Capitol adds $5K guaranteed tourney

Just in time for the holiday season Capitol Casino is offering their Christmas Cash Giveaway with $25,000 in cash raffled off on Saturday, Dec. 15. Entering the drawing is easy—all you have to do is get a full house in either a cash poker game or any poker tournament and you are in.

The more full houses you get, the more raffle tickets you have, thereby giving yourself more chances of having your name pulled on the lucky day. On the day of the drawing starting at 10:00 a.m., Capitol Casino will be giving away $200 an hour ($50 every 15 minutes) for those playing in cash games. The main drawing starts at 4:00 p.m., so get there early to enjoy the action.

Primetime football promotions are in full swing this time of year and Capitol Casino is handing out $400 per game for high hand bonus during Sunday, Monday, and Thursday night NFL games. Add to that the $200 high hand bonus per shift. Come down on Sunday and enjoy your favorite NFL team with Sunday Ticket on one of their many HD TVs.

On Saturday, Oct 13 Capitol Casino held another successful Second Saturday $220 Deep Stack Event. With a total of 108 entries, the prize pool was a whopping $21,600. Lasting the better part of eight hours of play, the final five players decided to chop the prize pool, receiving over $3,200 each.

In addition to the Second Saturday $220 event every month, Capitol Casino is now offering a First Sunday of the month poker tournament with a $5,000 guaranteed prize pool and a buy-in of $120. Please see their website for details.

Capitol Casino is a great place to play your weekday poker tournaments, as Monday through Friday they average 75 to 85 players and a prize pool over $3,000. In these tournaments Capitol Casino adds a $220 seat for their Second Saturday event to the winner. First place has been averaging $1,000 plus the $220 seat since modifying the previous format and it has been very well received.

Capitol Casino offers the biggest limit and no-limit games in the region. Spread­ing as many as two to three games at times, the $8/16 limit game with a full kill always has plenty of action. The $5/10 no-limit is the big game for those who like big action. There are plenty of $4/8 limit with full kill, $1/3 no-limit, and $2/5 no-limit games to satisfy everybody’s game. Other games offered at Capitol Casino include Blackjack, Supreme Baccarat, EZ Baccarat, plus Pai Gow poker and tiles.

The dining is always great at Capitol Casino, offering a full American as well as Asian menu, late night dining is available until 3:30 a.m.

For more information on their tournament schedule, promotions and other events please visit their website at or phone 916-446-0700 and ask to speak to floor personnel.