Newsletter August 2009 Vol I  


Upcoming Events

Saturday Sept 12, 2009
Tilted Kilt
17 N. Wabash
Chicago Loop

Earn POY Points
18 year olds welcome

Saturday Sept 19, 2009
Tilted Kilt
17 N. Wabash
Chicago Loop

Earn POY Points
18 year olds welcome

Saturday Sept 26, 2009
Tutto Italiano
501 S. Wells St
Chicago Loop

Earn POY Points
18 year olds welcome

For the complete upcoming "scheduled" and "pending" events visit the Calendar



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Tilted Kilt - One of Chicago's Premier Pubs

18 Year Olds WELCOME!



Come on out to the Tilted Kilt, one of Chicago's Premier Pubs. It is going to be a packed house. Plenty of games to choose from. There will be 3 scheduled Multi-Table Tournaments, an Early Bird Tournament for $20 at 1:00 pm, a Mini-Stack tournament for $85 at 3:00 pm and the Main Event Tournament for $150 at 7:00 pm.

There will be Satellite Sit N Go tournaments offering seats into the Main Event Tournament. You can pre-register online for all tournaments and satellites to secure your seat up to forty-five minutes before each event. Don't chance getting caught in traffic, try pre-paying online after registering.

All players, 18+ years old are welcome at the Tilted Kilt.

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New $20 Early Bird Tournament

We Are Expecting a Large Field



Starting with the September 12th event at Tilted Kilt, we will be offering an Early Bird Tournament at 1:00 pm. The buy-in will be only $20. You will start with 3,000 chips and the blinds will increase every 12 minutes, no antes. The top 5% will be paid.

 I want to Pre-Register for the Early Bird Tournament


Payoff Structure More Top Heavy

Top 10% Are Now Paid


We have changed the Multi-Table tournament payout structure to be more inline with the industry standard.

Beginning with the September 12th event, all Multi-Table Tournament Payouts, unless


otherwise posted, will be made to the top 10% finishers. The Payout Structure Chart, displayed on the website, is being modified to illustrate the 10% payouts, and will be available soon.

New Windy City Poker Championship Show
Tournament Filmed on June 6th

The conclusion of The Main Event Charity Games tournament which was taped on June 6th at Grace O'Malley's will be broadcast on the

Windy City Poker Championship (WCPC)  show on Comcast SportsNet, during the following times.

August 20, 7:00 pm
August 24, 7:00 pm
August 26, 12:30 pm

Don't miss it. Watch it to see who will be crowned the winner. It is expected to be the best show ever.

WSOP Academy Promotional Discount Offered
Exclusive to MECG Players and WCPC Viewers

Main Event Charity Games and Windy City Poker Championship (c) strive to bring our players the best Poker Experience, AND opportunities in Chicago.

As part of their TV Sponsorship Deal. Windy City Poker Championship and the WSOP Academy have teamed up to bring Main Event Charity Game players a unique and exclusive opportunity to attend their Poker Training Academy. (read more)