The Cage Poker Tournament Live at the Taormina Hotel Costa Rica

Americas Cardroom will be sponsoring the Cage Live Event 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.

Play Schedule

Day 1 -> 2 Levels
Day 2 -> 2 Levels

Blinds

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.

troy quenneville poker player

A previous winner of the Live Cage is Troy Quenneville who won $51,315 in January 2019. You could be next or have lots of fun in Costa Rica!!
January 2019 The Cage Live Results:
1 Troy Quenneville $51,315
2 Jonathan Sherfy $19,900
3 Jeff Gross $18,955
4 John Schiff $15,485
5 Joe Williams $13,745

 

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