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PITTSBURGH PENGUIN GREATS COME TO RIVERS FOR CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT

Mar 15, 2016, 12:53 PM
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Mar 15, 2016, 00:00 AM

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PITTSBURGH PENGUIN GREATS COME TO RIVERS FOR CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT

Rivers Casino to Host Tournament Benefitting Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity 

PITTSBURGH  –  March 15, 2016 – Local poker players will face off against Penguins legends this Friday, March 18, at Rivers Casino to benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity. Play begins at 7 p.m.

The entry fee is $200, with $50 going to the Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity. Players can purchase additional chips for $25, which will also go directly to the charity. Participating players will have the chance to win signed jerseys, hockey sticks, hats, t-shirts, Penguins tickets and more.

The Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni Charity is committed to preserving the city’s hockey legacy and aiding the region through charity fundraising. Players expected to attend include Bryan Trottier, Pierre Larouche, Colby Armstrong, Ken Wregget and more.

“Connecting competition with a good cause will make for a fun tournament,” said Jim Tinney, poker room manager at Rivers Casino. “We’re looking forward to welcoming back some Penguins greats to Rivers.”

For more information about the Penguins Alumni Charity tournament and other poker events, please visit www.riverscasino.com or call the Poker Room at 412-566-4606. 

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO
Opened in 2009, Rivers Casino has been voted a “Best Place to Work” in the Pittsburgh Business Times, a “Top Workplace” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Best Overall Gaming Resort" in Pennsylvania by Casino Player magazine and "Best Overall Casino" in Pennsylvania by Strictly Slots magazine. The casino features more than 2,900 slots, 83 table games, a 30-table poker room, nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a riverside amphitheater, a multipurpose event space, live music performances, free parking and multiple promotions and giveaways daily. Already, more than $542 million in jackpots have been awarded to players at Rivers Casino. For more information, visit riverscasino.com

MEDIA CONTACT:
Emily Adams
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 308
emily@hornercom.com