(Press Release) San Jose, Costa Rica - January 14, 2015 – The Cage Texas Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) are both happening tonight at 8:00pm ET. Each one comes with a buy-in of $5,000+$100, with four hours of poker heaven for cash game players
. The Cage is a six-max table cash game in a time-based tournament format. It is split into three levels (1 hour and 20 minutes apiece) with increasing blinds and antes. Players start with 5,000 in chips which equal $5,000 in cash.
"The Cage is one of our signature promotions and we love the excitement of having both the Hold'em and PLO on the same night," said Michael Harris, spokesperson for Americas Cardroom. "We already know there will be lots of return fighters and we look forward to seeing many fresh faces as well."
The most popular version is the Hold'em version of The Cage. Tonight's edition is expected to reach the $200,000 prize pool mark.
The inaugural Cage on October 8th, 2014 drew rave reviews from all the participants, plus industry observers. There were 66 players in all, with the prize pool a huge $330,000. Players bik6624235 ($29,947), UpayformyKia ($20,921) and vasya9 ($15,556) were the top-3 winners, with many of the world's biggest poker players also attending.
Both events will also feature the Live Streaming of Americas Cardroom's CEO. Many players take this opportunity to address questions and concerns regarding the brand. There is also raffles, freerolls and other promotions hosted during the live stream which will be hosted on Americas Cardroom's blog "The Big Blind".