|By PR Newswire||
|January 9, 2014 09:16 AM EST||
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of the First Official Tournament Series for the Senior Poker Tour Jan 15th-19th at Horseshoe Casino Tunica, 3 WSOP Circuit entries are added as prizes to the 17 event series. The winner of the $550 SPT Championship will win an entry to the WSOPC Tunica Circuit Main Event (Value $1675) in addition to the prize money of the tournament itself. Additionally, the winners of the SPT $340 Omaha Hi/Lo Championship and $340 HORSE Championship will win entries to the WSOPC Omaha Hi/Lo and the WSOP Circuit HORSE events on January 28th and 29th respectively.
Professional poker player and industry ambassador Dennis Phillips has joined Team SPT and will attend the inaugural event along with Poker Hall Of Fame inductee Tom McEvoy, Pros Susie Isaacs, Marsha Waggoner and Mark Kroon. All will play various events as well as host an autograph meet and greet session. Both Tom and Mark are coming off of recent final table appearances on the Tournament Circuit.
Upcoming SPT series to be held at Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas in April and Atlantis Casino Resort in Reno in August. "We are in talks with several poker rooms around the country and hope to have the added stops published soon," said Lupe Soto, SPT CEO. "Keep checking the SeniorPokerTour.com website for tour dates."
Hal Coblentz, SPT VP also adds, "This tour is like no other for this segment of the market. The poker industry is recognizing the popularity of senior's events and now with the Senior Poker Tour, the response has been incredible. We are excited to be the trendsetter in this portion of the poker world."
There are still a limited number of special hotel room rates available for the Horseshoe Tunica stop. You may call the Poker Room direct 662-357-5608 to make reservations.
Please visit www.SeniorPokerTour.com for more information.
About SPT™: Senior Poker Tour™, LLC is a company engaged in the creation and marketing of tournament events featuring players from around the world 50+ years and over. For upcoming SPT™ news and events, you may log on to www.seniorpokertour.com. SPT™ is an LLC in the state of Nevada. Casinos wishing to be a part of the newest and most promising poker tour on the market today may contact [email protected]
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