Dover, DE, October 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, in association with Poker Pro Championships will host three nationally televised high stakes poker tournaments in the Crown Royal Poker Room in October and November. With millions of dollars in prize pools, the tournaments will draw professional and amateur players from across the country.
Fifteen episodes of high stakes cash games will be aired consisting of top poker professionals and amateurs. Three episodes will be high buy-in final tables and two episodes of a high stakes, heads-up cash game between two world-class poker professionals. Episodes will air nationally on Comcast SportsNet in the first quarter of 2013.
The first event begins with single-table satellites Oct. 26 - 31 and a multi-table satellite on Nov. 1 with a buy in of $375, culminating in no limit hold’em finals on Nov. 2, 3, 4 & 5 with a buy in of $3,500.
The second event begins with single-table satellites on Nov. 6 & 7 and a multi-table satellite on Nov. 8 with a buy in of $375, culminating in no limit hold’em finals on Nov. 9, 10, 11 & 12 with a buy in of $3,500.
The third event begins with single table satellites on Nov. 13 & 14 and a multi-table satellite on Nov. 15 with a buy in of $1,050, culminating in no limit hold’em finals from Nov. 16 through Nov. 19 with a buy in of $10,000.
A heads-up match cash game will be held on Nov. 14 with a $100,000 buy in and a six-handed match on Nov. 15 with a $50,000 buy in.
For times and information on participating in these tournaments, please call 302-857-3275.
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 www.doverdowns.com.