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Posted on 01/15/2013

WPT® Lucky Hearts Poker Open Series at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Offer More Than $1 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools from January 23 - February 12, 2013

 

World Poker Tour® Season 11 Main Event Runs February 8 - 12 and Features Live Streaming of the Final Table

 

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.  –The WPT® Lucky Hearts Poker Open Series returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood January 23 – February 12, 2013. Players can win their share of more than $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools during this challenging 26-event series which takes place in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.

 

Join WPT Raw Deal Analyst Tony Dunst, WPT Commentator Vince Van Patten, and the WPT Royal Flush Girls for the $3,500 buy-in WPT Main Event starting February 8 and featuring a guaranteed prize pool of $750,000 and live streaming of the final table on www.WorldPokerTour.com starting at 2pm ET on February12. The winner of this WPT Season 11 Main Event will be immortalized by having his or her name engraved alongside the game's greats on the towering WPT Champions Cup. The winner will also join the prestigious WPT Champions Club which offers all WPT Champions exclusive benefits at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood such as VIP hotel check-in, VIP Plum Lounge Access, priority seating at restaurants, and VIP parking. As a WPT Champion, the winner also receives a WPT Champions Trophy and entry into the $25,500 2013 WPT World Championship at Bellagio in Las Vegas.

 

WPT cast members Vince Van Patten, Tony Dunst, and the WPT Royal Flush Girls will announce Shuffle Up and Deal to kick-off the Main Event at Noon on February 8. Players who bust out on Day 1A can re-enter on Day 1B, February 9. All week long, players and fans can meet and greet the WPT Royal Flush Girls at the Royal Flush Girls Social Bar, a hub for players and fans to mingle and stay plugged-in to all of the action with interactive monitors, an Xbox Kinect, and live Twitter feeds.

 

On-site registration is already open for all of the events (registration fee is non-refundable). To participate, players must obtain a free "Wild Card" at the Player's Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise. The complete WPT® Lucky Hearts Poker Open Series schedule can be found at http://www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/gaming/poker-lucky-hearts.php .

 

World Poker Tour and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT-branded events and the development of official WPT Poker Rooms inside select Seminole Hard Rock Casinos. To register, book a hotel package or get more information on this event, please call 954-585-5111 or visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com.