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Indiana casino holding a WSOP Circuit event

30 September 2011

HAMMOND, Indiana -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Horseshoe Casino Hammond, just 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, announces that the high-stakes action of the World Series of Poker, the richest sporting event on the planet is back at Horseshoe Casino starting Thursday, October 13, 2011 through Monday, October 24, 2011. The series will kick off with an exciting Chicago Police Department Memorial Foundation Poker Tournament on Wednesday, October 12.

Held in the state-of-the-art entertainment center, The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, The World Series of Poker Circuit tournament has buy-ins ranging from $150 up to $1,600. This year, Horseshoe Casino is also guaranteeing a $500,000 prize pool for Event #1 and a whopping $1.5 million dollar prize pool for the Main Event Championship, starting on October 21.

Pre-Registration begins Friday, October 7 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at the poker room cage and will end Wednesday, October 13 at 9 p.m.

WSOPC Registration will re-open Wednesday, October 12 in The Venue from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

WSOPC Registration hours starting Thursday, October 13-24 will be 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. in The Venue.

The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Poker Tournament registration starts at 4pm and the tournament begins at 6pm, on Wednesday, October 12. The top nine winners will be guaranteed a $1,600 WSOP Main Event seat on Friday, October 21. Additionally, the top eight finishers will also receive cash payouts totaling more than $17,000. The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to honoring the lives of fallen Chicago Police heroes.

Management Reserves The Right To Alter Or Discontinue At Anytime

Win your WSOP Circuit Main Event seat by playing at the Horseshoe Casino Poker Room Thursday, September 1 – Wednesday, October 12.

Cash Game Promotions, Thursday, September 1- Wednesday, October 12

Six times a day, a randomly drawn table will high card for a $1,600 WSOPC Main Event Seat on October 21.

Daily Tournament Promotions, Sunday, August 27 – Tuesday, October 11

The Horseshoe daily tournament winner will receive a $1,600 WSOPC Main Event Seat on October 21. *The tournament voucher is good for the $1,600 WSOPC Main Event buy-in.

Please visit, or the Horseshoe Casino Poker Room for more details.

Additional days may be added or subtracted to any tournament due to participation. Management reserves the right to alter or cancel tournaments at any time with prior notification to IGC.

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