Canterbury Park Poker Room Reopening - Time Charge on 40/80 plus

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So just got this e-mail from canterbury park. Sounds like six-handed games with acrylic dividers for now.

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They have never done "time charge" in this room before and I am shocked they are going for $10/half hour. Is that normal for other places that take a time charge. I have heard of 7-8 dollars per half hour before.
 

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So just got this e-mail from canterbury park. Sounds like six-handed games with acrylic dividers for now.

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They have never done "time charge" in this room before and I am shocked they are going for $10/half hour. Is that normal for other places that take a time charge. I have heard of 7-8 dollars per half hour before.
$7 per half is pretty common but if it’s 6-handed instead of 8 or 9 then that works out to roughly the same revenue per table.
 

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4 hours of play equals one big bet? When you think of it like that, that's pretty good still.
 

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Most places will give reduced time when shorthanded just to keep tables going, but when your starting shorthand under these circumstances it makes sense. Lowest time I've paid is $1/half hour but that was 5am playing 3 handed. Full ring is the Borgata at $5/half hour at the 2/5 game. Tunica's $5/T NL that I play is $7/half hour. Plus usually the higher the stakes its common practice to have a higher time charge. Either way its only $20/hr or 0.25BB/hr which is way better than paying $5-7/hand, especially when your playing short handed and can get more hands in per hour.
 

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Some places charge more as well as the stakes go up. Pretty sure the time charge for Live at the Bike big game is like $15/per down.
 
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