - Champion: Victor Figueroa
  • DEC. 1 - Deepstacks Poker Tour National Championship main event, Mohegan Sun (CT) - Champion: Artyem Perlov
  • DEC. 2 - Toyota Holiday Charity Classic, Daytona Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: David Tate
  • DEC. 6 - World Poker Tour Winter Tampa Bay Open main event, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa (FL) - Results not reported
  • DEC. 13 - Palm Beach Christmas Classic main event, Palm Beach Kennel Club (FL) - Champion: Ryan Gianquitti
  • DEC. 21 - 12 Days of Poker main event, Derby Lane (FL) - Champion: Ilya Nicholas
  • DEC. 21 - Winter Poker Classic main event, Gold Strike Casino Resort (MS) - Champion: Jonathan Taylor

2011

  • JAN. 21 - Isle Poker Classic main event (Isle Casino Pompano Park) - Champion: Matthew Waxman
  • JAN. 23 - Southern Poker Championship main event (Beau Rivage) - Champion: Alexander Kuzmin
  • JAN. 31 - Chad Brown No Limit Texas Hold’em Championship main event (Orange Park Kennel Club) - Champion: Corey Burbick
  • FEB. 4 - Winter Poker Open main event (Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood) - Champion: Ronit Chamani
  • FEB. 13 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event (Harrah’s Tunica) - Champion: Samuel Barnhart
  • FEB. 27 - World Series of Poker Circuit main event (Palm Beach Kennel Club) - Champion - John Riordan
  • MARCH 5 - Delta Gold Poker Classic main event (Gold Strike Resort) - Champion: James Reed
  • MARCH 11 - Ante Up Spring Poker Cruise main event (Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas) - Champion: Neil Lawson
  • MARCH 26 - Spring Break Poker Classic main event (Beau Rivage) - Champion: Paul Odum
  • APRIL 22 - Battles at the Beach main event (Isle Casino Pompano Park) - Champion: Tony Spinella
  • APRIL 27 - Seminole Hard Rock Casino & Hotel Showdown main event - Champion: Taylor Von Kriegenbergh
  • MAY 8 - Louisiana Poker Championship main event (Isle of Capri Lake Charles) - Champion: Ly Do
  • MAY 27 - Everglades Poker Open (Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood) - Champion: Fred Goldberg
  • JULY 29 - Florida State Poker Championship (Isle Casino Pompano Park) - Champion: Connor Dinan
  • AUG. 6 - Gold Strike World Poker Open main event - Champion: David Diaz
  • AUG. 13 - Jacksonville Summer Series main event (Orange Park Kennel Club) - Champion: Chris Conrad
  • AUG. 20 - Parx Open Poker Classic main event (Parx Casino) - Champion: McLean Karr
  • SEPT. 1 - Ante Up Poker Cruise main event (Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas) - Champion: Neal Plotkin
  • SEPT. 4 - Gulf Coast Poker Championship main event (Beau Rivage) - Champion: Ali Alawadhi
  • SEPT. 17 - Emerald Coast Poker Championship main event (Ebro Greyhound Park) - Champion: W.H. "Buster" Coleman
  • SEPT. 23 - 7 Clans Poker Cup Series main event (Coushatta Casino) - Champion: Matthew Beisner
  • SEPT. 24 - Scotty Nguyen Tournament (Seminole Casino Immokalee) - Champion: Louis Pfaff
  • OCT. 8 - Heartland Poker Tour main event (Daytona Beach Kennel Club) - Champion: Nick Schwarmann
  • OCT. 14 - World Poker Tour Regional (Isle Black Hawk) - Champion: Christopher Tryba
  • OCT. 15 - Fall Poker Classic (Canterbury Park) - Champion: Jared Hubbard
  • OCT. 21 - Isle Open main event (Isle Pompano Park) - Champion: Kevin Deng
  • OCT. 22 - Heartland Poker Tour main event (Downstream Casino Resort) - Champion: Scott Hastings
  • OCT. 27 - Foxwoods World Poker Finals main event - Champion: Dan Santoro
  • NOV. 4 - Hard Rock Casino Poker Open main event (Hard Rock Tulsa) - Champion: Steven Tait
  • NOV. 11 - Rock N' Roll Poker Open main event (Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood) - Champion: Farhan Madhani
  • NOV. 12 - Magnolia Fall Classic main event (Horseshoe Casino Tunica) - Champion: Raymond Delcueto
  • NOV. 19 - World Poker Tour Regional main event (Jacksonville Poker Room - Orange Park) - Champion: Anthony Ruberto
  • NOV. 26 - Harvest Hold'em Series main event (Thunder Valley Resort) - Champions: Walter Klenhard/Bruce Angeski
  • DEC. 3 - Heartland Poker Tour main event (Peppermill Reno) - Champion: Lloyd Marshall
  • DEC. 9 - Winter Poker Open main event (Seminole Hard Rock Tampa) - Champion: Dan Clemente
  • DEC. 10 - Winter Poker Classic main event (Gold Strike) - Champion: Cory Wood
  • DEC. 14 - Ante Up Poker Cruise main event (Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas) - Champion: John Johansen
  • DEC. 16 - 12 Days of Poker World Poker Tour Regional main event (Derby Lane) - Champion: Doug Lang
  • DEC. 16 - Palm Beach Christmas Classic main event (Palm Beach Kennel Club) - Champion: Scott Zakheim