FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 2/14/2013
Spring Break Poker Classic Returns to Beau Rivage March 21-31
March Tournament Kicks of MGM Resorts’ Mississippi Annual Poker Series
BILOXI, Miss - Poker action returns to MGM Resorts International’s Beau Rivage in Biloxi with the Spring Break Poker Classic March 21 – March 31. The tournament features 14 events with buy-ins ranging from $100 up to $1,000. There will also be nightly No-Limit Hold’em tournaments at 7:00 p.m. March 21 – 30 with $80 + $20 entry. Single table satellites with buy-ins ranging from $80 - $360 will be held daily. Event 1 No Limit Hold’em will kick off with at $100,000 guaranteed prize pool with an entry fee of $300 + $40 March 22-24, 2013.
“The Spring Break Poker Classic is the first tournament in our series of six major poker events we host at our MGM Resort International’s Mississippi resorts each year. The series begins at Beau Rivage and tournaments alternate with Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica with three tournaments being held at each property,” said George P. Corchis, Jr., President and Chief Operating Officer of MGM Resorts International’s Regional Operations.
Spring Break Poker Classic registration begins at 6 p.m. on March 21 and will be open from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. Room rates for players participating in the Spring Break Poker Classic are $59 Sunday - Thursday and $99 Friday and Saturday. For room reservations, please call 1.888.567.6667 or for more information, call 228.386.7092. Blind structures and other details can be found on-line at www.beaurivage.com or www.beaupoker.com.
“MGM Resorts Mississippi’s six high-stake poker tournaments provide an opportunity for poker enthusiasts of all levels to compete in a variety of events at both Beau Rivage in Biloxi and Gold Strike in Tunica,” said Johnny Grooms, Beau Rivage Poker Room Manager. “The tournaments grow in buy-ins and the series will culminate with the third annual Million Dollar Heater main event held at Beau Rivage in January 2014.”
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL MISSISSIPPI
POKER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:
•March 21-31, 2013
Beau Rivage Spring Break Poker Classic
•May 3-13, 2013
Gold Strike Delta Gold Poker Classic
•July 18-August 5, 2013
Gold Strike World Poker Open
•August 22-September 2, 2013
Beau Rivage Gulf Coast Poker Championship
•October 31-November 10, 2013
Gold Strike Winter Poker Classic
Million Dollar Heater at Beau Rivage
With high ceilings and an open floor plan, Beau Rivage’s smoke-free poker room is one of the most spacious and comfortable in the South. Located past a striking onyx and marble entryway, the poker room’s 16 tables are accentuated by luxurious leather-paneled walls. The room offers a variety of popular games including Texas Hold’em, 7-Card Stud and Omaha High Low Split, and a high stakes area where No-Limit Texas Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha encourage players to go all in. Dedicated amenities include personal safety deposit boxes, knowledgeable staff available 24 hours a day, tableside food and beverage service, daily tournaments and free lessons upon request. For more information, visit www.beaupoker.com
For More Information:
Mary Cracchiolo-Spain, Beau Rivage