Mohegan Sun Teams With One Of The Biggest Names In The Poker Industry

2010-01-06

Mohegan Sun and PokerStars.net announce North American Poker Tour at Mohegan Sun March 27th – April 11th
UNCASVILLE, CT  – Two of the biggest and best names in the poker industry are joining forces: PokerStars.net and Mohegan Sun are pleased to announce the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour at Mohegan Sun Saturday, March 27th through Sunday, April 11th. The Main Event will be taking place April 7th – 11th. Top poker players like Daniel Negreanu and Greg Raymer are expected to participate.
“We are extremely excited and honored to partner with such an amazing brand, PokerStars.net,” said Bruce Dixon, Director of Poker Operations for Mohegan Sun. “The PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour (NAPT) at Mohegan Sun is sure to reinforce the fact that Mohegan Sun is committed to providing our customers with exciting services and tournaments and is a leader within the poker industry.”
Satellite tournaments to the NAPT Main Event will be held in the poker room starting January 11th until the start of the tournament. $200.00 satellites will run every Sunday, Tuesday and Saturday, as well as on Monday, January 18th and Monday, February 15th.   One in thirty will advance.
In addition, Mohegan Sun will also be hosting $300.00 satellite tournaments during that same time period. Those events will be held every Saturday and Sunday, as well as at 6:00pm on January 18th and February 15th. One in twenty will advance.
Registration for NAPT will begin Monday, February 15th in the poker room. Registration will be available 24 hours a day until the start of the event. Poker players are also reminded that they can now use their Player’s Club points to buy-in to tournaments at a value of two points per $1.00.
For a complete schedule of qualifying rounds, as well as tournament information, visit mohegansun.com or napt.com.
About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 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. 
About PokerStars.net
PokerStars.net is the world’s largest poker site with more than 31 million members around the world. It’s the first choice of the world’s top players with more daily tournaments than anywhere else with the best security online. More hands have been dealt on PokerStars.net than any other site.
PokerStars.net operates worldwide under the license from the Isle of Man Government, UK.
PokerStars.net regularly sets the bar high, staging some of the biggest online and live poker tournaments in the world:
* The European Poker Tour attracts many of the best players worldwide and currently generates the biggest prize pool of any poker tour
* The PokerStars.net Caribbean Adventure (PCA) staged on the shores of Paradise Island in the Bahamas is the largest and richest tournament in the world outside the United States.
*The Latin American Poker Tour unites many of the best players in Latin and South America
 *The Asia Pacific Poker Tour does the same across Asia and the Pacific
PokerStars.net is also home to an elite team of sponsored players– a group of established and up and coming players that travel the world competing in international tournaments. For a full list visit http://www.pokerstars.net/team-pokerstars/