Card Player Poker Tour in Reno’s plans

Feb 26, 2013 3:03 AM

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno has entered into a partnership with the Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT) to host the third annual Atlantis All In Poker Series from March 15-25.

Players will be treated to the luxurious AAA Four Diamond resort during the heart of March Madness and only steps away from Atlantis’ world-class race and sports book.

The 10-day poker series, part of Card Player’s flagship poker tour that features a live web broadcast from main event final tables and will have a variety of events, including No-Limit Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha with buy-ins ranging from $100-$1,000.

Players will have the option to compete in the $1,080 No Limit Hold’em Main Event on Friday, March 22 or Saturday March 23. The Main Event Final Table will be held Monday, March 25. Players may buy directly into the Main Event or qualify during a variety of satellite tournaments.

Card Player Poker Tour, in its inaugural season, features live web broadcasting of its final table events, a players’ points system and, each season, the tour’s best players will be invited to play in the season-ending CPPT Championship. For more information, visit www.CardPlayerPokerTour.com.

Atlantis will offer a complimentary hotel room to players who pre-register for the CPPT $1,080 Main Event online by March 1 or in person by March 16. In addition, players can book a special hotel rate by calling 800-723-6500 with the offer code SPOKR13.

For March Madness action, the race and sports book offers state-of-the-art viewing and wagering for all the college basketball action.

In other news, poker players can play for Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpots at any Total Rewards participating casino in Las Vegas. The jackpots are among the highest offered anywhere in the world, start at $200,000 and could grow to an epic $1 million.

The Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot rewards not only the losing hand and winning hand, but all eligible players actively playing in all of the participating Caesars Entertainment poker rooms at the time the jackpot is hit.

Participating Total Rewards Casinos in Las Vegas are: Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Flamingo, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casin, Harrah’s, Bally’s and The Quad Resort & Casino (formerly Imperial Palace.)

May the “nuts” be with you!

H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and 18-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to: [email protected].

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