23 Events during July - Tinley Park

Windy City Poker Championship

Windy City Poker Championship and its hosting charities will be setting up shop at a new location during June & July 2018. The new host location will be @ CENTENNIAL LANES 16050 Centennial Circle Tinley Park

Full Schedule below which includes 23 different events including several free-roll events, winner take all events, qualifiers, ladies event, and even A $3,000 televised event!

Buy-ins from $10 to $3,000! Something for Everyone including several Televised Sit-N-Go's & cash games! $100,000 in cash and seats will be given away over the next few weeks!

The bowling alley is east of the Walt's Shopping complex and just South of the Menards Complex.


Charity Poker Events June 30th, July 7th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, & 29th!

FREE Events Sunday July 1st, 8th, & Friday the 27th!

- Each Saturday event will feature a 12p -$135 Bounty Freeze-out - 35k chips - 20/25min - $25 bounties on each player!

- Each Saturday event will feature a 5p $110 Televised Online 10 handed Sit-N-Go!

- Saturday evening event will feature $55+$10 Bounty Event with $25 bounties on each player

- First Saturday of each month will host the Windy City Poker League at 630p. $100+$10 entry - Only ONE Re-Entry allowed at $70+$10

- Every event will host a $1/$2 cash game at noon...Saturday features a $50 to $500 min/max with 10 players at each table.

- Select Sunday events will televised the $1/$2 cash game starting at noon with 8 players max at the table and a $100 to $1,000 min/max

- Select Sundays will also feature a $60 Uber Deep stack with 60k in chips

- Select Sundays will host a $115 Heads Up Tournament

- Select Sundays will feature a Ladies Only event $100+$10 entry

- There will also be Free Poker events on select Sundays as well. The Windy City Poker Club hosts Free Poker tournaments that offer bonus chips for on-time arrival, Food ordering, and canned goods/donations! Membership in person or via self addressed stamped envelope to windy city poker 18728 center ave homewood il 60430. The Club Championship event on July 15th will have a $3,000 seat GUARANTEED to the winner!

Like the WCPC Facebook page or follow on Twitter (@WindyCityPoker)

To receive eligible BONUS tournament chips for eligible tournaments simply pre-register for one of the above eligible events and or show up prior to the start of the tournament to participate. To do so…send your first and last name…cell phone number…email address…date/time and buy-in of the tournament you want to pre-register for, Send this information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-935-2861. All rights reserved. All applicable payouts adhere to the Illinois Charitable Games Act for applicable events. All decisions final! Cash game has a +$1 promo collected for the next $3,000 championship event give-away based on hours. $2 from each 12p entry during charity events will be held for the bad beat jackpot starting December 16th.

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HFS Scholars

2016 HFS Scholars Chicago Casino Night Poker TournamentJoin HFS Chicago Scholars Friday, May 13 at 6:00pm for their 5th annual Poker and Casino Night - "All In for Scholars" which includes a chance to win a seat to the Main Event at World Series of Poker (valued at $10,000) in Las Vegas!

The event is being held at a new venue this year, Galleria Marchetti at 825 W Erie. Your $150 ticket ($150 thru April 16 only, then $200) includes food, drinks and entry into the Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament with $5000 of poker chips to start. Poker chips have no cash value. Casino only players can attend for a discounted $100 ($125 March 15 - April 16, $150 after April 16.)

Chicago Poker Club is giving away seats. Share this article on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag#CPCScholars to enter!

Attire: Cocktail, Business Casual or Dressy Casual is appropriate.

Click here to learn more and register!

HFS Chicago Scholars assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals by providing financial assistance and mentoring. They provide the following to their scholars:

  • financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools;
  • Academic Directors dedicated to each high school class and one-on-one mentors;
  • four-year written commitment specifying performance expectations;
  • college visits, selection and admissions support.

Hollywood Poker Challenge Aug 29-31

This weekend the Hollywood Poker Challenge kicks off its $100,000 guaranteed prize pool main event at the Hollywood Casino in Toledo Ohio.

So far the events and qualifiers leading up to the $1,070 deep stack re-entry main event have been a great success. Ken Lambert at the Hollywood Casino Poker Room has designed an amazing tournament series that culminates this weekend with a multi-day/multi-flight championship. Click here for google maps info

Saturday at 2:15pm players will participate in Day1A of the main event which features a 20,000 chip deep stacked structure. Players can re-enter if they go broke or try their luck again on Day 1B which kicks off on Sunday at 2:15pm.

Players who advance from both flights will re-start day 2 on Monday at 12:15 and play to a champion!

For those who want to win their way into the $1,070 main event...you can do so by participating in either $20 Super Satellites, or $125 Mega Satellites on Friday thru Sunday!

Several local Chicago players including Windy City Poker Championship's Kirk Fallah will be heading out to toledo to play in the $1,070 main event. Kirk is so excited to participate and is confident in his victory that he is going to donate 10% of his winnings to (2) local charities that have participated in Windy City Poker Championship events. He also has decided to buy-in one lucky Windy City Poker Championship player/fan to either the 8-30-14 10:30 am $125 Mega Satellite, or the 8-31-14 10:15am $125 Mega Satellite. The first player who email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the nickname for Pocket Fours according to Kirk Fallah (4-4) will receive a free entry into the $125 Mega Sat of their choice on those two days.

There are a variety of hotel rooms you can stay at while playing in the event. The poker room will discount your hotel room $2 for every live hour of cash you play, or $10 for every tournament over $100 you play in while in Toledo....not too bad! Click here for a list of local hotels ask poker room for details. http://www.hollywoodcasinotoledo.com/Hotels




Player must have a Marquee rewards card and a valid government issued ID to enter or claim any prize. Management may change or cancel any offer or promotion with OCCC approval. Not valid if you participate in the Voluntary Exclusion program. Must be 21 years or older. Offer valid only at Hollywood casino Toledo. Pending OCCC approval - Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-589-9966

The player who wins the $125 entry must provide their own travel to and from the event in addition to paying for their own hotel stay. Depending on resources, the player may ride with others heading to the event on Friday at 6pm in the South Suburbs and split hotel stay with another player. Approximate cost for ride/hotel share will be $30 for gas, and $75-$100 for three nights of hotel stay before tax. Ride back will be Monday afternoon or evening when last remaining Chicago player is eliminated from the Day 2 of the main event. For info call 708-935-2861. This promotion is via Kirk Fallah and Windy City Poker Championship and not by any other company or entity. All rights reserved. Windy City Poker Championship reserves the right to change, alter or, cancel this promotion at any time without notice or reason.


New Windy City Poker Championship Episodes

NEW EPISODES are currently airing weekly on Comcast SportsNet Chicago in prime-time with replays. Every Sunday night @ 8pm catch a new episode of the 2014 Shady Oaks Camp charity poker event.

Episode #1 featured coverage from the $1,000 televised qualifier where 7 players competed for the chance to advance to the second TV event that day. Ron Magers and Gary Carr outlasted 5 other players including Larry Lubliner, Agnes Szymczyk, Dave McDermott Sr. Bill Enright, and Lisa Maloney.

Episode #1 also began the coverage of the $3k TV SNG Championship with 9 players buying in for $3,000 each to compete in a deep stack Sit-&Go.

This SNG featured a 15,000 chip starting stack and 20 minute levels. Each player had a (one-time) re-buy or surrender option before the 5th level for $1,000 for a full stack of 15,000 in chips.

Episode #2 continues the coverage from that $3k SNG table. It also gives you a sneak peak at what is to come in the first ever televised $2/$5/$10 charity poker cash game.

You can catch episode #2 on CSN Chicago (available on all cable and sat providers) on Sunday July 20th at 8pm with a replay on Friday July 25th at 12:30pm

Episode #3 finishes the coverage of the $3k event and begins the coverage of the cash game on Sunday July 27th at 8pm with a replay on Friday August 1st at 2pm.

Episode #4 is all about the $2/$5/$10 game and broadcasts Sunday August 3rd at 8pm with a replay Friday August 8th at 7pm.

If you would like to have a chance to play at the next Televised Windy City Poker Championship. Contact Kirk Fallah for details 708-935-2861 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..