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I arrived early into the poker room and was warmly greeted by Salli. Salli is the tender touch that makes this particular ladies event special. The ladies are treated to gift bags, roses, and so much more which all comes from this beautiful woman’s touch. Thanks Aunt Salli for a lovely twist on a poker tournament.
Those registering early get 500 an extra “green rooster” chips in addition to a starting stack of 5,000 chips. A dealer add-on of $10 gets you another 1,000 chips. The $150 entry event has 20 minute levels.
Actions starts at 2 PM.
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Title: “Luck Be a Lady” Daytona Beach- No Limit Hold ‘em Tournament
Location: Daytona Beach Kennel Club and Poker Room
Link out: Click here
Description: Once again the Daytona Beach Kennel Club and Poker Room will host a Ladies No Limit Hold ‘em tournament as a part of the Second Annual Daytona Beach International Poker Tournament. Come join me as we have a wonderful time together playing our game, our way!
Saturday, November 13, 2010• Cards fly at 2:00pm
Daytona Beach Poker Room – Daytona Beach, FL
960 South Williamson Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL
$150 buy-in, 5k in chips, 20 minute blinds. LIPS is one of the sponsors for this event
November 1 – 5 are given over to $80 buy-in super satellites, with event play beginning November 6 and continuing through November 14. Event buy-ins range from $115 to $550 for the championship event, which will begin with two starting days, November 11 and 12, and conclude on Sunday, November 14.
For further information, contact the poker room at 960 S Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114 (386) 252-6484
Start Time: 14:00
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|Championship Event $2200 No Limit Hold’em|
|198 Players $396,000 Prize Pool|
|1||Matt Ezrol||Coconut Creek, FL||$100,000.00|
|2||David Diaz||Bartlett, TN||$82,160.00|
|3||Andrew Kelsall||Tampa, FL||$43,560.00|
|4||Anthony Miller||Alexandria, VA||$27,720.00|
|5||Jamie Herrera||Miami, FL||$19,800.00|
|6||Ebony Kenney||Miami, FL||$17,028.00|
|7||Ayaz Mahmood||Houston, TX||$13,068.00|
|8||Michael De Gilio||Port St. Lucie, FL||$9,504.00|
|9||Zachary Milchman||Hollywood, FL||$9,108.00|
|10||Eric Mickelson||Lake Worth, FL||$8,712.00|
|11||Stuart Patterson||Hollywood, FL||$8,316.00|
|12||Tim Seidensticker||Miami, FL||$7,920.00|
|13||Omar Diaz||Coconut Creek||$7,524.00|
|14||James Gladwell||Reddick, FL||$7,128.00|
|15||Eric Brewster||Jupiter, FL||$6,732.00|
|16||Mike Beasley||Hollywood, FL||$6,336.00|
|17||Raj Vohra||Lake Worth, FL||$5,940.00|
|18||Mike Delgigante||Boca Raton, FL||$5,544.00|
|19||Philip Consolo||Aventura, FL||$5,148.00|
|20||Alan Martin||Henderson, NV||$4,752.00|
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Club 52 - poker room in Melbourne Greyhound Park in Melbourne, FL.
Last night I played poker for four hours while Michael played golf. It was my first time out to play poker in Florida since the buy in limits were raised from a max buy in of $100.I went to Club 52 because of its proximity to Baytree, where Michael was golfing. Club 52 is never my first choice for play in Florida, but it is my closest room, so it is sometimes selected out of convenience.
Club 52 fell out of favor for me in 2008. The tournament director and/or management made a decision which would cause me not to return for more than a year. Club 52 had advertised for several months that it would be holding a tournament which was guaranteeing a $10k entry into the 2008 WSOP Main Event. I don’t recall the exact buy in amount for this tournament, but it was in the neighborhood of $150-200. The day of the event came and the players were all seated and cards were put in the air. The players were getting excited because there were not enough players to cover the guarantee amount, which meant Club 52 would have to kick in some of its own money to award the prize.
My table was on its second hand when the announcement was made that the tournament will be a re-buy (Misnomer- actually it would be a re-entry) tournament. If you were knocked out, a player could return to the cage and purchase another entry to the event, thus paying the juice again. Several players began to strongly object for various reason. A lady at my table had traveled three hours to play this event with her husband and did not want to return home without playing. Another gentleman did not play re buy events because those “wild young people” have no regard for money. A multitude of people protested they did not bring extra cash with them or simply could not afford another buy in, thus putting them at a strong disadvantage to those with money in their pockets. And a good many others do not like to play this type of event.
I complained and tried to convince the management to reverse their decision in the best interest of all the players. My efforts were in vain. In the end, I was refunded my entry fee as were a few others.
The field was comprised of 38 players. It was nice seeing from Ante Up magazine. There were four or five females in the field. The field seemed comprised of either beginners like me or more adept players. I overheard someone say they drove in from Gainesville. Tampa was represented by my friend, Chris Cosenza, Publisher, Ante Up magazine. Oh by the way, be on the lookout for their magazine in your favorite poker room. Ante up is considered THE resource for Florida poker.
My friend Sue drove me tonight. It was her first time to watch any poker tournament. On the drive home, she was full of questions. She wondered why a person got a penalty for talking on the phone but no one received a penalty for texting on the phone. Good point, Sue! I do wish the rules were equally enforced whatever they may be.
For some reason the cocktail waitress failed to make a last call to the tournament area. Heck, I didn’t see any server for the last two hours. I was unable to get a cold bottle of water to help calm my recurrent hot flashes. Hot flashes are not something you really understand until it happens to you. I thought cramps were bad—but this sucks more!
This was a very enjoyable evening. I took great pleasure in playing something besides NHL. This was my first Live razz tournament. This experience makes me realize it is time for me to learn the game of razz. To facilitate this goal, I will be holding razz tournaments at my poker room beginning in mid-December. Sign up now to play freerolls and play money as we complete testing of the site. Here’s the link: www.pokerprosnetwork.net/jenadelk.html.
I will be at Daytona Beach Kennel Club on Thursday, November 12th, to play in the inaugural Daytona Beach International Poker Tournament, Championship Event (day1A). This is the first multiday tournament ever being hosted at DBKC. The poker room management has worked hard to fill the field by holding tons of sit-n-go’s and satellites. There are already over 60 registered. A good turnout is expected. Here are the specks of the event:
Thur. Nov. 12 (Day 1A)
Fri. Nov. 13 (Day 1B)
Sun. Nov. 15 (Finals)
2pm Start time
Starting chips 10,000
Starting blinds 25/50
45 Minute Blind Levels
Jack is driving me I’m laying down in the back seat We are on our way to play poker on the Suncruz casino.
The Suncruz is where I first played live poker in 2006. This was before the Pari-Mutuel facilities in Florida were allowed to spread no limit. These casino boats were the only place to play. The boat heads out to international waters for about 4 hours of play. And there were a lot of people who wanted to play. The games were rich and pockets were deep.
When Fl changed their law in July of 2006, the boat was adversely affected. While the card rooms had a max buy in of $100, people were drawn away from the casino boat for various reasons. Some people no longer had to travel far to find a game. Others enjoyed being able to come and go at will. No sea sickness was a plus as well.
The numbers on the boat dwindled as players scattered about the state.
This caused me to seek alternative venues to play tournament poker. I hit the WSOP and WPT circuit events to get my fix.
So three years later I am going to go see what’s happening in my old stomping grounds.
It takes about 30 minutes to reach the three mile line. Everyone waits to hear the captain say the casino is now open for gaming. As cards get in the air, I look around the table. Our table is comprised of all players known to me. They are older gentlemen– “Rocks” with weathered skin from years of Florida sun. I am not in a talkative mood.
Mark and Jack both just had aces. The four aces get felted without money entering the pot. Mark says, “I don’t want to get a flush on you.” These two will go out of their way to avoid playing pots together for the rest of the cruise.
A new player with bourbon on his breath strolls over to take the empty seat next to me. He starts splashing money around the table. He just stole a pot and showed the table his queen ten off suit for top pair. And says, “I had you, right?” to the player who had just folded. Bourbon continues to drink and push the Rocks around. I wonder how long the table will let him continue?
One of Bourbon’s buddies joins the table. As Buddy sits down, Bourbon leans over to me and slurs, “Do you think he’s hot? I flash Bourbon my best “don’t fuck with me” look and he responds with, “You’d do him, right?”. Buddy chimes in, “Dude, shut up, she’s married” Luckily, the cocktail waitress shows up just in time to distract Bourbon from further inappropriateness. A couple of hands later, Bourbon is busted from the game.
I ended up down $93 when gaming ended for the night.