Windy City Poker Sept 30-Oct 1-2 @ Chug-A-Lug Glenwood

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American Legion Park Forest (CG-02966), & Kokandy Productions (CG-02967) will host charity poker action on Friday, Saturday, & Sunday September 30th, Oct 1st, & Oct 2nd @ CHUG-A-LUG 18409 S. Halsted St. Glenwood IL - CP-02114


This weekend we play in the private party room downstairs in the location with HDTV's featuring all the sports action! Don't forget we will have FREE Valet Parking and or a Golf Cart to bring you to and from your car! Dress Code - No Flip Flops, Hats, or Wife Beater Shirts - Under 30 must stay in Poker Room Area during play Poker Player Valet Parking if needed. Call 708-935-2861 if you plan on attending after 5pm to ensure a spot No Outside Food - Drinks - or Conceal Carry allowed - Parking on East Side in Lot or South of Burger King. DO NOT PARK IN THE BURGER KING LOT!

Those that are in need of handicap parking or that come in the evening and are NOT able to find parking on their own can call 708-935-2861 to get a Windy City Poker Staff member to VALET their car for them. There is always plenty of parking south of the Burger King and a short walk.  

JACKPOT CASH GAME PROMO (LAST WEEKEND!) - FLOP COMES 2-2-2, 3-3-3, 4-4-4, 5-5-5, 6-6-6, 7-7-7, 8-8-8, or 9-9-9 FOR FIRST 3 CARDS - TABLE SPLITS THAT NUMBER IN CASH $222/$333/$444/$555/$999.* SO FAR WE HAVE AWARDED $1,776 to players! Let's see if we can get that over $2,000 total after this weekend before we reset for new promotions after the $3,000 main event!

Bad Beat Increase for Tournament to $1,000 - Cash Game Increase to $2,000!  

FRIDAY Sept 30th @ CHUG-A-LUG 18409 S. Halsted St. Glenwood IL   
$1/$2 cash @ 4p - $50 min to $500 max

12p - $3,000 WINNER TAKE ALL - CASH GAME PLAYERS - Winner gets a $3,000 charity backer Oct 9th main event seat. max 35k chips. RB $30/AO $15. Stacks based on hours played/donations to hosting charities. Additional chips available for purchase @ $1 = 400 more. Starting stacks determined by tournament director. Every player pays $15 to participate no matter the starting stack applied.

430p - $40+$10 opt bonus SIT-N-GO - 10 players - Top 2 paid - 10k chips (Not Bad Beat Eligible)

630p - $50+$10 opt bonus Uber (Bad Beat Eligible) - 70k chips max - $30 Re-buys - $15 Add-On end of Entry - 20/15 min blinds - $10 Optional Last Longer Bet Awards $350 CB Qualifier Seat for Oct 7th, 2022!

SATURDAY Oct 1st @ CHUG-A-LUG 18409 S. Halsted St. Glenwood IL   
$1/$2 cash @ 12p - $50 min to $500 max

12p - Bounty Deep Stack - $225+$15 - 40k max for on-time players - $25 discount for on-time arrival - $150+$15 Re-buys (Includes Bounty - Not Bad Beat Eligible) 25 min blinds - $20 Last Longer awards $350 CB Seat for Oct 7th, 2022!

12p - Mini Uber $30+$10 opt bonus- $20 Re-Buy - $10 Add-On (Not Beat Eligible) - 40k chips max - 20/15 min blinds

630p - $70+$10  opt bonus  (Bad Beat Eligible) - 40k chips max after on-time bonus of 10k applied - 20 min blinds - $40 re-buys - $20 Add-on end of Entry - $10 Optional Last Longer Bet Awards $350 CB Qualifier Seat for Oct 7th, 2022!

SUNDAY Oct 2nd @ CHUG-A-LUG 18409 S. Halsted St. Glenwood IL   
$1/$2 cash @ 12p - $50 min to $500 max

12p - $50+$10 opt bonus Uber Stack (Bad Beat Eligible) - 70k chips  max - $30 Re-buys - $15 Add-On 20 min blinds - $10 Optional Last Longer Bet Awards $350 CB Qualifier Seat for Oct 7th, 2022!

6p - $2,000 Joel Schaub becomes the backer - Tournament of Champions 2nd chance MTT - Players in the previous TOC that did not win the $3k CB Seat or could not participate have ONE more chance to get into the action. Your starting stack from the last TOC is applied automatically with no additional bonus chips required. Bonus chips ARE available @ 75% off. Every player can Rebuy and Add-on and Food Receipt will be applied end of registration for up to 15k chips. Winner receives a $1,000 Oct 7th CB Qualifier Seat. 2nd, 3rd, and 4th will recieve a $350 CB Qualifier Seat. This promotion has Joel Schaub backing players into the qualifier so we thank him for his support in creating a 2nd chance prize pool of $2,000! Re-Buy is $30 for your starting stack Add-On is $15 for 30k more chips before receipt bonus of up to 15k more.


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A small % of the entry is held for our free-roll tournament(s) or added tournament seats to the prize pool and or for the bad beat jackpot. See tournament director for full transparent details. All decisions final!

Tournament bad beat @ $1,000 (Quad 5's beat to qualify with both cards in play), cash game Bad Beats @ $1,750 and requires Quad 2's or better to lose with both cards playing. As the events progress the pots will increase and the qualifying hands will decrease. Full Details on payout format for Bad Beat available in person via tournament director. Bad Beat for Cash has ROOM SHARE of $30 per player NOT at the table where the bad beat hits at the discretion of the tournament/event director of who is eligible based on them being on the list or in another game or waiting for a game to open up. Remaining payout split 50% to losing hand, 30% to winning hand, and 20% to remaining players at the table. Payout will be collected the following week as BB jackpot funds are not held at the location. Payout for Tournament bad beat same breakdown but at the table only. Payouts will be the following week as well.     

* Jackpot Promo must have first 3 cards of same rank to apply. In Bomb Pots it must be the first board. In running it more than once it must also be the first board. Payouts will not be the same night as hosting group will not hold funds on location just in case. Payouts will happen the following weekend. Jackpot Promo can only hit once per event. If it hits then the next opportunity for 222 thru 999 Jackpot is the next event. Oct 2nd is the last event for the Jackpot Promo before we reset for the Main Event!

Promo for cash game goes towards food bonuses, high hands when offered, jackpot promotions, Winner take ALL $3K event, and added FREE events when applicable.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-935-2861 for information or to pre-register for any of the events             

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HFS Scholars

2016 HFS Scholars Chicago Casino Night Poker TournamentJoin HFS Chicago Scholars Friday, May 13 at 6:00pm for their 5th annual Poker and Casino Night - "All In for Scholars" which includes a chance to win a seat to the Main Event at World Series of Poker (valued at $10,000) in Las Vegas!

The event is being held at a new venue this year, Galleria Marchetti at 825 W Erie. Your $150 ticket ($150 thru April 16 only, then $200) includes food, drinks and entry into the Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament with $5000 of poker chips to start. Poker chips have no cash value. Casino only players can attend for a discounted $100 ($125 March 15 - April 16, $150 after April 16.)

Chicago Poker Club is giving away seats. Share this article on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag#CPCScholars to enter!

Attire: Cocktail, Business Casual or Dressy Casual is appropriate.

Click here to learn more and register!

HFS Chicago Scholars assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals by providing financial assistance and mentoring. They provide the following to their scholars:

  • financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools;
  • Academic Directors dedicated to each high school class and one-on-one mentors;
  • four-year written commitment specifying performance expectations;
  • college visits, selection and admissions support.

Hollywood Poker Challenge Aug 29-31

This weekend the Hollywood Poker Challenge kicks off its $100,000 guaranteed prize pool main event at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo Ohio.

So far the events and qualifiers leading up to the $1,070 deep stack re-entry main event have been a great success. Ken Lambert at the Hollywood Casino Poker Room has designed an amazing tournament series that culminates this weekend with a multi-day/multi-flight championship. Click here for google maps info

Saturday at 2:15pm players will participate in Day1A of the main event which features a 20,000 chip deep stacked structure. Players can re-enter if they go broke or try their luck again on Day 1B which kicks off on Sunday at 2:15pm.

Players who advance from both flights will re-start day 2 on Monday at 12:15 and play to a champion!

For those who want to win their way into the $1,070 main can do so by participating in either $20 Super Satellites, or $125 Mega Satellites on Friday thru Sunday!

Several local Chicago players including Windy City Poker Championship's Kirk Fallah will be heading out to toledo to play in the $1,070 main event. Kirk is so excited to participate and is confident in his victory that he is going to donate 10% of his winnings to (2) local charities that have participated in Windy City Poker Championship events. He also has decided to buy-in one lucky Windy City Poker Championship player/fan to either the 8-30-14 10:30 am $125 Mega Satellite, or the 8-31-14 10:15am $125 Mega Satellite. The first player who email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the nickname for Pocket Fours according to Kirk Fallah (4-4) will receive a free entry into the $125 Mega Sat of their choice on those two days.

There are a variety of hotel rooms you can stay at while playing in the event. The poker room will discount your hotel room $2 for every live hour of cash you play, or $10 for every tournament over $100 you play in while in Toledo....not too bad! Click here for a list of local hotels ask poker room for details.




Player must have a Marquee rewards card and a valid government issued ID to enter or claim any prize. Management may change or cancel any offer or promotion with OCCC approval. Not valid if you participate in the Voluntary Exclusion program. Must be 21 years or older. Offer valid only at Hollywood casino Toledo. Pending OCCC approval - Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-589-9966

The player who wins the $125 entry must provide their own travel to and from the event in addition to paying for their own hotel stay. Depending on resources, the player may ride with others heading to the event on Friday at 6pm in the South Suburbs and split hotel stay with another player. Approximate cost for ride/hotel share will be $30 for gas, and $75-$100 for three nights of hotel stay before tax. Ride back will be Monday afternoon or evening when last remaining Chicago player is eliminated from the Day 2 of the main event. For info call 708-935-2861. This promotion is via Kirk Fallah and Windy City Poker Championship and not by any other company or entity. All rights reserved. Windy City Poker Championship reserves the right to change, alter or, cancel this promotion at any time without notice or reason.