Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

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Lindsey Lorelei, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, (954) 283-2746, lindsey.lorelei@stofgaming.com
Chris Dirato, Bitner Group, (954) 703-7938, chris@bitnergroup.com

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek Preparing to Host

First of Two Tournaments on 2018-19 WSOP U.S. Circuit

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (August 3, 2018) – Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will soon be hosting the first of two tournaments on the 2018-2019 World Series of Poker (WSOP) U.S. Circuit.

The initial WSOP tournament at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, which will span 12 days beginning on Thursday, September 13, will feature a plethora of recreational and amateur players who will ultimately compete in a $1 million guaranteed Main Event, scheduled for September 21-24.

Leading up to the Main Event, a number of other events are scheduled including a $300,000 guaranteed No Limit Hold’em competition and a $100,000 guaranteed Monster Stack event.

Until Friday, September 14, at 11:59 p.m., players will have the opportunity to win a seat into the main event via an online contest as well as secure special hotel rates. Please visit Coco Poker for more details.

Following the September tournament, the WSOP will return to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, February 7-18, 2019. The WSOP U.S. Circuit’s 15th season, which got underway August 2, offers a record 28 stops, all linked by a points system tied to the WSOP gold-bracelet awarding, $1 million-plus prize pool and season-culminating Global Casino Championship.

The 2018-19 WSOP season features more benefits for players, including more starting chips and new price points.

About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek offers the market’s most fully-integrated, energized, stylish and upscale local’s casino experience featuring over 2,000 Las Vegas-style slots and over 70 live table games such as blackjack, baccarat and poker. Under its roof, the casino has the region’s most sought-after steakhouse, NYY Steak, as well as Sorrisi Italian restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli. Guests can entertain with live music and listen to tunes from the region’s top DJs at Legends Lounge, Nectar and Sunset Grill. The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat capacity entertainment venue, has been a home to acts like Tony Orlando, Frank Sinatra Jr., Joan Collins and many more. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street in Coconut Creek, Fla. For more information, call 954.977.6700 or visit us online at CasinoCoco.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek, follow us on Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo and Instagram @seminolecasinococonutcreek, and subscribe to our YouTube channel at youtube.com/SeminoleCasinoCC.

About The WSOP Circuit

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit Events are a series of poker tournaments hosted throughout the United States and throughout the world beginning in early August each year and culminating the following summer with a $1,000,000 Global Casino Championship where the victor earns a WSOP gold bracelet as well. WSOP U.S. Circuit Events are designed to give the recreational and amateur player an opportunity to participate in the WSOP experience at a more affordable price point and with less of a time commitment than the traditional WSOP in Las Vegas. Each stop typically features 12 official events in 12 days, including a $1,700 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em Main Event. Official WSOP Circuit events range in buy-in from $250-$5,300 and award a prestigious WSOP gold ring to each victor. These poker tournaments are designed to reach a winner within two playing days, with some events even structured to complete in one day. In 2018-19, the WSOP Circuit domestic season consists of 28 stops all tied together by a cumulative points system that awards points based on finish in individual events. A season-ending WSOP Global Casino Championship is held each summer. The winner of each stop’s Main Event (the only four-day structured event) gains automatic entry into the season-ending WSOP Global Casino Championship, as does each stop’s Casino Champion – the person who accumulates the most points throughout the official ring events at a stop. Two players at each stop earn automatic entries into the season-ending championship, with the remaining players being made up of at large qualifiers whom have accumulated the most points throughout the Circuit season. Players who finish within the top ten percent of the field are typically awarded prize money on an escalating scale until there is one player who has captured all the chips. That victor wins the largest share of the prize pool, a WSOP Circuit gold ring and points toward the Global Casino Championship qualification. The WSOP Circuit Events are a regional and international offshoot of the longest-running, largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, dating back 48 years to 1970 – the famous World Series of Poker. This marks the fifteenth year the WSOP Circuit Events have been held. They were initially established by Caesars Entertainment (then Harrah’s Entertainment) after its purchase of the WSOP brand in 2004 as a way to bring the WSOP experience to Caesars-owned properties throughout the U.S. In the inaugural season (2004-05), the WSOP Circuit featured five stops – Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, San Diego and New Orleans. Now, with 28 stops domestically, the WSOP Circuit visits 13 U.S. states and cumulatively features more entrants than the Las Vegas version of the WSOP. Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., (CIE) owns the WSOP and the WSOP Circuit Events. Visit us at http://www.wsop.com/2018/Circuit/ or www.twitter.com/wsop.

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