The tournament, with a buy-in of $25 (with no re-buys), will be played inside the Yuhaviatam Room of the casino. The tournament will feature 500 Kings fans and 500 Reign fans playing against each other, team alumni, Kings broadcasters, poker pros, and celebrities. Confirmed Kings alumni and broadcasters include Ian Laperriere, Bernie Nicholls, Jim Fox, Daryl Evans, Bob Miller, Nick Nickson, Luc Robitaille, Ian Turnbull and Pete Demers.
Fans will be playing for cash prizes of $10,000. Tickets are on sale today and buy-ins can be purchased at www.lakings.com/poker
. The evening closes with an after party at the casino’s nightclub, The Pines, which is free for tournament participants and where alumni are set to attend.
This tournament is part of the long-standing relationship each team has with San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino. San Manuel Casino has been a founding partner of STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Kings since 2008. Elements of the partnership include signage throughout the LA Kings regular season home games, ads in the Kings official game program, and various other signage throughout STAPLES Center. In 2008, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino also entered into a 5-year sponsorship agreement with Citizens Business Bank Arena, home of the Ontario Reign.
Note: Must be 21 to participate and/or enter Casino. Please gamble responsibly. Register now at LAKings.com/poker
ABOUT SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino is Southern California’s one-stop destination for entertainment and fun. The casino is just 70 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. Guests enjoy 3,500 of the latest slots, live poker and Vegas-style blackjack, high-limit gaming, high-limit stakes bingo, incredible entertainment, sumptuous dining and generous player’s reward program. Owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the casino has been providing fun and excitement since 1986. Since that time, players have received over $2 billion in cash, prizes and giveaways, making any visit to San Manuel an exciting and memorable experience. For more information on San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, please visit their Web site at www.sanmanuel.com or call 800-359-2464.