Silverton to award WPT seat

Jul 2, 2007 3:26 AM

Silverton Casino Lodge is giving away a $10,000 entry in the World Poker Tour Legends of Poker event in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 25.

Silverton offers a chance to go head to head with the best poker players in the world by holding a daily poker contest now through Sunday, August 5.

Sixty players will qualify for this chance to win the grand prize, a $10,000 seat in the World Poker Tour. Twenty players will qualify by participating in Silverton’s daily poker tournaments and 40 players will have the chance to win the seat through live poker play in the Silverton poker room.

A point system is used to determine qualifiers from the daily tournaments. The top 20 players from Monday, June 4 to Sunday, July 29 with the highest point totals will play in the World Poker Tour Satellite on Sunday, August 5. Players receive three points for entering each tournament and bonus points for placing first through fifth will be awarded.

Dates and times of qualifying events are posted in the Silverton poker room with a $28 entry fee to play. The final event will be held August 4-5 at 2:30 p.m. The top five players in the final event will receive a cash award.

The offer is open to Silverton Casino Lodge Player’s Club members and all those who meet account member eligibility. Players must be actively playing and registered in the poker room player tracking system in order to participate. For more information, please call 702-914-8557 or 1-866-946-4373.