Only one other poker tournament festival can boast second place to the WSOP, and that is the L.A. Poker Classic at Commerce Casino. Affectionately known as the LAPC, this year's series is bigger and better with millions in guaranteed prize pools and events for poker enthusiasts and professionals from all walks of life.
Key events on the LAPC Schedule include:
- $150 No Limit Hold'em Double Stack Re-entry
$1,000,000 Guaranteed (Jan. 18 - 15)
- $350 No Limit Hold'em Knockout Bounty
$1,000,000 Guaranteed (Jan. 26)
- $150 No Limit Hold'em Double Stack Turbo
$500,000 Guaranteed (Feb. 4 - 8)
- $1,600 No Limit Hold'em Playboy Re-entry
$500,000 Guaranteed (Feb. 20 - 22)
- $1,100 No Limit Hold'em Ironman
$75,000 Guaranteed (Feb. 24)
- $1,100 Jerry Stensrud No Limit Hold'em
$100,000 Guaranteed (Feb. 25)
- $2,520 Bobby Hoff No Limit Hold'em
$250,000 Guaranteed (Feb. 27)
- $10,000 WPT Championship
Televised Main Event (Mar 1 - Mar 5)
In addition to the 60 scheduled poker events, there are bankroll building single table satellites, nightly $225 Super Satellites, and $150 Late Night Turbo Mega Satellites. Even poker players with the tightest of budgets can play their way into a five-figure score.
Commerce Casino is the winter Mecca of poker and it is fair to say that the best poker players in the world will be making their way to the LAPC over the next 6 weeks. To view Commerce Casino's full tournament schedule and starting times, go to CommerceCasino.com or call (323) 721-2100. To follow the tournaments, go to LAPCNews.com.
About Commerce Casino
Commerce Casino, the largest poker casino in the world, has more than 200 tables featuring about every form of poker: Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud, Omaha, Pot Limit, Mexican Poker, Pineapple, Draw, Low-Ball and many others. Also offered are Baccarat -- with the most tables in California -- Pan and California games. Commerce Casino is also recognized for its innovative "Bring Your Home Game to Commerce" program enabling poker fans to invite friends/family for a casual home game, bachelor party or birthday celebration with a professional dealer in a casino setting. Horseracing fans can also find the Commerce Casino Racebook a great setting for off track betting. Commerce Casino is located at 6131 East Telegraph Rd., Commerce, CA 90040, just off the Santa Ana (5) Freeway at the Washington Blvd. exit.