Daily Grind: WSOP APAC schedule and MA Casinos

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 16, 2013 Posted in Live Poker News, Tournament News | No Comments »

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Today I’ll take a look at a number of stories including The WSOP APAC schedule and the 11 Massachusetts casino proposals submitted by Tuesday’s deadline.

WSOP APAC schedule unveiled

On Tuesday the WSOP released its schedule for the 2013 WSOP Asia-Pacific tournament series. The inaugural WSOP APAC will feature five bracelet events, as well as a High-Roller tournament and a Nations Cup battle. Below you will find the full schedule and for more information you can visit the wsop.com website.

Date Day Start Event # Tournament Buy-In
4/4/2013 Thursday 6 PM 1 No-Limit Hold’em Accumulator – Day 1 Flight A (5 Day Event) AUD$1,100
4/5/2013 Friday 12 PM 1 No-Limit Hold’em Accumulator – Day 1 Flight B (4 Day Event) AUD$1,100
4/6/2013 Saturday 12 PM 1 No-Limit Hold’em Accumulator – Day 1 Flight C (3 Day Event) AUD$1,100
4/7/2013 Sunday 12 PM 1 No Limit Hold’em Accumulator – Day 2 (Combine Stacks & Fields)
4/7/2013 Sunday 4 PM 2 Pot-Limit Omaha – Day 1 (3 Day Event) AUD$1,650
4/8/2013 Monday 12 PM 2 Pot-Limit Omaha – Day 2
4/8/2013 Monday 12:30 PM 1 No Limit Hold’em Accumulator – Final Table
4/8/2013 Monday 4 PM 3 Mixed Event (3 day event) AUD$2,200
4/9/2013 Tuesday 12 PM 3 Mixed Event – Day 2
4/9/2013 Tuesday 12:30 PM 2 Pot Limit Omaha – Final Table
4/9/2013 Tuesday 4 PM 4 6-Handed No Limit Hold’em (3 day event) AUD$5,000
4/10/2013 Wednesday 12 PM 4 6-Handed No Limit Hold’em – Day 2
4/10/2013 Wednesday 12:30 PM 3 Mixed Event – Final Table
4/11/2013 Thursday 12:30 4 6-Handed No-Limit Hold’em – Final Table
4/11/2013 Thursday 6 PM 5 WSOP ASIA-PACIFIC MAIN EVENT – No Limit Hold’em AUD$10,000
4/12/2013 Friday 2 PM 5 WSOP APAC MAIN EVENT – Day 2
4/13/2013 Saturday 2 PM 5 WSOP APAC MAIN EVENT – Day 3
4/13/2013 Saturday 4 PM High Roller No-Limit Hold’em w/Re-Buys (2-Day Event) AUD$50,000
4/14/2013 Sunday 12 PM Caesars Cup Invitational – Asia Pacific vs. Europe vs. The Americas
4/14/2013 Sunday 2 PM 5 WSOP APAC MAIN EVENT – Day 4
4/14/2013 Sunday 4 PM High Roller No-Limit Hold’em Final Table
4/15/2013 Monday 2 PM 5 WSOP Asia-Pacific Main Event Championship – Final Table


11 Massachusetts Casino proposals submitted

The deadline for developers to submit casino proposals in Massachusetts came and went on Tuesday and when all was said and done 11 separate proposals were submitted, with only three potential spots up for grabs.

Here is a list of the proposed casinos:

Boston area region (Region A)

* Suffolk Downs

* Wynn MA

* Crossroads Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts region (Region B)

* MGM Springfield

* Penn National

* Mohegan Sun

* Hard Rock

Slots Parlor

* Plainridge Racecourse

* Raynham Park

Undisclosed locations/license types

* Mass Gaming & Entertainment

* PPE Casino Resorts


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