$700,000 UP FOR GRABS FOR PLAYERS WHO SIGN UP FOR WSOP.com ONLINE POKER WHILE
AT THE WSOP
WSOP SEATS WORTH $182K TO BE WON STARTING TODAY!
‘Hot Seat’ Random Prizing Will Occur to Lucky Players Whose Seat is Drawn
LAS VEGAS (May 29, 2013) – The
success of the World Series of Poker is due in large part to the overwhelming
participation of players from all over the world, who consistently flock to the
annual poker championship events to test their mettle on poker’s largest stage.
This year, players must add one new thing to their list of things to do while
at the Rio.
to the Lambada Room or look for one of the friendly WSOP.com ladies walking the
WSOP footprint and be sure to sign up for a free, personal WSOP.com online
signed up, WSOP attendees will have the opportunity to grab a piece of the more
than $700,000 being distributed to WSOP.com pre-registered players.
the online brand extension of the World Series of Poker affords us the exclusive
opportunity to offer players unique promotions that integrate the offline and
soon-to-be online offerings of the WSOP,” said Michael Staskin, vice president
of marketing and brand for Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., the owner
of WSOP.com. “We are incredibly excited about
WSOP.com’s upcoming launch of real money poker in Nevada and rewarding players
who have always shown their loyalty and passion for the World Series of Poker
36 WSOP SEATS UP FOR GRABS
today, players 21 years of age and older who sign up for a WSOP.com account will
automatically be entered into our “36-Seat Giveaway” where the
randomly-selected winner will win a seat into the next day’s first WSOP gold bracelet
event. One of the events in this promotion is the $111,111 One Drop
High-Rollers No-Limit Hold’em tournament that is expected to feature a
$10,000,000 prize pool. In total,
$182,333 in WSOP seats, including a seat to the WSOP Main Event is being given
away during this one-of-a-kind WSOP.com promotion.
it is important to sign up today to be eligible for all 36 drawings!
WSOP.com HOT SEAT
addition to the 36-Seat Giveaway, a “Hot Seat” promotion will allow any player
who signs up for a WSOP.com online account and wears their WSOP.com patch on
their chest at the table, to be randomly selected to receive 500 bonus dollars deposited
directly into their WSOP.com online account, once WSOP.com has received all
62 WSOP gold bracelet events and three winners promised for the Main Event,
this promotion includes $32,000 worth of value to players participating.
THE ONLINE NINE AND THE WSOP.COM
WSOP.com is thrilled to introduce the “Online Nine” and the “WSOP.com Online
Championships” with an unbelievable $500,000 in added money to be given away.
all starts with “The $100K Freeroll.” Anyone
who signs up for a WSOP.com online account at the WSOP is automatically entered
into a $100,000 Freeroll planned for October. This online poker tournament will
be Event #1 of the WSOP.com Online Championships. There will be no cost to enter but players
will need to be in Nevada to participate.
winner of the $100K Freeroll will not only win the largest portion of the prize
pool, but also become the first member of the “Online Nine” competing for an
additional $100,000 as part of the offline WSOP Main Event final table “November
Nine” festivities at the Rio November 4-5, 2013.
consecutive nights following the $100K Freeroll, WSOP.com will hold online
tournaments for those in Nevada with added money going into the prize
pool. Those eight tournaments will
feature a combined $300,000 in additional money from WSOP.com. The winners of these eight tournaments will
become the remaining members of the “Online Nine” and win their way to the
“Online Nine Champions Freeroll” at the Rio on November 4 and 5.
November 4th, the “Online Nine” will begin their one-table finale, and
play down online to two players. The
final two players return on November 5th, to play down to the
winner. The heads up match will play out
live on the featured table on the Penn & Teller Theater stage, preceding
the November Nine final battle.
with a $100,000 Freeroll, $100,000 in prize money for the Online Nine Champions
Freeroll, plus $300,000 in additional money added prizing, the WSOP.com Online
Championships will be the richest online poker event ever in Nevada with
$500,000 being awarded from WSOP.com.
the $182,333 in the 36-Seat Giveaway and the $32,000 in the Hot Seat drawings,
and players at the Rio during the WSOP this year are looking at more than
$700,000 in incentives to be part of the brand new online poker market in
Nevada, via WSOP.com
website WSOP.com remains the hub for all World Series of Poker events,
including the latest news, results, live streaming, photos and information from
the 44th Annual World Series of Poker. But in due time, WSOP.com will also give
birth to the largest legal online poker room in Nevada. Stay tuned for launch details.
2013 WSOP marks the 44th running of the game’s most prestigious
annual tournament. In 2012, the WSOP
generated 74,766 entries, the second-most ever, from 101 different
nations. Players competed for more than
$222 million in prize money – the most ever – as a total of 61 championship
gold bracelets, globally recognized as the game’s top prize, were awarded.
view the entire schedule, visit WSOP.com/2013,
where you will be able to download event structures, pre-registration forms and
even link it to your Facebook, Twitter or other social network sites.
WSOP.com intends to offer real-money
online poker to individuals 21 years of age or older and inside Nevada only
after receiving all required regulatory approvals.
The World Series
of Poker (WSOP) is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in
the world, awarding millions of dollars in prize money and the prestigious gold
bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize.
Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation,
the WSOP is poker’s longest running tournament in the world, dating back to
1970. In 2012, the event
attracted 74,766 entrants from 101 different nations to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las
Vegas and awarded more than $222 million in prize money. Interested
in Online Poker? Visit WSOP.com to learn about the World Series
of Poker and how you can participate. For
more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit our website at www.WSOP.com.
CAESARS INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, INC. (CIE)
Caesars Interactive Entertainment is the largest online,
mobile and social gaming company focused on casino entertainment (a subsidiary
of Caesars Entertainment, the world’s largest gaming company). CIE owns
the World Series of Poker, Playtika, a social games developer of popular titles
including Slotomania, Bingo Blitz and Caesars Casino, and also licenses its
brands in legal real money gaming jurisdictions including the United Kingdom,
France and Italy. CIE is actively
pursuing further expansion and acquisitions to build upon its capabilities and
product portfolio. www.caesarsinteractive.com