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Mohegan Sun To Host The 2013 DeepStacks Poker Tour World Championship

Monday, November 4th, 2013

The televised event will feature a total $650,000 series guarantee

WHAT: The DeepStacks Poker Tour returns to Mohegan Sun for the 2013 DeepStacks World Championship, a week-long event featuring a $650,000 series guarantee that culminates in a televised final table on Monday, November 25th.

WHEN/WHERE: Monday, November 18th – Monday, November 25th – starting at 11:00am each day
Mohegan Sun’s Poker Room in Casino of the Wind

Televised event Monday, November 25th at 2:00pm
The Cabaret Theatre at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The DeepStacks Poker Tour brings the action back to the felt for their return to Mohegan Sun’s Poker Room in Casino of the Wind. The DeepStacks Poker Tour World Championship is set to kick off Monday, November 18th, with a guaranteed prize pool of $650,000 up for grabs throughout the eight day event. The tournament includes both affordable buy-in tournaments as well as a four-day World Championship final event featuring the game’s top pros. Deepstacks will run 11:00am tournaments every day, from Monday, November 18th through Sunday, November 24th, with additional 6:00pm tournaments November 18th-20th, 2:00pm, 4:00pm and 6:00pm tournaments Thursday , November 21st and a 2:00pm tournament Friday, November 22nd. The televised final table Championship event will be held in The Cabaret Theatre at Mohegan Sun at 2:00pm on Monday, November 25th.

Visit the Mohegan Sun Poker website or DeepStacks.com for more details, including registration information and dates, times and buy-in information for all eight days of the event. Mohegan Sun also offers special hotel rates for registered DeepStacks players.

ABOUT DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR
The DeepStacks Poker Tour is a domestic and international tournament series focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through our televised events, pro player participation, great structures and unique 360 and RFID live stream programming. 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 US poker tour partner of Mohegan Sun with two annual events per year, including the televised DSPT World Championship in November. For more information, visit www.DeepStacks.com.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.  Connect with us on Facebook, like us on Pinterest, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun’s Summer Showdown Poker Tournament Featuring A $235,000 Prize Pool

Monday, July 8th, 2013

WHAT:  Mohegan Sun’s Summer Showdown offers poker enthusiasts five days of tournaments with a guaranteed prize pool of $235,000.

WHEN/WHERE:  Wednesday, July 31st – Sunday, August 4th in the Mohegan Sun Poker Room in Casino of the Wind

11:00am each day with additional 6:00pm tournaments Wednesday, July 31st; Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd

IN DETAIL:  Hot Summer Fun has officially kicked off at Mohegan Sun, and in the Poker Room, that means great prizes and the biggest tournament of the season. The Summer Showdown is set to begin Wednesday, July 31st, with a guaranteed prize pool of $235,000 up for grabs throughout the five day event. Mohegan Sun’s Summer Showdown, the hottest poker tournament in Connecticut, runs 11:00am tournaments every day, from Wednesday, July 31st through Sunday, August 5th, with additional 6:00pm tournaments on Wednesday, July 31st; Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd.

Mohegan Sun also offers special hotel rates for registered Summer Showdown players.

Additionally, all summer long, the Mohegan Sun Poker Room is home to exciting daily tournaments and Splash the Pot promotions offering a chance to win great prizes including a 2013 Yamaha YZF-R1 motorcycle. Visit the Mohegan Sun Poker website for more details, including dates and times for tournaments and daily Splash the Pot promotions.

Visit Mohegan Sun all summer long for even more Hot Summer Fun.

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.  Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR TEAMS UP WITH MOHEGAN SUN ON MULTI-YEAR DEAL

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

DeepStacks Poker Tour Mohegan Sun National Championship To Be Held December 1-3, 2012

Twitter: @LiveDeepStacks                                                                                 Facebook.com/DeepStacksLive

DeepStacks Poker Tour, the North American poker series featuring the game’s top pros playing in affordable buy-in tournaments, has partnered with the East Coast’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, Mohegan Sun, to deliver a series of championship poker events.

Under this deal, the DEEPSTACKS POKER TOUR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AT MOHEGAN SUN will be held December 1-3, 2012. The $2500 buy-in event features a $500,000 guarantee and has already drawn commitments from DeepStacks Pros and World Series of Poker champions Mike “The Mouth” Matusow and Michael “The Grinder” Mizrachi, as well as WPT Champions Randal “RandAllIn” Flowers and Justin “Boosted J” Smith.

The DeepStacks Poker Tour Mohegan Sun National Championship will be the final tournament of the 11-day series at Mohegan Sun, running from Nov. 23 – Dec. 3, featuring 32 events The final table will be televised regionally, with announcer Joe Stapleton alongside analyst and WSOP bracelet winner Tristan “Cre8ive” Wade.

The winner of each DeepStacks Poker Tour event earns a seat to the DSPT National Championship at Mohegan Sun.

“Having one of the most respected brands in the world as our national casino partner is truly an honor,” said DeepStacks CEO Chris Torina. “Mohegan Sun is one of the world’s premier resort and gaming destinations. We couldn’t be happier to join forces with such a great casino.”

“DeepStacks’ vision to be the industry’s premier poker source aligns perfectly with our established reputation as the premier entertainment and gaming destination,” said Ray Pineault, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mohegan Sun. “This partnership will provide players with the most exciting and challenging poker schedule and tournaments available in the industry. We look forward to hosting our first DeepStacks championship event with some of the premier poker players in the world this fall.”

DSPT returns to Mohegan Sun in early 2013 to kick off Season 2 with another great event and prizepool guarantee.

“Beginning and ending DeepStacks Poker Tour each year at Mohegan Sun ensures a first class experience for the players,” said Torina.

For the full DeepStacks Poker Tour schedule, please visit www.deepstacks.com.

About DeepStacks Poker Tour:

DeepStacks Poker Tour is a domestic and international tournament circuit focused on increasing player fields and prize pools through pro player participation and quality television programming. Integrated with the industry’s premier poker brand, 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. For more information visit www.DeepStacks.com.

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

DeepStacks Poker Tour: Justin Simon, Justin@strivecommunications.com

Mohegan Sun: Cathy Soper, csoper@mohegansun.com