|When:||Back to Calendar November 23, 2012 – December 4, 2012 (all-day)||Where:||Mohegan Sun
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DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR TEAMS UP WITH MOHEGAN SUN ON MULTI-YEAR DEAL
DeepStacks Poker Tour Mohegan Sun National Championship
To Be Held December 1-3, 2012
Hollywood, CA (May 10, 2012) – DeepStacks Poker Tour, the North American poker series featuring the game’s top pros playing in affordable buy-in tournaments, has partnered with the East Coast’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, Mohegan Sun, to deliver a series of championship poker events.
Under this deal, the DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT MOHEGAN SUN will be held December 1-3, 2012. The $2500 buy-in event features a $500,000 guarantee and has already drawn commitments from DeepStacks Pros and World Series of Poker champions Mike “The Mouth” Matusow and Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, as well as WPT Champions Randal “RandAllIn” Flowers and Justin “Boosted J” Smith.
The DeepStacks Poker Tour Mohegan Sun National Championship will be the final tournament of the 11-day series at Mohegan Sun, running from Nov. 23 – Dec. 3, featuring 32 events The final table will be televised regionally, with announcer Joe Stapleton alongside analyst and WSOP bracelet winner Tristan “Cre8ive” Wade.
The winner of each DeepStacks Poker Tour event earns a seat to the DSPT National Championship at Mohegan Sun.
“Having one of the most respected brands in the world as our national casino partner is truly an honor,” said DeepStacks CEO Chris Torina. “Mohegan Sun is one of the world’s premier resort and gaming destinations. We couldn’t be happier to join forces with such a great casino.”
“DeepStacks’ vision to be the industry’s premier poker source aligns perfectly with our established reputation as the premier entertainment and gaming destination,” said Ray Pineault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mohegan Sun. “This partnership will provide players with the most exciting and challenging poker schedule and tournaments available in the industry. We look forward to hosting our first DeepStacks championship event with some of the premier poker players in the world this fall.”
DSPT returns to Mohegan Sun in early 2013 to kick off Season 2 with another great event and prizepool guarantee.
“Beginning and ending DeepStacks Poker Tour each year at Mohegan Sun ensures a first class experience for the players,” said Torina.
About DeepStacks Poker Tour:
DeepStacks Poker Tour is a domestic and international tournament circuit focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through pro player participation and quality television programming. Integrated with the industry’s premier poker brand, the Tour is designed to reach a mainstream demographic, utilizing its strong casino partnerships and comprehensive marketing campaigns to fuel the growth of its tournaments. For more information visit www.DeepStacks.com.
About Mohegan Sun:
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.