Delaware Poker Championship II Guarantee Doubled to $50,000 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

Dover, DE, July 11, 2012 --( The Delaware Poker Championship® II guaranteed prize pool has been raised from $25,000 to $50,000 cash for the main event to be held on Sept. 8. Four seats will be given away on Aug. 5 and Sept. 2, with drawings held at 1, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Entries for seat drawings are earned for every three-hour session completed in the preceding month.

On Friday, Aug. 31, a $10,000 guarantee tournament will be held with the winner receiving a seat to the Championship in addition to the night’s prize pool. Single table satellites will be available from 9 a.m. until midnight on the day before the main event. The entry fee for a single table satellite is $60.

The Delaware Poker Championship II main event will take place at noon on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. The buy in is $450 for 20,000 chips. Games are at 30-minutes levels; no add-ons or rebuys. Players who won a seat via single table satellites beginning Aug. 26 and from the seat giveaways, or who have bought in, may participate in the Championship.

For more information on any poker tournament, promotion, giveaway or event, visit or call the Crown Royal Poker Room at 302-857-CARD.

About Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
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 2,500 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 41,500 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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