SOURCE: World Poker Store
MINNEAPOLIS, MN–(Marketwire – July 27, 2010) – The World Poker Store Inc. (
World Poker Entertainment, producers of the tour and a division of The World Poker Store Inc. is providing the structure and execution of the tour through their poker league website and player performance tracking system. Each night will consist of two Free Texas Hold ’em Tournaments with the first tournament for the Team competition and the second tournament open to regular bar guests for individual play. Both tournaments offer players a chance to qualify to move on to regional finals and then the Grand Finals. Players and Teams are able to track their points, find the games and receive additional information about the tour at www.worldpokerentertainment.com. Chuck Chastain, CEO of The World Poker Store, stated, “We are excited to team up with the Tavern League to offer this Wisconsin poker competition culminating with a home grown television show. It’s just like American Idol for poker players and what they win is appearing on TV to the envy of all their friends and family. It’s truly a no risk opportunity to enjoy an entertaining night out at the bar and a chance for good players to compete and ultimately showcase their skills like the pros do on TV.”
The competition starts this fall with the television show airing in early 2011 throughout the state of Wisconsin. Tavern League Member bars interested in hosting and competing should contact World Poker Entertainment at [email protected].
Additional information is available at www.worldpokerentertainment.com.
About World Poker Entertainment/The World Poker Store Inc.:
World Poker Entertainment, headquartered in Minneapolis MN, is an international Entertainment Company with operations in Europe, Canada, Mexico, China and the US. The company owns and operates bar poker leagues in multiple countries as well as planned upscale Las Vegas style entertainment facilities in China. With a focus on bringing poker to the masses, WPE partners with charitable organizations worldwide to raise awareness and support for various causes. The company also continues to benefit from the support of its advisory board members Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan, Marcel Luske, Hoyt Corkins, Patrik Antonius and Liz Lieu. More about The World Poker Store Inc. can be found at www.theworldpokerstore.com.
About Tavern League of Wisconsin:
The Tavern League of Wisconsin consists of over 5000 small business owners. The league works on behalf of the licensed beverage industry to promote and protect these small businesses throughout Wisconsin. Additional information about the Tavern League of Wisconsin is available at www.TLW.org.
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