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Talking Stick Resort to host Arizona State Poker Championship

8 August 2023

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Talking Stick Resort is going ll in for the Arizona State Poker Championship this year. We are so excited to welcome players and fans back this from 18-22 August for the 17th annual Arizona State Poker Championship. The five-day tournament is known for its high stakes, skilled players, and this year Talking Stick is ‘upping the ante’ with a prize pool of over $1.1 million.

Professional poker player and legend, Tiffany Michelle, will serve as host once again this year. One of the most recognized women in poker, she has broken records at the World Series of Poker and is a gold ring holder. In 2008, she was the “Last Woman Standing” at the famed event, finishing 17th out of nearly 7,000 players.

The highly anticipated five-day tournament will kick off at 9 a.m. each day in The ARENA Poker Room, with the semi-finals on Monday, 21 August. To enter the tournament, players will pay a $1,100 buy-in giving them $20,000 in tournament chips to start. However, those who wish to start with more will have the opportunity to purchase an additional $10,000 in bonus chips for $30. Players who make it to day five will return at 10 a.m. and play until a new champion is crowned taking home the 2023 Arizona State Poker Champion title.

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