Americas Cardroom is doing it right! They have the Sunday Beast Sit and Crush tournament where two lucky winners get a package for their Cage Live event. The Cage Live is a timed poker tournament that runs over two days with two 3 hour events both days. The winner is the player with the most chips at the end of the tournament. It’s a combo of tournament and cash game created by Americas Cardroom management and it’s catching on. Players don’t have to play for 12 and 15 hours like some tournaments. The time limit puts a stop to this. Players have less fatigue that comes with long tournaments.
The buy-in for the satellite to the event is $55. The buy-in for the Main Cage Live event is $5250. Players also get an option to have a second buy ready if they bust out. Americas Cardroom also has the weekly Cage online at their website. Playing can give you the feel of the real deal. They buy-in is $1000. At the end, they convert your chips to cash! Winners of the Beast Sit and Crush on Sundays get a $8340 package that includes airfare, hotel stay, the buy-in and more cash to play at ACR. For the Cage Live at Costa Rica winners include Troy Quenneville who took home $51,315 in January 2019, and poker pro Thomas Cannuli. The remaining dates for the Cage Live in 2019 are May 31st-June 3rd, August 9th – 12th, October 4th – 7th (Pot Limit Omaha) and December 6th – 9th also Pot Limit Omaha.
Join the fun in Costa Rica if not a member of Americas Cardroom, join now click here The Taorminia is a top rated Hotel and Casino in Costa Rica. It has all the modern amenities and great places like Il Gattopardo, an Italian restaurant. The top notch restaurant serves the latest in food trends. There is also a casino with slots and table games as well. The sports bar will keep you up to date with the latest news while you’re in Costa Rica.
Americas Cardroom is hosting the Cage Live Event throughtout 2019 at the Taormina Hotel in Costa Rica. There will be several weekends throughout the year to join the fun. The dates of the Live Cage are: March 29th – April 1st, 2019 May 31st – June 3rd, 2019 August 9th – 12th, 2019 October 4th – 7th, 2019 December 6th to 9th, 2019 (POT LIMIT OMAHA)
If you’re on vacation and might be interested in playing, the buy-in is $5,250. You can also win by playing at Americas Cardroom in the $55 Beast and Sit and Crush tourney each Sunday at 6 pm. You also get a hot package including hotel, airfare and spending cash. A total package of $8340 is on the table every Sunday. Winners get: $5,000 + $250 Buy-in to Cage Live Event $800 airfare $1,000 spending Cash $340 for Cash Games Up to 3 nights’ accommodation at the Taormina Casino and Hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica Airport Transportation The Cage is a time based poker tournament where players play for an allotted amount of time and at the finishing players leave with what they have at the time instead of a tournament where players cash at a certain point. The Structure for The Live Cage is: 2-Day Event Players start with 5,000 in tournament chips. 3 hours Blind Levels. 30 minute break every level. No late registration. No Re-entry allowed.
Day 1 -> 2 Levels
Day 2 -> 2 Levels
Level 1 with $10 / $20 blinds and $5 ante
Level 2 with $25 / $50 blinds and $5 ante
Level 3 with $40 / $80 blinds and $10 ante
Level 4 with $50 / $100 blinds and $10 ante
Players’ antes are paid by the button player. This format speeds up the overall play. There will also be a double buy option where prize pools increase substantially. Before the tournament starts, a player can buy an extra entry for $5250 and have more chips to redeem if necessary. If it’s not used throughout the tournament, it gets refunded.
The current winner of the Live Cage is Sam Soverel who won $36,030 in March 2019. You could be next or have lots of fun in Costa Rica!!