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MSPT Visits Ohio for First Time w $1,100 Main Event at JACK Cleveland Casino Jan. 20 28


The MSPT is excited to announce JACK Cleveland Casino as the newest stop for our upcoming ninth season!

From January 20-28, the MSPT will be at the beautiful downtown Cleveland casino for the first $1,100 Main Event of the season. A series of satellites will feed into the MSPT JACK Cleveland Main Event, which will feature a $200,000 guarantee, be live reported in the MSPT Blog, and offer three starting flights from January 25-28.

Day 1A will kick off at Noon local time on Thursday, January 25. Flights 1B and 1C will then be held at the same time on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27 respectively. The surviving players from each flight will then return at 11 a.m. on Sunday, January 28 to play down to a winner.

Click here for a look at the full schedule including satellites.

Click here for hotel rates as low as $99 per night.

The MSPT, which is wrapping up its eighth season, has established itself as one of the country’s premiere poker tours. In 2017 alone, the MSPT set half a dozen state records, offered a tour-high $3.2 million prize pool, and catered to more than 30,000 players. To date, the tour has hosted 114 – $1,100 buy-in Main Events and 21 - $350 buy-in Regional Events.

As for the JACK Cleveland Casino property, which is open 24/7 and requires players be 21+ to play, is a 300,000-square-foot complex – 96,000 square feet are dedicated to gaming including slot machines, table games, and poker – the property is located inside the historic Higbee Building on Public Square, which is adjacent to the city’s entertainment district.

The casino, which is within minutes of Quicken Loans Arena, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and FirstEnergy Stadium, offers 1,600 slots with denominations from 1 cent all the way up to $500 per spin, as well as nearly 100 table games including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, and several poker variants. In addition, poker players can grind it out in the 30-table poker room, which hosts games (hold’em, Omaha, 7-Card Stud, and Razz are all offered) around the clock.

JACK Cleveland Casino also has you covered for parking as players may either valet or self-park at the casinos dedicated 1,300-space parking structure located at the corner of Ontario and Prospect streets. K Level card holders park for free, while other ClubJACK members park free based on rated play.

While you’re at JACK Cleveland, you can choose from several dining options including a buffet restaurant, three quick-serve food outlets, and three feature bars. In addition, Boston-based burger-chain, Wahlburgers, is located in retail space adjacent to the casino parking structure.

Speaking of those three casino bars, they all offer premium spirits, cocktails, beers and wines. Additionally, Rock Bar & Lounge offers 35 flat-screen TVs and the area’s only electronic table games.

In its first three years, JACK Cleveland Casino welcomed more than 13 million guests, booked nearly 100,000 room nights at partner hotels, and redeemed more than $4.4 million in meals at partner restaurants. It has truly established itself as one of the Midwest’s premiere gaming destinations, and we’re excited for the MSPT’s first-ever visit to Ohio!

About JACK Entertainment

JACK Entertainment is a Midwest-based urban gaming company focused on the development and operation of gaming facilities that are designed to maximize connectivity and economic impact in the local areas where they reside. Dan Gilbert, chairman of JACK Entertainment, is also majority owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and AHL’s Cleveland Monsters, and chairman and founder of Quicken Loans Inc. Nearly 5,000 Ohioans are employed through Gilbert’s business interests.

JACK Entertainment also owns JACK Cincinnati Casino, Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, JACK Thistledown Racino, a thoroughbred racetrack with video lottery terminals in North Randall, Ohio, and Turfway Park, a premier thoroughbred horse racing track located in northern Kentucky.


Must be 21 or older to gamble.