Heartland Poker Tour Reveals First Stops of Season X
The first four, of an expected twenty-four, stops of the Heartland Poker Tour Season X schedule have been announced. The new season begins on January 12 2014 with the “HPT on the High Seas” with Card Player Cruises, a seven-day cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas.The cruise, which departs from Port Canaveral, will include a Main Event, a number of qualifying events and side tournaments and a number of cash games.
The Director of Operations for the HPT Jen Mastrud said, “We wanted a big start for our milestone year, so we looked to some of our biggest success stories of 2013 to lead the way.”
After the cruise the tour returns to California for a stop at Thunder Valley Casino Resort, the tour first visited California earlier this year for the Gold Rush Series which produced some of the biggest events in its history.
Next the tour stops at the Club One Casino in Fresno from January 31 – February 10th which proved to be extremely popular with players in the last season. Then it’s the Golden Gates Casino & Poker Parlour in Black Hawk, Colorado for the HPT’s most popular event which normally has a prize pool of around a million dollars.