Running Aces Poker Tournaments

Best Structured Tournaments Anywhere

Get ready to raise the stakes and try your luck at Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack! Located just 20 minutes North of 694, Running Aces’ smoke-free casino offers daily poker tournaments and game events for beginner to advanced level players! We’ve got all the action and excitement you need to try your hand and test your skills for the ultimate showdown.

Whether you’re a newcomer or regular, you’re sure to find a table to your liking in our fun, fast-paced poker room. Perfect for avid poker players, couples, or friends looking for a little fun and excitement to help break up the work week, Running Aces’ poker room is your destination for daily promos, cash giveaways, jackpots, and poker tournaments.

Upcoming Minnesota Poker Tournaments

Offering a poker tournament every day of the week, our buy-ins range from $30-$150 and feature optional or unlimited add-ons, 15-20-minute blinds, free rolls, and more—depending on the tournament. Browse our weekly poker tournament calendar to play your hand at Texas Hold’em, Omaha, or Mississippi Stud—among other classics and new favorites.


2019 Poker Event Schedule

If you’re looking for a higher cash in, our exclusive poker events offer guaranteed prize pools up to $100,000! Check out our monthly poker events calendar to plan your next visit to Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack. Download 2019 Event Flyer


Watch Live Poker Tournaments

Never miss a hand.  Watch our featured tournaments and cash games streaming LIVE as they happen at Running Aces!


Poker Tournament Player of the Week

Accumulate points all week with entries and final table finishes. Top 4 in points paid weekly!

Points awarded 1 of 3 ways:

  • 1 Point per Tournament Entry
  • Make a Final Table: 1st = 10 Points, 2nd = 9 Points, 3rd = 8 Points, 4th = 7 Points, 5th = 6 Points, 6th-10th = 5 Points
  • 1 Bonus Point for $61-$100 Buy-in Final Table
    2 Bonus Points for $101-$200 Buy-in Final Table

1st-4th Place in points paid $5 per point primarily in tournament lammers.
Daily Tournaments are subject to change during special events.  See calendar for up-to-date scheduling.


Rec Poker Podcast

Running Aces is excited to be the official sponsor of the Rec Poker Podcast, Steve Fredlund's weekly series, featuring interviews and strategic info to help recreational players improve their game!


FAQs About Minnesota Poker Tournaments

Q: Does the Poker Tournament Room offer food and beverages?
A: Yes, all participants at our poker tables can enjoy first-class tableside dining and bar service!

Q: When Do You Offer Free Roll Poker Tournaments?
A: Every Monday night, you have the option of participating in our free roll tournaments. 

Q: How Many Poker Tournaments Do You Offer?
A: Enjoy a poker tournament 7 days a week, starting at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.—with an extra slot at 1 p.m. on Sundays (double stack w/ $20k in chips).

Q: How Do I Win Player of the Week?
A: For your chance to win poker tournament player of the week, you must accumulate points all week long with entries and final table finishes. Top 4 players paid weekly! To learn more, see above.

Q: Do You Offer Any Club Memberships?
A: Yes, you have the option of enrolling in our free Running Aces Rewards Players Club, which includes a full deck of valuable perks and benefits to enjoy each visit. Every time you use your club card on card games like poker or Blackjack, earn comp points that are redeemable for cash, chips, food, or merchandise.


Visit Running Aces Today

Remember that daily poker tournaments are subject to change during featured tournament events. To make sure you don’t miss your favorite games, check out daily porker tournaments calendar for up-to-date scheduling.