Play for up to $5,000
Against Scotty Nguyen in Reno
Win a $10 Last-Longer and get a seat at a single-table for a winner-take-all for up to $5,000 against 2013 poker Hall of Fame inductee Scotty Nguyen.
Play in Event 6-8-9-11-12-14-15 or 17 of the Poker Night in America series at the peppermill in Reno and purchase a $10 "Last-Longer" entry. Win that event's Last-Longer and you'll be part of a 9-person single table on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. with a winner-take-all prize pool of up to $5,000.
Wait, that's only 8 seats for the 9-person table, right?
Not exactly, as the 9th seat is going to be filled by ... Scotty Nguyen himself, and the entire single-table event is going to be broadcast live on our online poker radio network HoldemRadio.com.
Reno's Hoffman Wins Ring
at WSOP Circuit Lake Tahoe
The 2013 World Series of Poker Circuit returned to Lake Tahoe, and came early this time around. The annual poker tournament series kicked off Oct. 24 at Harveys Lake Tahoe and ran through Nov. 4.
Local pro Shawn Daniels was runner-up in Events 1 and 6, while Chris Swan of the Bay Area picked up the ring in Event 2, and ESPN's World Series of Poker announcer Lon McEachern was 4th in Event 3.
Reno's Jed Hoffman took down Event 4, winning his first-ever circuit ring. Howard 'Tahoe' Andrew, who 37 years ago won back-to-back WSOP bracelets, was the final-table bubble in Event 6.
Full results of all the 12 rings in 12 days is available here.
Pot of Gold Series
Returns to Grand Sierra Reno
The Winter Pot Of Gold series is back for another year at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. The 29-event series kicks of on Thursday, Dec. 5, wrapping up with a $10,000 freeroll on Sunday, Dec. 15.
There are three tournaments per day Dec. 6-14, with buy-ins ranging from $160 up to $340. Most of the Noon events have a $230 buy-in, while the daily 4 pm events range from Hold'em to Stud, Omaha and HORSE, with buy-ins from $160 to $230.
Check here for details on the daily events and for room reservations as low as $20 per night.