MSPT Returns to Bally’s Black Hawk January 19

The Mid-States Poker Tour will once again stop at Bally’s Black Hawk. This property was formerly known as Golden Gates. The MSPT series runs from January 19 to January 30, 2022. There are eight trophy events. 

Two events span two days. Seven are no limit Texas hold’em. The other is pot limit Omaha. Event number one has a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. It is $300,000 for event seven. There are daily satellites for these tournaments in the Bally’s Colorado poker room.

Event one

The first event lasts two days. This no limit hold’em tournament starts on January 19 with day 1A. Day 1B starts on January 20, 1C on the 21st and 1D on the 22nd. It has a buy-in of $360 and a mystery bounty. There is a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. Players start with 25,000 chips. Levels go up every 30 minutes.

Event two

Event two starts at 1pm on January 23. is a $250 no limit hold’em. Players start with 15,000 chips. Levels go up every 30 minutes. 

Event three

The third event is for seniors aged 50 and up. It starts at 11am on January 24. The game is no limit hold’em. The buy-in is $250. The starting stack is 15,000 chips. Levels go up every 30 minutes. 

Event four

The fourth event is pot limit Omaha. It has a $250 buy-in. Players start with 15,000 chips. Blinds go up every 30 minutes. It has a 3pm start time on January 24. 

Event five

This is a no limit hold’em tag team event. The buy-in is a total of $300, $150 for each player. The starting stack is 15,000. Blinds increase and player changes occur every 20 minutes. It begins at 5pm on January 25. 

Event six

The sixth event in no limit hold’em. It starts at noon on January 26. The starting stack is 15,000 chips. Blinds go up every 30 minutes. 

Event seven 

This is the Main Event. It has a buy-in of $1,100. It has a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. Day 1A is January 27. Day 1B is the 28th, while the 29th is the start of Day 1C. Players with chips return on January 30 for day two. The starting stack is 25,000 chips. Levels go up every 40 minutes. 

Event eight

This is a $250 last chance tournament. Cards are in the air at 1pm on January 30. Players start with 15,000 chips. Blinds go up every 20 minutes. 

Satellites for event one

There are $80 satellites for the first event. These are scheduled for 10am January 19 through January 22. Players start with 10,000 chips. Levels go up every 20 minutes. One entry out of six receives a buy-in to event one, which is $360. 

Satellites for event seven

Event seven is the Main Event. It has $265 satellites where one out of five players earns a seat to the $1,100 tournament with a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. The first satellite for this event starts January 25. The last is at 10am on January 29.

Full MSPT Bally’s structure sheets may be found here.