Ante Up poker Tour started in July at California's Thunder Valley Casino Resort for two Ante Up NorCal Classic and Ante Up World Championship. The climax is just in one day with a $1,650 buy-in, $500,000 guaranteed Main Event. The champ of the tournament will not go only with the cash but will also appear on the cover of Ante Up Magazine in September.
The two starting flights start from 11 am on Friday and Saturday in the tournament, the one who will survive to the end have to return on Saturday at Noon to play down to a winner. Ben Erwin stated that He is looking forward to hear from the players about playing the bubble on Day 1. Moreover, this is the sixth time when the Ante up World Championship will be held at Thunder Valley.
Here we have the past winners of Ante Up World Championship Main Event Imad Lahham (2018), Jonathan Geogre (2017), Cy Williams (2015), and Justo Avalos (2014).
About the Tour
This Ante Up World Championship was held at Thunder Valley back in 2014.
Venue for current going tournament is AAA Four-Diamond luxury resort that is a look-alike of Las Vegas-style casino, with more than 400 oversized and luxurious guest rooms, a spa with complimentary steam room, wide varieties of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
Lastly, the tour was founded by Scott Long and Chris Cosenza, the publishers of Ante Up Magazine and they also host the PokerCast, which was an award-winning internet audio show back in 2007.