Jamul Casino Launches Inaugural San Diego Poker Classic

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JAMUL, CA – Jamul Casino is enhancing its poker programming by launching a multi-day series to be held each quarter. The first San Diego Poker Classic is being held August 18-28, 2022 in Jamul Casino’s Poker Room and JIVe Lounge with over $150,000 in prize money offered over multiple events. The series will culminate in a main event with a $100,000 guarantee. The San Diego Poker Classic will be presented in partnership with RunGood Events.

The San Diego Poker Classic features 14 trophy events including:

  • The SDPC $50K Weekend Opener from August 18-21, offering a $50,000 guarantee with a $250 buy-in. 
  • Seniors Sunrise NLH on August 22, with a $125 buy-in.
  • Ladies Event sponsored by Helix Poker and PLON on August 23, with a $250 buy-in.
  • The SDPC $100K Main Event from August 23-28, offering a $100,000 guarantee with a $600 buy-in. Satellite table seats have an $85 buy-in for a one in 10 chance to earn a seat at the main event, or $145 with a one in five chance.

Jamul Casino launched its poker programming in 2019 with the opening of its poker room. “We are expecting about 600 players for this first San Diego Poker Classic, and we will continue with a multi-day series every November, February, May, and August,” said John Rochfort, Jamul Casino’s Poker Manager.