Big PA Poker Events in August: Include Poker Star Series $1 Million Prize

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  • August ignites Pennsylvania's poker scene with PokerStars Summer Series at Live! Casino and high-hand games at Rivers Philadelphia.
  • Rivers Pittsburgh's massive bad beat jackpot and Live! Casino Pittsburgh's $50,000 guaranteed multi-day event further fuel excitement.
  • Atlantic City's Borgata offers Survivor Event Series while PA poker rooms host diverse tournaments, captivating players with thrilling opportunities.

Pennsylvania's poker scene continues to sizzle with excitement as the summer months give way to August. This vibrant state is gearing up to showcase a series of exhilarating poker tournaments and irresistible jackpots, keeping poker enthusiasts on the edge of their seats.

PokerStars, a brand synonymous with poker excellence and incredible poker tournaments, is staging a triumphant comeback at Live! Casino Philadelphia's Poker Room this month. The highly anticipated PokerStars Summer Series is scheduled to run from Aug. 24 to Sept. 10, boasting an impressive guaranteed prize pool of $1 million.

Poker Stars PA Weekend Tournament Schedule Info

he series is set to feature three distinct tournaments, each catering to players with varying buy-in preferences. For those aspiring poker pros looking to secure their spot in these thrilling events, online satellites through PokerStars provide an excellent opportunity to win seats.

The PokerStars Summer Series promises to draw players from far and wide to Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia offers all participants a dynamic and diverse poker experience.

Breaking down the PokerStars Summer Series schedule reveals an enticing lineup:

  • Weekend 1 (Aug. 24-27): A $550 buy-in tournament that boasts a guaranteed prize pool of $200,000.
  • Weekend 2 (Aug. 31 - Sept. 4): A $1,100 buy-in tournament featuring a guaranteed prize pool of $300,000.
  • Weekend 3 (Sept. 7-10): The high-stakes action continues with a $2,200 buy-in tournament and an impressive guaranteed prize pool of $500,000.

Poker Stars PA Daily Event Schedule Info

The Live! Casino Philadelphia Poker Room is also buzzing with activity throughout August, hosting an array of daily tournaments catering to a diverse audience.

For those eager to test their poker prowess, PokerStars Ambassador Jennifer Shahade expressed her enthusiasm for the upcoming series, highlighting the accessibility of satellite events, which allow players of all skill levels to participate.

The weekly events vary by day, with special events with cash guarantees each day of the week. At the same time, weekend tournaments will also have special tournaments that change each weekend. Daily guarantee tournaments start around $3,000 and get all the way to $10,000 and above.

Poker Events at the Rivers Philly Casino

Rivers Philadelphia, another prominent poker hub, is set to dazzle poker enthusiasts with an array of daily tournaments and exhilarating high-hand cash games throughout August. While no significant events have been officially announced for the month, the daily poker schedule includes exciting options like beginner-friendly tournaments and games featuring guaranteed prizes.

The Rivers Pittsburgh poker room, renowned for its massive bad beat jackpot, is keeping the excitement levels soaring with a series of daily one-day tournaments. The jackpot's impressive value, currently standing at $686,899, adds an extra layer of anticipation, enticing players with the promise of substantial rewards.

Steel City Poker Events in August

The Live! Casino Pittsburgh PA will have a huge guaranteed cash prize tournament held over multiple days starting Aug. 23 and going every day ending on Aug. 27. There will be multiple flights for players to pick from with a $300, and that cash prize previously mentioned is $50,000.

Poker Events Outside but Close to PA

eyond the borders of Pennsylvania, the poker action continues in New Jersey's Atlantic City. Notably, the Borgata is set to captivate poker enthusiasts with its upcoming Survivor Event Series, scheduled from Aug. 21 to Aug. 25. This unique series features survivor-style tournaments with varying buy-ins, offering players a chance to test their mettle and win big in an engaging poker environment.

As the curtains rise on August, Pennsylvania's poker scene remains as vibrant as ever, captivating players with an array of exhilarating tournaments, alluring jackpots, and an immersive gaming atmosphere.

Whether participants are seeking the thrill of high-stakes tournaments or the excitement of pursuing that elusive bad-beat jackpot, the state's poker rooms offer a diverse range of options, ensuring that poker enthusiasts of all kinds find their niche in this electrifying landscape.

PA Bad Beat Jackpots Throughout the State

Discover the expanding bad beat poker jackpots in Pennsylvania's live poker rooms as of Aug. 1:

  • Parx PA Casino: $74,268
  • Mohegan Pennsylvania Casino: $263,741
  • Mount Airy PA Casino Resort: $77,581
  • Rivers PA Casino Philadelphia: Fixed $50,000 bad beat
  • Rivers Pennsylvania Casino Pittsburgh: $686,899
  • Hollywood Meadows PA Racetrack and Casino: $140,220
  • Wind Creek Bethlehem PA Casino: $132,617

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