MOHEGAN SUN AND POKERSTARS.NET ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN POKER TOUR SCHEDULE

2010-02-18

Mohegan Sun and PokerStars.net announce North American Poker Tour Schedule March 27th – April 13th

 The stars are aligned for March and April as prominent poker forces PokerStars.net and Mohegan Sun present the third leg of the North American Poker Tour. This inaugural event to Mohegan Sun, with 38 poker events over 16 days, will feature a $5,000 buy-in Main Event and a $10,000 buy-in Bounty Shootout event, both of which will be produced for future broadcast on ESPN2 and will be hosted by Joanna Krupa of Dancing with the Stars. The events are scheduled to occur from Saturday, March 27th through Tuesday, April 13th, with the Main Event taking place April 7th – 11th. Top poker players like Daniel Negreanu and Greg Raymer are expected to participate as well as players from Connecticut, across the U.S.A. and around the world.

Multi-step satellite qualifying tournaments to the NAPT Main Event are currently underway in the Mohegan Sun Poker Room until the start of the tournament. Both $230.00 “Step 1” satellites and $1,050 “Step 2” satellites are scheduled daily to make participation in the Main Event accessible to players at a wide range of buy-in levels.
Visit mohegansun.com/poker for additional details. One-in-five will advance from the “Step 1” satellites to “Step 2.” One-in-five will advance from “Step 2” to the $5,000 buy-in North American Poker Tour Main Event.
Registration for all events is now available, both in the Poker Room and online at Ptseats.com. Registration will be available 24 hours a day until the start of each event. Poker players are also reminded that they can now use their Player’s Club points to buy into tournaments at a value of two points per $1.00.
For more information about the NAPT, visit www.napt.com. For information about Mohegan Sun, including gaming, hotel and entertainment facilities, visit mohegansun.com. And to secure your seats to events in advance, visit www.ptseats.com.
The schedule is as follows:

  • Event 1: March 27th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em  “Deep Stack” $550.00 + $50.00 
  • Event 2: March 27th at 5:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 1 Super Satellite to Step 2 NAPT Main Event Super” $210.00 + $20.00
  • Event 3: March 28th at 10:00am, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Shootout” Flight A $170.00 + $30.00
  • Event 3: March 28th at 1:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Shootout” Flight B $170.00 + $30.00
  • Event 3: March 28th at 4:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Shootout” Finals
  • Event 4: March 28th at 5:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event 5: March 29th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em $360.00 + $40.00
  • Event 6: March 29th at 5:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “200+100+40 Bounty
  • Event 7: March 29th at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em Step 1 Super Satellite to Step 2 NAPT Main Event Super” $210.00 + $20.00
  • Event 8: March 30th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Re-Entry (Unlimited through Level 3)” $270.00 + $30.00
  • Event 9: March 30th at 5:00pm, Omaha 8 or Better $270.00 + $30.00
  • Event 10: March 30th at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 1 Super Satellite to Step 2 NAPT Main Event Super” $210.00 + $20.00
  • Event 11: March 31st at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Re-Entry” (Limit 1 Re-Entry) $360.00 + $40.00
  • Event 12: March 31st at 5:00pm, Seven Card Stud “Hi Only” $270.00 + $30.00
  • Event 13: March 31st at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 1 Super Satellite to Step 2 NAPT Main Event Super” $210.00 + $20.00
  • Event 14: April 1st at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “$260+$200+$40 Bounty
  • Event 15: April 1st at 5:00pm, “Pot Limit Omaha Hi” $270.00 + $30.00
  • Event 16: April 1st at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event 17: April 2nd at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Deep Stack” Day 1 $920.00 + $80.00
  • Event 18: April 2nd at 5:00pm, H.O.S.E. $270.00 + $30.00
  • Event 19: April 2nd at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event  20: April 3rd at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Survivor (1 in 10 wins $3,000)” $300.00 + $40.00
  • Event  21: April 3rd at 4:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 1 Super Satellite to Step 2 NAPT Main Event Super” $210.00 + $20.00
  • Event  22: April 3rd at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event  23: April 5th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Re-Load” $300.00 + $40.00
  • Event  24: April 5th at 5:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “$100+$100+$30 Bounty Turbo Event”
  • Event  25: April 5th at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event  26: April 6th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “$400+$200+$50 PokerStars Bounty Hunter”
  • Event  27: April 6th at 3:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Super Satellite to Main Event” $500.00 + $30.00
  • Event  28: April 6th at 7:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Step 2 Super Satellite to NAPT Main Event” $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event  29: April 7th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Main Event” Day 1 $4,700 + $300.00 (Main Event will run through April 11th)
  • Event  30: April 7th at 6:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Turbo” $200.00 + $30.00
  • Event  31: April 8th at 4:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em Day 1 $2,000 + $150.00
  • Event  32: April 8th at 6:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Turbo” $200.00 + $30.00
  • Event  33: April 9th at 2:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “$200,000 Guarantee” Day 1 $1,000 + $100.00
  • Event  34: April 10th at 11:00am, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Ladies Only” $300.00 + $30.00
  • Event  35: April 10th at 6:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Re-Entry- Super Satellite to $10,000 Bounty Shootout” (Event 36) $1,000 + $50.00
  • Event  36: April 11th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Bounty Shootout” Day 1 $10,000 + $300.00 (Day 2 will be held on April 12th)
  • Event  37: April 11th at 12:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em  $500.00 + $50.00
  • Event  38: April 11th at 4:00pm, No Limit Hold ‘Em “Super Satellite NAPT #4” $500.00 + $30.00

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 www.pokerstars.net:
PokerStars.net is the world’s largest poker site with more than 32 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/.