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    World Poker Tour Regional Event Returns to Atlantis

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    Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and World Poker Tour® are pleased to bring the second annual WPT® Regional Western Poker Challenge™ to Reno from September 14-24, 2012.


    The WPT® Regional Western Poker Challenge will be held in Atlantis’ distinctive tournament setting, where players can take in dramatic views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada Mountains and cityscape. The preliminary tournaments begin on September 14th and offer players a wide variety of deep-stack events, including No-Limit Hold’em, Omaha, and mixed game events.


    Players have a chance to compete for $200,000 in guaranteed prize money over the course of the 10 day series. Series highlights include a $340 NLHE event with a $30,000 guarantee on Friday, September 14th and the $1,650 NLHE Championship Event with a $150,000 guarantee on Saturday, September 22nd.


    ‘World Poker Tour is pleased to return to Reno for the Western Poker Challenge,” said Adam Pliska, president of WPT. “With its great selection of tournaments and excellent customer services, the Atlantis epitomizes what players can expect when they sign-up for a WPT experience.”


    Players who pre-register for the $1,650 Championship Event online by September 9th, or in person by September 16th, will receive a free hotel night stay at Atlantis during the tournament.

    Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is located on the strip at the corner of South Virginia and Peckham Lane, in the heart of Reno's new shopping and dining district. Atlantis offers a variety of exceptional dining choices, world-class casino action, live entertainment, complimentary valet service and acres of free self-parking.

    Visit for information on events, tournaments, dining specials, online reservations and more. For more information call 775.825.4700 or toll-free at 800.723.6500.

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