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Jamul Casino announces second annual San Diego Poker Classic

25 July 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) -- With over $150,000 in prize money, Jamul Casino will attract the most talented regional players during its 2nd Annual San Diego Poker Classic from 10-20 August 2023. As Jamul Casino's marquee poker event, the popular tournament is anticipated to draw players from Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange Counties, as well as San Diego County. Key events include the Weekend Opener with a $50,000 guarantee, and the San Diego Poker Classic Main Event with a $100,000 guarantee. Jamul Casino's poker programming is one of the most robust and professional in Southern California.

The San Diego Poker Classic features 14 trophy events, including:

- The SDPC $50K Weekend Opener from 10-13 August, offering a $50,000 guarantee with a $300 buy-in. Players may also rise through the ranks of the satellite tournament for a $55 buy-in, where one in 10 wins a seat at the main table.
- PLON Ladies Event on 12 August, with a $150 buy-in.
- 50+ Seniors NLH on 14 August, with a $150 buy-in.
- Helix Tag Team NLH on 17 August, with a $250 buy-in.
- High Roller NLH on 20 August, with a $1,100 buy-in.
- The SDPC $100K Main Event from 16-20 August, offering a $100,000 guarantee with a $600 buy-in. Satellite table seats have an $85 buy-in for a one in 10 chance to earn a seat at the main event, or a $145 buy-in with a one in five chance.

Interested players may register in person at Jamul Casino.

Jamul Poker History
Jamul Casino launched its highly successful poker programming in 2019 with the opening of its Poker Room. The spacious suite, located on the gaming floor, hosts weekly tournaments with varying levels of buy-ins and prize pools. Jamul Casino's Poker Room has also hosted numerous celebrities including: professional players Tiffany Michelle, Lena Evans, Maria Ho, and World Series of Poker champion Scott Blumstein; former professional athletes such as Jeremy Roenick, Nick Barnett, Jim Laslavic, and Charlie Joiner; and celebrities including Survivor legend "Boston Rob" Mariano and former California First Lady Maria Shriver.

Jamul Casino's Poker Innovator and Manager, John Rochfort, says, "Jamul Casino has a very robust poker program, and some of the best facilities in Southern California. The San Diego Poker Classic has helped boost the Casino's popularity, and I'm anticipating the upcoming luxury, boutique hotel will kick-up our poker stakes even more." He adds, "Good luck to our aspiring winners!"

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