Poker Room at Firekeepers Casino

Firekeepers is home to a 26-table poker room. It is located in Battle Creek, Michigan. Kelley Bailey is the poker room manager.

The Firekeepers poker room is open 24 hours on Saturdays and Sundays. It is open 19 hours Monday through Friday. It is closed from 4am to 9am those days.

The main game at the Firekeepers poker room is no limit Texas hold’em. There are special cash games several days of the week. There are two daily tournaments. Most are no limit Texas hold’em. One is pineapple. The Mid-States Poker Tour stops at Firekeepers.

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Firekeepers poker cash games

The main cash game at the Firekeepers poker room is 1/2 no limit Texas hold’em. The buy-in is $50 to $300. Another common game is 2/5 no limit hold’em. The buy-in there is $200 to $1,000. That game has a match with the tallest stack option. Pot limit Omaha with 1/3 blinds and a $100 to $500 buy-in is also a regular game.

There are some featured game days. Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm is 1/3 pot limit Omaha. Wednesday mornings offer a mixed game of seven card stud hi/lo and Omaha hi/lo. The game is 1/3 pot limit Omaha on Thursday nights. There is a 5/10 Omaha hi/lo game with a half-kill on Saturday mornings.

Firekeepers poker tournaments

Firekeepers is a stop on the Mid-States Poker Tour. Outside MSPT time, there are two daily tournaments. The start times are 12:15pm and 6:15pm. Registration begins two hours before cards go in the air.

Up to two re-entries are permitted in all daily tournaments at Firekeepers. Late registration and re-entry is offered until the end of the first break, which is after level 5. Players must show a photo ID and a Firekeepers Red Hot Rewards Club card to enter a tournament.

Players that place in daily tournaments receive Tournament of Champion points. There are quarterly events for qualifying players, as well as a grand finale at the end of 2022.

The 12:15pm and 6:15pm tournaments are the same on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. It is a $50 no limit Texas hold’em tournament. Players start with 10,000 chips. Levels go up every 15 minutes. This tournament is also dealt at 12:15pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

The Thursday 6:15 tournament is $65 half pot limit Omaha half no limit hold’em. It starts with 12,000 chips. Blinds go up every 20 minutes.

The Friday 6:15pm tournament is a $125 no limit hold’em tournament that includes a $25 bounty. Players start with 12,000 chips. Levels go up every 20 minutes.

The Saturday tournaments are currently satellites into the Mid-States Poker Tour mail event. The big Sunday tournament starts at 12:15pm. It has a $200 buy-in. Players start with 30,000 chips. Blinds increase every 30 minutes.

The Sunday 6:15pm tournament is $50 pineapple. That game is basically a three-card Texas hold’em with players discarding one hole card before the flop. Players start with 10,000 chips. Blinds increase every 15 minutes.

Firekeepers poker promotions

Firekeepers offers several poker promotions. The largest is its bad beat jackpot. There is also a royal flush promotion. This features a progressive jackpot for each suit. Players earn $1 an hour when clocked in with a Red Hot Rewards Club card at a cash game table.

Firekeepers poker rake

Firekeepers rakes 10% up to $5 at cash games. There is also a promotional drop that funds the bad beat jackpot.

Firekeepers poker FAQs

Is the Firekeepers poker room open 24 hours?

Only on Saturdays and Sundays. It closes from 4am to 9am on weekdays.

What cash games are spread at the Firekeepers poker room?

The main games are 1/2 and 2/5 no limit Texas hold’em. There is also an occasional 1/3 pot limit Omaha game.

Does Firekeepers Casino deal poker tournaments?

Yes. There are two poker tournaments daily at Firekeepers. The starting times are 12:15pm and 6:15pm.

Do Firekeepers poker players earn comps?

Yes. Players that are clocked in with a Red Hot Rewards Club card at a cash game earn $1 per hour in comps. 

Last updated: September 2, 2022