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Mohegan Sun hosting six-day poker tournament

25 March 2009

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Mohegan Sun is giving you 700,000 reasons to celebrate poker this spring with our Spring Showdown Poker Tournament. There is $700,000 in guaranteed prize pools that will be awarded during the six-day event which begins on Sunday, April 26th. The festivities will conclude with a three-day main event beginning Wednesday, April 29th featuring a half-a-million dollar guaranteed prize pool.

"We are extremely excited about the upcoming Spring Showdown Poker Tournament this April," said Bruce Dixon, Director of Poker for Mohegan Sun. "With $700,000 in guaranteed prize pools, this is sure to be an event you will not want to miss."

Mohegan Sun's Spring Showdown Poker Tournament will be held in the Uncas Ballroom located in Mohegan Sun's Convention Center. The event kicks off on Sunday, April 26th at 11:00am where guests can walk away with their share of $100,000 - guaranteed. It's dij` vu on Monday, as Mohegan Sun will again be guaranteeing a $100,000 prize pool. Bounty events and satellite tournaments will be held throughout Tuesday, leading up to the start of the three-day Main Event on Wednesday, where the prize pool will top $500,000.

Qualifying rounds for Mohegan Sun's $700,000 Spring Showdown begin on Monday, April 6th in the 42-table poker room. For a complete schedule of qualifying rounds as well as tournament information, visit mohegansun.com.

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