For more information, contact:
Kim Florence, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack
Presented by Moneymaker Gaming, The Playboy Tournament Series offers a weekend of exciting tournament action, big cash winners, concerts and special Playmate appearances!
WHEELING, W.V. (November 6, 2008) - Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack kicks off the area's hottest, most exciting tournament event, The Playboy Tournament Series Finale Weekend with a special free concert by Pittsburgh's own BonJourney on Thursday, November 6 at 8pm in the Wheeling Island showroom.
Wheeling Island will host country music newcomer Keith Anderson for one live show on Friday, November 7 at 9pm in the showroom. Reserved seating tickets are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 304-233-3535.
The tournament action starts with the $165,000* Playboy Series of Blackjack Finale on Saturday, November 8 at 11am. The grand prize winner will take home thousands in cash and a VIP trip to the Playboy Mansion. Seats are still available by directly paying a $550 entry fee at the main casino cashier cage.
The action heats up with the $135,000* Playboy Poker Open main event on Sunday, November 9 at 12:30pm in the showroom. The grand prize winner could take home up to $52,800* cash and a VIP trip to the Playboy Mansion.
Playboy Poker Open main event seats are still available by directly paying a $550 entry fee in the poker room or winning a seat in the Super Satellite Qualifier on Friday, November 7 at 7pm or the Last Chance Qualifier on Saturday, November 8 at 2pm in the poker room. Registration begins 2 hours prior to tournament start time in the poker room.
Guests who register before Friday at 7pm for the $165,000* Playboy Series of Blackjack or $135,000* Playboy Poker Open at the $550 buy-in will receive 2 free tickets to the Keith Anderson concert!
*All tournament cash prizes are based on total tournament participation.
SPECIAL PLAYMATE APPEARANCES
Players registered in the Super Satellite Qualifier event will get the chance to play with Card Player Magazine celebrity and Playboy Playmate Stephanie Larimore.
Playboy Playmates Stephanie Larimore and Shannon James will host an exclusive open-to-the-public autograph session on Saturday, November 8 at 8pm-10pm.
Special hotel rates are available for The Playboy Tournament Series Finale Weekend by contacting Wheeling Island reservations at 1-877-946-4373 or the Spring Hill Suites Marriott Wheeling reservations at 1-304-232-8903.
The Playboy Tournament Series players must be 21 or older and a member of the Wheeling Island Players Club to participate. Complete rules and registration are available online at www.wheelingisland.com.
Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table poker room, over 2,000 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), six restaurants, 550-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services, gift shop and fitness center.
For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.
Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.
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