Delaware Poker Championship with $25,000 Guarantee Sept. 10 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Dover, DE, September 08, 2011 --( The inaugural Delaware Poker Championship will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Crown Royal Poker Room at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Registration begins at 8 a.m. A minimum $25,000.00 in prize money is guaranteed, and the winner will receive the coveted 2011 Delaware Poker Champion bracelet.

Players may buy in to the main event for $560 or use earned vouchers to receive 15,000 in chips, an increase of the previously stated 10,000 chips. Games for the main event on Sept. 10 are 30 minute levels. No add-ons or rebuys will be available for the Championship. Payouts are based on a sliding scale percentage.

On Friday, Sept. 9 a single table satellite event will be held 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The buy in is $71 for 1500 chips. One seat will be awarded for each table and games will run at 15 minute levels. The super satellite event at 8 p.m. will have 20 minute level games and the buy in is $75 for 6000 chips. One person in ten will be awarded a seat to the Championship. For more details and information call 302-857-CARD or visit the Crown Royal Poker Room for official rules and regulations on the tournament.


Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. Gaming operations consist of approximately 2,600 slots and a full complement of table games including poker. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites and amenities including a full-service spa/salon, concert hall and 35,000 sq. ft. of multi-use event space. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April, and horse racing is simulcast year-round. Professional football parlay betting is accepted during the season. Additional property amenities include multiple restaurants from fine dining to casual fare, bars/lounges and retail shops. For more information, please visit
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