The following is a press release from Harrah's Joliet, received by Chicago Poker Club on Monday, May 2, 2011.
Go “All In” for the New LIVE Poker Room at Harrah’s Joliet!
Throw your chips in the pot and go “all in” for the new poker room at Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel. Opening May 2nd at 10am, the poker room will offer Limit & No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha, and Seven Card Stud.
And starting May 2nd, (through May 17th), you can play to earn entries** to win the chance to compete against poker legend Doyle Brunson and 8 other finalists. If you win, you’re going to Vegas, Baby! Plus, you’ll get $1,500 for travel expenses and a seat at the World Series of Poker Main Event**, a total value of $10,000!
In addition to earning entries through poker play, you can also get the chance to win through Facebook. “Like” Harrah’s Joliet on Facebook to download an entry form. Then, bring your form to the Total Rewards® Center and you’ll be entered in the drawing for the chance to play.**Meet poker legend Doyle Brunson on Saturday, May 21st at 5pm at Stage 151. Purchase a book beginning at 8am to receive his autograph.**
Ever wonder how Doyle Brunson became one of the most successful poker players of all time? You can ask him at a Question & Answer session from 3-4pm on Sunday, May 22nd. The event will be hosted by ESPN radio personality Carmen DeFalco. Can’t attend in person? Send Harrah’s Joliet your questions via Facebook or Twitter. We’ll ask your question and post Mr. Brunson’s response.
Doyle Brunson is the name that every poker player associates with the game of poker, and in 2006, he was voted the # 1 most influential force in the world of poker by BLUFF magazine. He revolutionized the game and is widely considered as the person responsible for the rise of poker as a pop-culture phenomenon.
Brunson holds 10 World Series of Poker bracelets, a World Poker Tour title and is the face of online poker site, DoylesRoom.com. He continues to play in some of the biggest cash games in the world.
Caesars Entertainment, Inc. is the world’s largest provider of branded casino entertainment through operating subsidiaries. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada 70 years ago, Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its customers through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technological leadership. www.harrahsjoliet.com
** For more information see Total Rewards® Center
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