Turning Stone Resort Casino is pleased to continue our partnership with HPT and excited to offer a $500,000 guarantee for the main event, ensuring that this will be the biggest HPT event we have ever hosted. We are confident that the players, their guests and poker fans will enjoy all of the amenities that our resort has to offer.” said Turning Stone’s Director of Poker Operations, Jason DiBenedetto.

Beginning on June 19th, players seated at live games at Turning Stone Casino will have the chance to win free seats into all events in the series, including the $500,000 Guaranteed Main Event. Players can also qualify for a fraction of the buy in through a series of satellites set to begin on June 31st.

The $500,000 guaranteed main event is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, August 13th, and will continue on Sunday, August 14th until the field is reduced to six. The final six players will return on Monday to compete for a six-figure first-place prize. The event at Turning Stone Resort & Casino will be produced into two episodes for its upcoming season debuting this fall.

“The players spoke. Thanks to our friends at Turning Stone, we’re going to make our much-anticipated return to Upstate New York very profitable for some fortunate players.” said HPT President Todd Anderson.

Structures and schedules for the upcoming event will be announced in the coming weeks. Highlights include:

Monday, August 8th:
$100,000 prize pool guarantee; $350 buy in
Wednesday, August 10th:
$150,000 prize pool guarantee; $1,090 buy in
Saturday, August 13th:
$500,000 prize pool guarantee, televised main event day 1; $1650 buy in ( **This is an 18 or older event**)
Sunday, August 14th:
televised main event day 2
Monday, August 15th: TV final table
Friday, August 19th:
$100,000 prize pool guarantee; $350 buy in

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