Hard Rock Poker Showdown starts Aug. 8

August 2, 2013

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TULSA, Okla. – New this year is Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa’s latest entry to its stellar lineup of annual poker tournaments. The Hard Rock Poker Showdown runs Aug. 8 – 18 and is expected to feature intense action from the region’s top players.

The tournament consists of 31 events in 11 days, with buy-ins starting at $45.

“This is a new annual tournament that comes on the heels of the World Series of Poker,” said Eric Lawless, senior manager of card games for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. “The Hard Rock has the best live action in town, and this tournament will bring the best from the region to Tulsa.”

The major events for the Hard Rock Poker Showdown are the $100,000 guarantee no-limit hold’em that begins on Aug. 16 and the deep stack no-limit hold’em main event on Aug. 18, which features a buy-in of $1,090.

For more information on registration, please call (918) 384-6648. Registration is open 24 hours a day at the main cage.

Discounted hotel room rates are available for tournament participants by using the code AUGUST2013.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. For more information, visit the table games and poker section at www.hardrockcasinotulsa.com or call (800) 760-6700.

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Tim manages the public relations efforts for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, Cherokee Casinos, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism and the Cherokee Heritage Center. 
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