Deadwood Poker

South Dakota St Poker Championship

The 2012 South Dakota State Poker Championship will be held May 11-13 at the Silverado Poker Room.  The buyin is $1000+$100.  Players may buy directly into the event, or enter through one of several satellites. There are three flights.  The first flight is 6pm on May 11th.  The second flight is at 10am on May 12th.  The third flight is 6pm on May 12th.  Each flight ends when the player count reaches 20.  The finals start at noon on May 13th.  Players must enter by 5:30pm on May 11th.

Each day this week there are satellites to the event:

Monday, May 7th – There is a $367+$33 there is a multi table satellite.  For every three entries there will be one event seat awarded.

Tuesday, May 8th – At 1pm, there is a $50+$5 super satellite.  There is one main satellite seat awarded for every eight entries.  At 6:30pm, there is a $110+$10 Championship Satellite.  There are unlimited $100 rebuys for the first three levels.  One seat will be awarded for every $1100 in the prize pool.

Wednesday, May 9th – At 1pm, there is a $50+$5 super satellite.  There is one main satellite seat awarded for every eight entries.  At 6:30pm, there is a $220+$20 Championship Satellite.  There are unlimited $100 rebuys for the first three levels.  One seat will be awarded for every $1100 in the prize pool.

Thursday, May 10th – At 1pm, there is a $50+$5 super satellite.  There is one main satellite seat awarded for every eight entries.  At 6:30pm, there is a $367+$33 Championship Satellite.  Rebuys are not allowed.  One seat will be awarded for every three entries.

Friday, May 11th – At noon, there is a $220+$20 satellite where one seat is awarded for every five entries.  Rebuys are not allowed.

Super satellites start with 2000 chips.  Championship satellites start with 3000 chips.  All events offer a 1500 chip bonus for $10.  The $10 goes to the tournament staff.

In 2011, 134 players entered the South Dakota State Poker Championship.  Bill Swan won $40,000 by taking first place.  Richard Morgan won $27,000 for his second place finish.

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