WPT Rolling Thunder coming to Thunder Valley

The World Poker Tour will return to Thunder Valley Casino Resort March 13 to 18 with satellites beginning March 2. The WPT Rolling Thunder is Thunder Valley Casino Resort’s biggest event throughout the year and will be the final stop of the WPT California Swing, which also includes the L.A. Poker Classic at Commerce Casino and the Bay 101 Shooting Star in San Jose.

WPT Rolling Thunder includes six events. This series is highlighted by the $150,000 guaranteed deep stack to kick off the series on March 13, the first ever $1,100 Knockout Event with $500 bounties on March 16, and a $555 Six-Handed Hold’em event on March 17. WPT Executive Tour Director Matt Savage will oversee all aspects of the action throughout the $3,500 buy-in Main Event.

The WPT Rolling Thunder Main Event final table will occur at Thunder Valley Casino Resort’s Pano Hall on March 18 and will be streamed live online on The Poker Room’s blog at http://pokerroom.thundervalleyresort. com/.
“We are excited to be part of the California Swing and believe that Thunder Valley is the ultimate destination for the final stop of this series,” said Ben Erwin, Poker Director at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. “It was a pleasure last year to welcome so many first time players to our AAA Four Diamond Resort and we look forward to seeing everyone again.”

Located just 30 miles east of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is Northern California’s ultimate 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 rooms, including 40 suites and 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.