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$750,000 Guaranteed Super Stack Tournament

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Published on:
Oct/02/2008
Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 1, 2008) - Straights, pocket pairs and smooth calls will highlight the action in October at Mohegan Sun's new 42-table poker room located in the 64,000 square-foot Casino of the Wind. Beginning October 1st at 7:30pm, Mohegan Sun kicks off its $750,000 Guaranteed Super Stack Tournament, welcoming some of the top poker players around. The action wraps up on October 26th when the first poker champion of 2008 will be crowned.

"Our team is excited for Mohegan Sun's first taste of a high-stakes poker tournament," said Bruce Dixon, Director of Poker. "The addition of our new luxurious 42-table poker room further personifies Mohegan Sun as one of the premier gaming facilities in the world."

With the prize purse guaranteed, each of the top eighty players will walk home with at least $1,700 in their pockets. Players will begin their journey to the main event and starting with qualifying rounds on October 1st. The 10K chip qualifiers will have buy-ins of $300.00 + $30.00 and $100.00 + $20.00, and the winners will receive cash as well as a seat in the main event. The "entry fee-less" main event kicks off on October 22nd at 11:00am and concludes with the top twenty-seven players competing for the big payouts on Sunday, October 26th at 12:00pm.

Over $210,000 guaranteed is at stake when the Super Stack Tournament draws to an end and a champion is crowned on October 26th. The winner will walk away with the largest poker prize pool ever offered at Mohegan Sun. Additional high-profile poker tournaments will be announced shortly. For more information and tournament details, please visit mohegansun.com.

In addition to the Super Stack Tournament, other exciting events and happenings will take place throughout October as part of the month-long grand opening extravaganza for Casino of the Wind. Celebrity appearances and performances in Mohegan Sun Arena by Janet Jackson with LL Cool J, Enrique Iglesias, Robin Williams and Bill Engvall will entertain guests all month long. Guests are encouraged to join in on the action and experience Mohegan Sun's latest property expansion, which is located adjacent to Casino of the Sky.

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States. Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting www.mohegansun.com

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