The Horseshoe Casino and Hotel in Tunica is introducing back its well-known $250,000 Blackjack Tournament on September 11th, 2008. The event will end on September 14th, 2008. The Horseshoe Casino has been widely known for having the best probabilities with the biggest limits. The Horseshoe Casino is out to prove it with this tournament, which is one of the biggest blackjack events in Tunica.
Players can join the event with a buy-in cost of $1,000. The registration will be at the Bluesville promotions counter inside the Horseshoe Casino. Participants will also receive a $100 chip for registering at the early bird registration on September 11th, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Friday, September 12th, 2008, players can register from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The tournament proper will start on Saturday, September 13th, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. and will conclude with the semi-finals on September 14th, 2008, Sunday at 9:00 a.m. The event can only accommodate around two hundred fifty participants. The top forty scoring player between the two round and two wild card players will make it to the semi-finals.
The winner from each blackjack table will then advance to the final event. Players that will make the final table will receive a $500 chip. But the wild card players will not receive the $500 consolation chip. The prizes will be awarded as follows. 1st place-$100,000, 2nd place-$50,000, 3rd place-$25,000, 4th place-$20,000, 5th place-$15,000, 6th place-$10,000 and 7th place-$7,500.
Monday, September 15 , 2008