WICHITA — For a city that doesn’t allow traditional card gambling, Wichita certainly has a lot of poker playing going on.
Flop, a new poker room, is opening at Kellogg Crossing near Kellogg and Tyler early next month.
“As soon as I get my liquor license,” says Chad Inslee, who is opening the business with Chris Theis.
They’ll offer free Texas hold ’em tournaments from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily except for Sundays.
On Sundays, hours are from noon to midnight, and there will be washerboard tournaments for money.
“It’s a big college game,” Inslee says.
Players try to throw washers into a ring on a board.
“It’s a game of skill,” Inslee says of how he can offer the game for money.
There will be prizes for the poker games, including a trip to Vegas for the 7:30 p.m. nightly game.
“We’re just going to be selling beer to make our money,” Inslee says.
There will be a full bar and some finger food.
Flop, which is named for a Texas hold ’em term and for flopping washers, has 5,800 square feet.
Inslee hopes to be open by Oct. 9.