College Poker Life: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Louis may have few casino great options for poker player, students often flock to the Harrah's St Louis poker room. They also have an Aces Cracked promotion. Other Than Las Vegas It's not plush or luxurious, but it is very comfortable. The Harrah's room holds 32 poker tables and is home to just about any type of game students may seek. One of our top dealers, Girard, is a casino dealing veteran.
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But for serious poker players interested in the biggest games, the best tournaments, the highest limits, and the best action, there really isn't a choice of where to go. This is the place. The poker room at Harrah's is a modern, well-lit, spacious room, full of tournaments and live games and very well run. Unfortunately, they do not spread 7-card stud. It's not plush or luxurious, but it is very comfortable.
They have 21 tables and will soon be expanding to 22 tables. Not bad considering they started with 12 tables just three and a half years ago. The poker room opens, usually with people waiting to get in, at 8: It closes in the wee hours at 4: State law forbids casinos from staying open twenty-four hours each day. There are two tournaments every weekday — at 1: They have regular promotions. This past year they sent eight players — one of whom finished 30th in the Main Event.
They also have an Aces Cracked promotion. The promotion seems to be succeeding in getting players to arrive early. No one had aces beaten while I was there. I had aces once but no one called when I raised the blind pre-flop. In retrospect this was probably a terrible move on my part. I would have made more money had I just called along and either won the hand with no bets or gotten beaten.
During the day they are filled with retirees and a few stranglers. Nights and weekends, there are college kids and young adults. They don't want gamblers losing more than they can afford.
But no matter, regular players in the know just stash chips until they have the large stacks they need for the bigger games. These points may be used for food or a room. The NPT does a solid job of rewarding its players, including a recently announced event where the top players from will be invited to a free tournament in March.
The tour has an abundance of tournaments scheduled throughout greater St Louis. The NPT is yet another series of events in which students are free to practice and improve their poker game.
These games also provide great opportunities for students to meet other local poker players and sometimes serve as a way to learn about other poker events going on in the area. Students will want to check out pokerplayersinc.
Louis may have few casino great options for poker player, students often flock to the Harrah's St Louis poker room. The Harrah's room holds 32 poker tables and is home to just about any type of game students may seek.
With a new semester ready to begin, students attending Saint Louis University have plenty to look forward to when it comes to poker.