2017 Midwest Poker Classic

$50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool

Over 18 events including Qualifiers, Black Chip Bounty, Seniors 50+, 6-Max, and *NEW* Win the Button & Bounty!

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Main Event

$50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
$500 Buy-in | 20k in Chips | 40 Min. Blinds
Day 1a: Friday, August 18: 6pm
Day 1b: Saturday, August 19: 6pm
Day 2: Sunday, August 20: Noon
Entry and up to 2 re-entries available until the end of the 2nd break (+/- 4 hours). Each flight plays levels 1-12. Day 2 starts on level 13 and features 40 minute blind levels until 27 players remain. At that point seats will be redrawn. Play will resume nine-handed and feature 50 minute levels



Top 20% Advance to Main Event
$120 Buy-in | 10k in Chips | 20 Min. Blind
Wednesday, August 16: 6pm
Thursday, August 17: 6pm
Friday, August 18: 10am
Saturday, August 19: 10am
Entry/Re-entry available until the end of the 1st break (+/- 2 hours).


Special Events

$300 Black Chip Bounty: Friday, August 11: 6pm
$125 Senior Event (50+): Saturday, August 12: 10am
$150 Win the Button & Bounty: Saturday, August 12: 6pm
Unlimited Add-On Free Roll Tournament: Monday, August 14: 6pm
$2,000 Added $200 6-Max: Tuesday, August 15: 6pm (72 max entries - Early registration available)
$120 PLO: Sunday, August 20: 6pm

Entry/Re-entry available until the end of the 1st break (+/- 1.5 hours)


Admin Add-on

$10 Optional Admin Add-on for additional 5,000 in chips! Add-on must be purchased at point of registration and can only be redeemed at the table with entry receipt. Re-entries may purchase add-on.

August Card Room Calendar

Your up-to-date event and promo scheduling


Upcoming Featured Event: MSPT


Events Run: September 16-24, 2017
$1,100 Main Event Buy-In

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2017 Poker Event Schedule

Do you have what it takes?  Plan your next big win with our 2017 tournament schedule. Download 2017 Event Flyer


For more information please visit our Tournament Desk or call 651-925-4507

Main Event buy-in: $450 + $50. 3% admin fee will be withheld from the Main Event prize pool to be paid to all staff, including managers, who worked on the events. Any Optional $10 admin add-ons will also be paid to all tournament staff. Events with (*) will have 3% withheld for tournament jackpots and other tournament promotions. Your participation in these events gives permission for Running Aces to use your name and or likeness in promotional material. Please see monthly calendar for all up-to-date scheduling. Running Aces Casino & Racetrack reserves the right to cancel or modify these promotions at any time. We follow TDA rules and Prize Pool Percentage Payout formats are available upon request. Running Aces supports responsible gaming.