Ultimate Poker Set to Host Live Tournament Series

Ultimate Poker Set to Host Live Tournament SeriesUltimatePoker, the first legal US site, is expanding to the brick and mortar venue. Ultimate Poker will host a live tournament series at Red Rock Casino in August.

UltimatePoker has taken full advantage of being the first legal poker site to hit the US market. The site is quickly approaching the 10 million hand mark and as mentioned on this site previously is taking a page from the PokerStars playbook to mark the occasion. UltimatePoker has also signed up an impressive number of pros for the sight including Antonio Esfandiari, Lauren Kling, William Reynolds and Jason Somerville.

UltimatePoker now plans the UltimatePoker Challenge to take place at Red Rocks Casino in August. The nineteen event series caps off with a $200K guarantee $1000 + 100 No Limit Hold’em main event. Day 1-A of the Main Event will kick off on September 6th.

Smart money says that the UltimatePoker pros, at least some of them, will be playing in the event.

Red Rock is part of UltimatePoker’s casino partner Station Casinos group.

UltimatePoker Challenge Schedule August 30-September

8/30 7pm NLH 5K guarantee + Main Event Seat $100+20
8/31 12pm NLH 10K guarantee + Main Event Seat 1a $200+25
8/31 3pm Pot Limit Omaha $100+20
8/31 7pm NLH 10K guarantee + Main Event Seat 1b $200+25
9/1 12pm NLH with $25 bounties $200+25
9/1 3pm Day 2 NLH 10K guarantee + Main Event Seat  
9/1 7pm NLH $100+20
9/2 12pm NLH 5K guarantee + Main Event Seat $200+25
9/2 3pm Heads Up NLH 16 players maximum $500+50
9/2 7pm NLH with $25 bounties $100+20
9/3 12pm NLH 6Max 5K guarantee + Main Event Seat $200+25
9/3 3pm NLH Heads Up 32 Players Max $200+30
9/3 7pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $130
9/4 12pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $260
9/4 7pm LH 5K guarantee + Main Event Seat $200+25
9/5 12pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $130
9/5 2pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $260
9/5 4pm Single Table Tournaments 2 Main Seats $220
9/5 6pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $130
9/5 8pm Satellite to Main Event 1 seat guaranteed $260
9/6 12pm Main Event 200K Guarantee 1a $1000+100
9/6 7pm Main Event 200K Guarantee 1b $1000+100
9/7 12pm Main Event 200K Guarantee 1c $1000+100
9/7 7pm Main Event 200K Guarantee 1d $1000+100
9/8   Main Event Day 2