**Official Media Release**
DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR & MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS PARTNER FOR
THE 2013 NORTHEAST PA POKER OPEN
Nine-Day Poker Series
Takes Place April 6-14, 2013
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Hollywood, CA (November 15, 2012) – DeepStacks Poker Tour, the new and exciting international poker series featuring the game’s top pros playing in affordable buy-in tournaments and Northeast Pennsylvania’s premier gaming destination, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, have partnered for the 2013 Northeast Pennsylvania Poker Open.
Subject to DeepStacks licensing and tournament approval by the PGCB, the DeepStacks Poker Tour Northeast Pennsylvania Poker Open series will be held April 6-14, 2013. The 9-day series will feature a $1,100 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed Main Event and will be live streamed online via DeepStacks.com, DeepStacks360.com and mohegansunpocono.com. The event has already drawn commitments from DeepStacks Pros and World Series of Poker champions Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi and Tristan “Cre8Ive” Wade and fellow DeepStacks Pro Jennifer “Jennicide” Leigh.
The DeepStacks Poker Tour Northeast Pennsylvania Poker Open will be the region’s exclusive stop on the 2013 international tour. “Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has been a focus of ours since we joined forces with their Connecticut property earlier this year,” said DeepStacks CEO Chris Torina. “They are the premier gaming destination in that region and bringing the DeepStacks Poker Tour there will only add more excitement to their world-class casino.”
The winner of the DeepStacks Poker Tour Northeast PA Poker Open will earn a seat to the $2500 buy-in, $500,000 Guarantee 2013 DSPT World Championship at Mohegan Sun.
“We are excited to be partnering with DeepStacks on the Northeast PA Poker Open this coming April,” said Jeff Walker, Vice President of Table Games for Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. “Our sister property, Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, has an established relationship with DeepStacks so we have seen the energy they have brought and are excited to be able to share that with our customers here in Pennsylvania.
For the full DeepStacks Poker Tour schedule, please visit www.deepstacks.com.
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About DeepStacks Poker Tour:
DeepStacks Poker Tour is a nationally televised international tournament series focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through pro player participation, great structures and quality television and 360 degree live stream programming. Integrated with the industry’s premier poker brand, DeepStacks; 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. DeepStacks Poker Tour is the exclusive poker tour partner of Mohegan Sun. For more information, visit www.DeepStacks.com
About Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is currently home to 55,000 square feet of gaming space including over 82 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.win.inpa (1.888.946.4672) or visiting mohegansunpocono.com.
DeepStacks Poker Tour: Justin Simon, Justin@strivecommunications.com