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IP plans $100,000 slot tournament

Nov 12, 2002 1:16 AM

   Love will be in the air at the Imperial Palace for its “Straight From the Heart” Slot Tournament, February 9-11, 2003. Spicing up the tourney is a first-place prize of $20,000 and over $100,000 in total prize money.

   Entry fee of $400 includes four tournament sessions, a special tournament gift, cocktail reception, two brunches, one dinner buffet, gourmet awards banquet and three-night complimentary lodging from February 9-11.

   Up to four additional nights are available at the preferred casino rate of $49 weekday and $69 Friday or Saturday based on availability.

Prize schedule:

   First place, $20,000

   Second place, $10,000

   Third place, $5,000

   Fourth place, $4,000

   Fifth place, $3000

   Sixth-tenth place, $1,500

   Eleventh-20th place, $750

   21st-40th place, $500

   41st-70th place, $400

   71st-100th place, $200

   Session money (each of 20 sessions includes $300 for first place, $200, second place, and $100, third place. An additional $500 per session will be awarded via “$100 bonus drawings” every five minutes for the first twenty-five minutes of each session.


Sunday, Feb. 9

   Noon-5 p.m.   Registration/drawing for playing times

   5 p.m.-7 p.m.   Cocktail reception

Monday, Feb. 10

   8 a.m.-1 p.m.   Tournament- Round I

   11 a.m.-1 p.m.     Brunch

   1 p.m.-6 p.m.     Tournament- Round II

   5 p.m.-7 p.m.     Dinner Buffet

   6 p.m.-9 p.m.   Tournament- Round III

Tuesday, Feb. 11

   8 a.m.-10 a.m.   Tournament- Round III continues

   10 a.m.-3 p.m.   Tournament- Round IV

   11 a.m.-1 p.m.     Brunch

   5 p.m.-7 p.m.     Award Banquet


Entry information: A single entrant plays each of four sessions. Entry fee is $400, and includes one room (single or double occupancy). Entrant and a partner can choose a manner of alternating four sessions. Entry fee is $430, and includes one room (single or double occupancy).

   A Dual Entry includes two entrants sharing one room. Each entrant plays four sessions. Entry fee is $275, includes one room (double occupancy).

   All entrants play a total of 1,000 credits in each of four rounds on the same type of machine. Maximum credits must be played.