Players Championship Series
The Thunder Valley Players Championship Series returns to The Poker Room from Sept. 17 to 28 with pre-series qualifying events beginning Sept. 15. The series will feature the $200,000 guaranteed no-limit Hold’em Deep Stack Tournament and the Heartland Poker Tour (HPT) Main Event, which will return to Thunder Valley Casino Resort for the third year in a row.
The series consists of 13 events including the $1,650 HPT Main Event from Sept. 24 to 28 that will allow one re-entry on each Day 1 flight. Tournament play includes no-limit Hold’em, Omaha 8 or Better, H.O.R.S.E. varieties, and Open Face Chinese Pineapple. The HPT Main Event will culminate with a nationally televised final table beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28 at Thunder Valley’s Red Lantern restaurant.
Monday Night Football
Monday Night Football returns to Thunder Valley Casino Resort this fall and players can win their share of $5,000 during the weekly Monday Night Football games leading up to the Big Game Getaway Grand Prize Drawing. There will be three Big Game Getaway Drawings throughout the season and at each drawing one very lucky guest will win two tickets to the 2016 NFL Championship Game and $1,000 cash.
“We are thrilled to be able to send six people to the 2016 Super Bowl at the amazing new stadium in Santa Clara,” said Thunder Valley Casino Resort Poker Director Ben Erwin. “This is another great way that we are able to offer the best opportunities to our loyal patrons.”
The weekly Monday Night Football cash prizes include up to $3,000 available in Rack Attacks and $2,000 available in drawings. Tables will be selected to win Rack Attacks of $100 throughout the game: 20 tables at kickoff and 10 tables at the end of the fourth quarter. For the Monday Night Football drawings, five guests will be selected to win $200 at halftime and two guests will be selected to win $500 at 10:00 p.m.
Located just 30 miles east of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is an excellent Northern California resort experience, offering over 250,000 square feet of gaming space, a luxurious hotel, award-winning restaurants and bars and much more.
Thunder Valley Casino Resort joined the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations in 2011 and is home to a luxury, 17-story hotel with 297 beautifully appointed rooms, including 40 suites. A tropical oasis beckons outside with an expansive outdoor pool complete with private cabanas and Coconut, a poolside bar.
Thunder Valley Casino Resort has 14 restaurants and bars including High Steaks Steakhouse, Illusions Ultra Lounge, Red Lantern, Thunder Café, The Buffet, Mingle Bar and Thunder Bar.
For more information about the destination resort’s upcoming promotions, entertainment and ticket sales, or specifics regarding upcoming poker tournaments, please visit their website at www. thundervalleyresort.com or call 916-408-7777 ext. 8910.