Hallandale Beach, FL, March 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Once again, yesterday’s Florida Million Poker Tournament 'Day One' event was a huge success at The Big Easy Poker Room located in Mardi Gras Casino. “The tremendous response over these past three weeks undoubtedly warrants a fourth 'Day One' event,” said Wil Herrera Director of Poker Operations at Mardi Gras Casino’s Big Easy Poker Room. “Aside from the popularity of these events, the current prize pool is over $750,000. In order to reach and hopefully surpass the million dollar prize, The Big Easy Poker Room will host a final 'Day One' event on Sunday, March 28, at noon.”
Tickets for the March 28th event are now on sale and the Big Easy Poker Room continues to host daily satellites.
Florida Million Poker Tournament is a unique tournament that will feature the largest overall player pool and the largest prize pool that Florida poker players have ever experienced. The Big Easy Poker Room is the only Miami-Dade/Broward location for 'Day One' events (150 players each) set for Sunday, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2010, at 12:00 p.m. The top 10% of each 'Day One' event will advance to the finals scheduled for April 10, 2010 at the inaugural host location, Derby Lane in St. Petersburg.
The Big Easy Poker Room is open 24-hours a day and hosts 30 action packed tables featuring Texas Hold'em, Omaha & Omaha Hi-Lo, and 7 Card Stud with Bad Beat Jackpots and Royal Jackpots. High Hand promotions are offered daily, The Deep Stack Tournament is held every Thursday, and once a month, the Big Easy Poker room hosts an official Ante Up Poker Tour event. Additional upgrades to the room include a private entrance with easy access to the Poker Players parking area, video poker bar tops, and Louie’s Lounge, a full service bar and restaurant dedicated to the Poker Room. As part of the redesign, the Bravo System was installed on all poker tables and new Shuffle Master Automatic Shufflers are being utilized on a majority of the tables. For more information, please call 954-924-3200 ext. 3167.
Mardi Gras Casino is located at 831 North Federal Highway on the corner of US-1 and Pembroke Road. The casino offers over 70,000 square feet of casino excitement featuring 1,300 Las Vegas-style slot machines including new linked Progressive slots, video roulette, and virtual blackjack; 24-hour action packed poker; simulcast and greyhound racing; and various dining options. For more information, call 954-924-3200.