Great American Poker Tournaments

Qualifying Dates

Wednesday, May 17 | 4pm
Wednesday, May 31 | 4pm
Wednesday, June 14 | 4pm

Win a seat in the $300K Daytona Poker Tournament!

Join us for a satellite tournament to win entry into the $300,000 GAPT Tournament in Daytona on July 20-24, 2023.

For poker players, Mardi Gras Casino & Resort is the place to be on three upcoming Wednesday afternoons.

We have a series of Great American Poker Tournaments (GAPT) coming up that are worth your time (and a whole lot more).

  • Wednesday, May 17 at 4pm
  • Wednesday, May 31, at 4pm
  • Wednesday, June 14, at 4pm

Registration opens at the cage one week prior to the scheduled tournament. Entry fee is $150, with $135 going to the prize pool and $15 to admin fee.


Receive another $7,500 for an additional $20 dealer appreciation fee. You'll also receive a voucher for $50 in promo chips at the cage upon registration for each satellite tournament.


Both first and second-place finishers will win a $3,000 Prize Package which includes $570 buy-in to the $300,000 main event in Daytona $2,430 for travel and accommodations

The remainder of the prize pool will be distributed: 3rd place: 50% | 4th place: 30% | 5th place: 20%

In the event less than 35 participants register for a qualifier, Mardi Gras will reserve the right to alter, change or cancel the tournament without prior notice. Options include: Modifying the tournament to a cash tournament using the prize structure detailed in Exhibit A, canceling the tournament and refunding the buy-in and entry fee, players must provide a valid photo identifi cation and have it on them at all times during play and registration, player certificates are transferable, seat transfers do not need to be done through registration, certificate must be signed by authorized casino staff.