Poker Player Newspaper - June 25, 2013
RENO, NV. — The WPT® Regional Western Poker Challenge™ returns to Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, NV from September 13 through 23, 2013. The tournament series features 28 exciting events, including No-Limit Hold‘em and Pot-Limit Omaha tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $120 to $1,650.
Players can compete for their share of $350,000 in guaranteed prize money over the course of the 28-tournament series, including Event #1, a $340 buy-in No-Limit Hold‘em tournament with a $50,000 guarantee on Friday, September 13. The series ends with the $1,650 No-Limit Hold‘em Main Event on Monday, September 23, featuring a $200,000 guarantee. Each tournament will be held in Atlantis’ distinctive tournament setting, where players can take in dramatic views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountain range and Reno cityscape. Players may buy directly into the Main Event or qualify during a variety of satellite tournaments. A full schedule of events and structure sheets are available at www.atlantiscasino.com/wpt.
Atlantis will offer a complimentary hotel room to players who pre-register for the Main Event online or in person by September 13. In addition, players can book a special hotel rate by calling 800.723.6500 with the offer code SPOKR09.
Smoke-free and open 24 hours, the poker room at Atlantis offers the region's best games, promotions and tournaments in a luxurious AAA Four Diamond resort. Players are sure to enjoy action-packed gaming, tableside dining and a self-service beverage bar. And for players who can’t miss a minute of the action, flat screen TVs are visible from every seat, and only steps away from Atlantis’ world-class Race & Sports Book.
About Atlantis Casino Resort Spa:
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is a world-class AAA Four Diamond resort destination, nestled at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and ideally located in the heart of Reno’s restaurant, shopping and entertainment district. Atlantis is the only resort connected by a Sky Bridge to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, and boasts Reno’s only Concierge Hotel Tower. Atlantis is just minutes away from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, downtown Reno, pristine area golf courses and is a half-hour away from Lake Tahoe. Guests enjoy complimentary airport shuttle service, free valet parking and acres of convenient self-parking. Recognized for luxurious accommodations, eight award-winning restaurants, 10 captivating bars and lounges, a world-class spa and casino-wide action, Atlantis has all the options and amenities to suit your needs. For more information please visit www.atlantiscasino.com or call 800.723.6500. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/atlantiscasinoresortspa or Twitter at @atlantiscasino.
About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online, and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high-stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 11th season which will air on FSN in the United States. Season XII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club that is available in 35 states across the United States. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to WPT.com.