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Card Player Poker Tour: Inaugural St. Maarten event begins in April

4 March 2015

(PRESS RELEASE) -- For the first time ever the Card Player Poker Tour will make a stop at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino Royale in Maho Bay, St. Maarten in conjunction with Card Player Cruises for a 22-tournament series set amid the backdrop of the breathtaking Caribbean.

“As the tournament director for Card Player Cruises, I am excited to be teaming up with Card Player Media to run and host their series of events in beautiful St. Maarten,” said Card Player Cruises tournament director Zack Lawmaster. “We look forward to the start an of annual island extravaganza.”

The series will begin Apr. 24 with a $125 no-limit hold’em tournament and wrap up with a $125 no-limit hold’em survivor on May 3. Other tournaments include $340 pot-limit Omaha, $340 Omaha eight-or-better and many satellites.

The feature event will be the $1,650 no-limit hold’em $200,000 guarantee main event Apr. 30 through May 3.

Casino Royale is a spectacular destination within a destination, offering endless activities for enjoyment and relaxation including a large pool with cascading waterfalls, four tennis courts, a lively children’s program, an array of water sports, swim-up pool bar, five restaurants and bars, a casino, nightclub and much more.

The property is the largest casino on the island of St. Maarten, boasting 21,000 square feet of gaming entertainment. For accommodations, guests stay at the all-inclusive Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, where rates start as low as $140 per night.

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