PLAY POKER WITH PENGUINS ALUMNI AT RIVERS CASINO
Charity Tournament to Benefit Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charities
PITTSBURGH — March 25, 2014 — Poker players will face off against Penguins Alumni this week at Rivers. The casino will host a charity poker tournament on Saturday, March 29, to benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity. This is the third annual event and players will have three ways to win as they play side-by-side with hockey legends.
There will be a hot seat at the end of each level, a Penguins bounty for alumni elimination and a cash prize pool at the conclusion of the tournament. The entrance fee is $200, with $50 going to the Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity. Players will have the option to purchase additional chips for $25, which will also go directly to the charity. Tournament play will begin at 7 p.m. Throughout the tournament, players will have the chance to win signed memorabilia, Penguins tickets, pucks, sticks, photos, jerseys and more.
The tournament will include a chance to play with former Penguin greats including Bryan Trottier, Kim Clackson, Duane Rupp, Frank Leroux, Pierre Larouche, Mark Kachowski and more. The Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity is committed to preserving the city’s hockey legacy and aiding the region through charity fundraising.
“The Pens Alumni tournament is a favorite among our players and we’re looking forward to a competitive evening, and generating funds for a great cause,” said Jim Tinney, poker room manager at Rivers Casino.
For information on how to sign up for the tournament, please call the Rivers Casino Poker Room at 412-566-4606.
ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been named “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine, “Best Overall Casino” in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine and “Best Casino” by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 116 table games, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multipurpose event space, live music performances, free parking, and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. More than $380 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit www.riverscasino.com.
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