Newsletter July 2009 Vol II  


Upcoming Events

Saturday August 8, 2009
Cactus Bar & Grill
404 S. Wells
Chicago Loop

Earn POY Points

Saturday August 22 2009
Tilted Kilt
17 N. Wabash
Chicago Loop

Earn POY Points

Saturday Sept 12, 2009




Player of the Year

Leader Board
1 Todd Murray 42.3376
2 Karolis Maciukas 37.5895
3 Walter Bustos 34.6922
4 Leonid Sagalovsky 34.3675
5 Brian White 32.3248
6 Brent White 30.0000
7 Bill Slusarczyk 29.0579
8 Ralph Massey 28.6436
9 David Marcus 28.2710
10 Jason Goodman 25.1168
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Cactus Bar & Grill on August 8

Plenty of Off-Street Parking!



Come on out to the Cactus Bar & Grill on Saturday August 8, where there will be poker event hosted by Veterans Outreach Program of Illinois (CG-02239). There will be plenty of cash games, and two scheduled Multi Table Tournaments at 3:00 ($85 buyin with 5,000 starting chips) and 7:00 pm ($150 buyin, $10 addon with 10,000 starting chips).

The 7:00 Main Event tournament will be awarding a SPECIAL prize to the winner. See below for details.

You can pre-register online to secure your seat. Don't want to chance getting caught in traffic, try pre-paying online after registering.

There is plenty of parking close to Cactus. Off-street parking on Van Buren - West of Wells Street. Off street parking also across Congress on S Financial. Very reasonable.

The Cactus is a 21 and over venue. They will be checking IDs at the door.

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FREE WSOP Academy Seat to the Winner

An $1899 Value



In addition to the prize money for First Place the winner of the 7:00 Main Event will also receive a FREE* seat to the WSOP Academy coming

to the Chicago Area (Hammond Horseshoe) Aug 29th & 30th ($1,899 value).

Featuring poker instructors Annie Duke, Bernard Lee, Matt Graham and poker tells expert Joe Navarro.

In addition to $150, there will be a $10 Add On charged to each player, which will go towards the cost of the seat.

*Main Event Charity Games reserves the right to use a small % of the total prize money towards the seat. Promotion is subject to change.

To learn more about the WSOP Academy click here.

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Bonus to Cash Game Players!

Enjoy a Dinner on Us!


Anyone playing a $2-$5 NL game for 4 or more hours will be given a FREE dinner ($10 max value) on us.

Anyone playing a $1-$2 NL game for 6 or more hours will be given a FREE dinner ($10 max value) on us.


You can collect on your dinner the same night as playing. So, play for the required amount of time, take a break, have a dinner on us, and then go back to the game refreshed.

If you play the required amount of time but do not collect on your dinner the same day, normal Comp accumulation will apply ($1 per hour of playing time,
collectable at your next visit).

Before sitting down at a table make sure you fill out a ticket with the Floor person. You must be registered on the sight to receive Comps.

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