The Big Easy Poker Room at Mardi Gras Casino has some changes in July: There will still be $500 high hands from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and now it's also 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

·Also new: when the high hand ends on Friday, Saturday and Sunday Mardi Gras' Instant win  promotion takes over. So from 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m.- 4 a.m. on Sundays it's $50 for a full house 10s full or better, $100 for quads, $250 for a straight flush and $500 for a royal flush.

  The Instant Win promo is also in effect open to close Monday – Thursday (10 a.m.- 4 a.m.). There is no full house qualifier Mondas through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon and the straight flush doubles to $500 for any straight flush in speed no-limit or $3-$6 limit or higher.


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 There are also four $1,500 guarante freeroll events: Texas Hold 'em at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Pot-Limit Omaha on Wednesdays and a Shootout format on Sundays.

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