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DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR HEADS TO EUROPE; PARTNERS WITH CASINO BARCELONA, SPAIN’S PREMIER GAMING DESTINATION
DeepStacks Poker Tour Barcelona Challenge
To Be Held September 22-29, 2013
Twitter @LiveDeepStacks, @CasinoBarcelona
Hollywood, CA (January 16, 2013) – DeepStacks Poker Tour celebrates its second season by adding an exciting new international event at Casino Barcelona, Spain’s premier gaming destination.
The DeepStacks Poker Tour features the game’s top pros playing in affordable buy-in tournaments at the best poker rooms and casinos across the globe.
The DeepStacks Poker Tour Barcelona Challenge series will be held September 22-29, 2013. The 7-event series will culminate with a €1,375+125 buy-in Main Event that will be live streamed online via DeepStacks.com, DeepStacks360.com and Casino-Barcelona.com. The event has already drawn commitments from DeepStacks Pros and World Series of Poker champions Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, Mike “The Mouth” Matusow and Tristan “Cre8ive” Wade.
The DeepStacks Poker Tour Barcelona Challenge will be the exclusive European stop on the 2013 international tour. ”From Day 1, we targeted Casino Barcelona to be a main stop on our European tour,” said DeepStacks CEO Chris Torina. “Their experience in running major poker tournaments ensured that the DeepStacks Poker Tour would be very well represented in Spain. We couldn’t be prouder or more excited to add Casino Barcelona to our schedule.”
The winner of the DeepStacks Poker Tour Barcelona Challenge will also earn a seat to the 2013 DSPT World Championship at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. *
“Casino Barcelona is very happy to welcome this new and exciting poker festival in its installations. We are very proud to have the DeepStacks Poker Tour as a European exclusivity and this reinforces us as the Spanish and European leader in poker events. This series of tournaments will be very important for Casino Barcelona and we invite you to discover as well the beautiful city of Barcelona during the best month of the year, September and during the week Barcelona celebrates a whole week of public festivities where gastronomy, culture, art, and much more will be awaiting for you,” said Casino Barcelona Poker Development Manager Enrique Lopez
A complete list of the tournament series and buy-ins, including satellites, will be announced in early 2013.
For the full DeepStacks Poker Tour schedule, please visit www.deepstacks.com.
About DeepStacks Poker Tour:
DeepStacks Poker Tour is a nationally televised international tournament company focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through pro player participation, great structures and quality television and 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 Casino Barcelona: One of Spain’s most prestigious casinos, Casino Barcelona is a recognized European leader in high-level poker events and sets the bar in the Spanish gaming sector. Located steps from the Mediterranean Sea in one of the finest spots in the city—Port Olímpic—beneath the luxury of the five-star Hotel Arts/Ritz Carlton, Casino Barcelona features a large offering of slot machines and a variety of table games, including poker, French and American Roulette, Black Jack and Mini Punto-Banco. Casino Barcelona is a property of Grup Peralada, one of the largest casino operators in Spain and with properties in Argentina and Uruguay as well.
DeepStacks Poker Tour: Justin Simon, Justin@strivecommunications.com
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*Winner must be 21 years of age to participate in the DSPT World Championship at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.