Uncovering a brand-new multi-day event that began on August 18 and ran through August 28 at the California-based Jamul Casino, the first San Diego Poker Classic is expected to be held at the location every three months. It is reported that RunGood Events is collaborating with The San Diego Poker Classic to present this series.
The report says Jamul Casino is providing a whopping $150,000 in prize money in numerous activities during the period, in addition, the JIVe Lounge and the casino’s poker room are said to be the event’s hosts.
According to the casino’s poker manager John Rochfort, there should be about 600 players for the inaugural San Diego Poker Classic, which will be held on the first Sunday of November, February, May, and August each year.
“We are expecting about 600 players for this first San Diego Poker Classic, and we will continue with a multi-day series every November, February, May, and August,” he said.
The San Diego Poker Classic has 14 trophy events, including The SDPC $50K Weekend Opener, which takes place from August 18-21 and features a $50,000 guarantee with a $250 buy-in.
The Weekend Opener is a $50,000 No Limit Hold’em event that kicked off the casino’s series on Friday with numerous opening flights. On Sunday, new tournaments with respective buy-ins of $300 and $240, such as the Pot Limit Omaha Hi/Lo tournament and the Black Chip Bounty, got underway.
The San Diego Poker Classic presents Seniors Sunrise NLH on August 22 for a $125 buy-in. The next day, Helix Poker and PLON will sponsor additional special events, including a ladies’ tournament with a $250 buy-in tomorrow, August 23.
With a $600 buy-in, the SDPC $100K Main Event, which runs from August 23–28, guarantees a $100,000 prize pool. Each satellite provided one seat to the main event for every 10 participants or $145 with a one-in-five chance. The entry fee for their satellite table seats was $85.
About Jamul Casino
Jamul Casino is firstly opened in 2016 and is located in Jamul, California, San Diego County. They opened their poker room in 2019 and have seen remarkable success since then. It is reported that the casino is owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation (JIVDC) and is worth $430 million in value.
Regular poker players can rise to higher Sweetwater Reward status by playing games in their poker room. It has also hosted a number of prominent players, including experts such as Maria Ho and Scott Blumstein. After playing poker for 100 hours in total over the course of six months, players can advance to the Aqua level, while 300 hours will get them closer to the Amber level.
Aside from the poker room, the casino has 46 live table games, restaurants, bars, and lounges, and approximately 1,700 slot machines. They also have live music, which features the top local bands and DJs from Southern California. Jamul Casino’s vast size provides over 1,000 permanent jobs in the region.
In order to provide the finest experience for its consumers, Jamul Casino is reportedly hiring more qualified management, including the recently hired Ram Patrachari as their new Chief Information Officer in June 2022. He is anticipated to develop technology solutions to help the casino maintain its position as the regional leader by providing its customers with a smooth experience on their property.