Sweet 16 Series Main Event has $83K prize pool

Thunder Valley

Thunder Valley Poker Room’s Sweet 16 Tournament Series concluded April 1, with winner Amber C. of Lincoln taking home over $19,000. The $385 buy-in Main Event had 246 players with a total prize pool of over $83,000. The tournament attracted players from all over California.

The final table for the Main Event and prizes awarded were: Amber C., Lincoln, $19,131; Malachi M., Roseville, $9,750; Matthew B., Lincoln, $9,750; Russell T., Nevada City, $9,750; Daniel P., Pinole, $9,750; James O., Fair Oaks, $4,182; Aaron G., Chico, $3,346; James V., Auburn, $2,509; Patrick U., Rocklin, $1,673; and Dangkhoa D., Elk Grove, $1,255.

Guests at Thunder Valley’s Poker Room now have a chance to win their share of cash and prizes throughout May and June during the Fun In The Sun Giveaway. There will be seven weekly $3,500 cash drawings held each Wednesday. The Grand Finale Drawing will be held on June 27 with nine winners of $1,000 cash and one winner will have their choice of a 2012 Chevrolet Truck valued at approximately $30,000, a 2012 Reinell Boat valued at approximately $35,000, or they may choose a cash alternative of $25,000.

Guests can earn entries by being dealt qualifying hands during play of both Texas Hold’em and Omaha.

“Fun in the Sun is here and we are very excited to offer this Poker exclusive promotion. Our players have come to expect the unexpected, and that includes prizes, jackpots, promotions and tournaments that are second to none,” said Ben Erwin, Poker Room director at Thunder Valley. “Our most recent tournament series, the Sweet 16 was amazing. I would like to congratulate the Main Event winner Amber on her exceptional performance. We are already working on our next tournament series planned for late July; the Thunder Valley Players Championship will offer a variety of games and buy-ins that are sure to offer something for everyone.”

Thunder Valley guests can also now receive e-mails exclusively for Poker players. Get added and be the first to find out about upcoming promotions and events. Please see the Poker Room for additional details.

In addition to the exclusive promotions and games in the Poker Room, Thunder Valley also offers great concerts throughout the summer in its outdoor amphitheater. The summer concert series is set to include Tesla, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Bret Michaels, Trace Adkins, and many more.

Thunder Valley Casino is located just off I-80 in Lincoln at the Highway 65 exit. For more information about the casino and specifics regarding upcoming poker tournaments, please visit their website at www.thundervalleyresort.com or call 916-408-7777 ext. 8910.