Take a shot at two
World Series seats

Mar 6, 2006 3:21 AM

Ever dream of playing in a high-stakes poker tournament like the World Series of Poker? Well, Golden Gates Casino and Poker Parlor kicks off its World Series of Poker point challenge promotion in March with daily qualifying tournaments that could lead to two $10,000 seats to the World Series of Poker Tournament (WSOP) championship event. in Las Vegas.

Daily qualifying tournaments begin at noon each day starting March 1 and continuing through June 30 in the new, state of the art poker parlor located at the Golden Gates Casino.

Players who participate in any daily tournament are eligible to win a seat in the World Series of Poker Tournament through a point challenge. Players may earn up to 10 points per day by placing in the top 10 in the daily qualifying tournaments.

Players may earn daily additional "challenge points" any day they participate in qualifying tournaments. One additional point will be awarded for each of the following: every one hour of live poker play, blackjack play, bonus six or three card poker play or for 200 base points on slots at any of the three Golden Casino Group properties — Golden Gates Casino, Golden Gulch Casino or Golden Mardi Gras Casino.

The player with the most promotional "challenge points" by June 30 will earn a $10,000 WSOP seat. The 2nd to 11th highest point winners will advance to a final round of 20 finalists while the next 100 point earners will play against one another for the remaining ten positions to advance. The 20 finalists will compete in the final qualifying tournament round for the second $10,000 seat in the WSOP.

The poker parlor is conveniently located near the Gold Bar on the lower level of the casino. It features 12 live poker tables, VIP parking and the exclusive Golden Rewards for poker play.

The poker parlor is open daily from 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. For information, visit www.goldencasinogroup.com or call (303) 582-5600.