The Ladies International Poker Series, popularly known as LIPS, is having a tournament in South America for the first time. In this endeavor it has partnered with Pro Poker Challenge of America. The venue is the Casino Atlantic City in the city of Miraflores in Peru.
The tournament started with a Mega Satellite on Aug. 23. The winners that event will get free entry to all the subsequent events. The events run from August 25 to September 1, with the main event starting on August 31. The main event is the $1,080 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em championship. Linda Johnson and Jan Fisher will participate as featured guests. They will also offer a poker strategy seminar for other participants.
Peruvian law permits playing of poker only between 6 pm and 6 am. Therefore all games are only night games. Those who do not want to make up their sleep during the daytime can take in the beautiful sights of Peru including the famous mountain Machu Picchu.