The 2016 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Kicks Off Nov. 4

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  • Big-time tournament poker returns to Western New York with the 2016 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Nov. 4.

Big-time tournament poker returns to Western New York and the Niagara Falls Poker Room when the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino plays host to the 2016 Seneca Fall Poker Classic beginning this Friday, Nov. 4, and running through Nov. 14.

The eight-event schedule is filled with massive guarantees, starting with the $75,000 Guaranteed $300 No-Limit Hold'em opening event with four separate starting flights over two days, one starting at 10 a.m. and a second at 6 p.m. both Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5.

The Fall Classic also features $120 buy in, single-day $10,000 Guaranteed No-Limit Hold'em events beginning at 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Plus, there is a $300 buy in $15,000 Guaranteed Pot Limit Omaha event beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 for those who like to play four-card poker and enjoy the great game of PLO.

The series will culminate with the annual $1,000 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11. Since it's being played on the Seneca Niagara Hotel & Casino balcony, the event is open to anyone 18 years of age and older. There are Main Event satellites in the poker room running throughout the 2016 Seneca Fall Poker Classic schedule. It is a three-day event with the final table playing out Monday, Nov. 14.

In November 2015, Frewsburg, NY machine operator Kurtis Boutelle took down the 2015 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event title and the $62,933 first-place prize it came with, defeating a field of 291 entries.

He proved it was no fluke making a deep run in the 2016 Western New York Poker Challenge, winning the 2016 Seneca Summer Slam High Roller and making the final table of the 2016 Seneca Summer Slam Main Event this year.

The PokerNews Live Reporting Team will be on hand to provide live coverage of the $75,000 Guaranteed opening event, the $300 buy in $15,000 Guaranteed Pot Limit Omaha event and the $1,000 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event. Plus, as an added bonus, the $1,000 Seneca Fall Poker Classic Main Event has been made part of the CardPlayer Poker Tour, meaning the winner will be featured in an upcoming edition of CardPlayer Magazine.

Click through beginning Nov. 4 to watch heroes be made, legends of the fall be born, and the best poker players from the Western New York area and beyond battle it out for Seneca Niagara poker glory.

In the meantime, check out the full Seneca Fall Poker Classic schedule.

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