The South Dakota State Poker Championship is scheduled to return to the Silverado poker room in Deadwood from May 14-16. The event is a part of the Mid-States Poker Tour.
The start of day 1A is May 14. It plays until 12 percent of the field remains. Day 1B is on May 15. Both flights will finish the 2021 South Dakota State Poker Championship on May 16.
Day 1 starts at 3pm. Day 2 starts at 11am.
Main event details
The buy-in for the main event is $1,110. Of this, $970 goes to the prize pool. There is a $40 staff fee. The admin fee is $100. This includes the add-on. In South Dakota, poker rake is capped at ten percent. This includes tournaments.
Players start with 25,000 tournament chips. It is a big blind ante event. This includes satellites. The first level is 100/100/100. Levels go up every 40 minutes until heads up, when it drops to 30 minutes. There is a break after every three levels.
South Dakota State Poker Championship satellite tournaments
There are two satellite structures to the 2021 South Dakota State Poker Championship. One has a $65 buy-in. The other is $260. Both pay one seat for every five entries.
The 10 $65 tournaments are mega satellites. The first is on April 16. Players start with 12,000 chips after the add-on. Levels go up every 15 minutes. The first level is 100/100/100.
The $260 satellites start with 15,000 chips. The first level is 100/100/100. Each level is 20 minutes. There are 12 $260 satellites on the schedule. The first is on April 23 and includes two on May 13 and one each morning on both day ones.
Other Deadwood poker tournaments
There are three poker rooms in Deadwood. Each deals cash games and no limit Texas Hold’em tournaments.
There are three tournaments each week at the Cadillac Jack’s poker room. There is a $60 tournament on Tuesdays and Saturdays. A $140 tournament starts at 6:30pm on Tuesdays.
Saloon No. 10 has a $9 tournament every Friday and Saturday at 10:30am. It has $10 rebuys and add-ons.
The Silverado poker room deals three tournaments each week. There is a $33 tournament at 3pm on Sundays and 6:30pm on Wednesdays. An $88 deep stack tournament is held every Thursday at 6:30pm. Players that cash in the deep stack event often qualify for other promotions such as a points race for seats to the South Dakota State Poker Championship.