Sunday, November 15, 2009


Mohegan Sun $500K-Guaranteed Fall Showdown Begins SatMohegan Sun Will Allow Players to Buy Into Events Using Players Club Points
by Ryan Lucchesi | Published: Nov 13, 2009 | E-mail Author

The Mohegan Sun $500,000-guaranteed Fall Showdown tournament series will begin on Saturday, Nov. 14 with a three-day, $400 buy-in no-limit hold’em tournament that has a guaranteed prize pool of $200,000. The series will run for nine days total in New England, and it will offer 10 events. The series will also guarantee $500,000 in overall prize pools provided by the Mohegan Sun Casino. All tournaments will spread no-limit hold’em. Special events include a six-handed no-limit hold’em tournament and a survivor no-limit hold’em tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 18, as well as a bounty no-limit hold’em tournament on Sunday, Nov. 22. Players who participate in the Fall Showdown will be eligible for discounted room rates. Contact the Mohegan Sun poker room for poker player rates.

“We are excited to give our players the opportunity to participate in a quality tournament with affordable buy-ins,” said Bruce Dixon, director of poker for Mohegan Sun. “The $500,000-guaranteed Fall Showdown is structured for our guests, and we look to maintain the momentum Mohegan Sun poker has built.”

A unique feature for this tournament series is that players will be able to buy into the tournaments using their players club points. Players can take advantage of this feature during the upcoming tournament season at Mohegan Sun by redeeming two players club points for one tournament dollar.

The tournament series will conclude with a $150,000 guaranteed no-limit hold’em tournament that begins on Friday, Nov. 20 and crowns a winner on Sunday, Nov. 22. Players can purchase a seat or use players club points for this event. They can also win their seat in $80 multi-table satellites that will run at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16, 17, and 19.

Here is a look at the full schedule for the $500,000 Guaranteed Fall Showdown:

Saturday, Nov. 14: Event No. 1 ($400 no-limit hold’em — $200,000 guaranteed)
Monday, Nov. 16: Event No. 2 ($200 no-limit hold’em — $20,000 guaranteed)
Tuesday, Nov. 17: Event No. 3 ($250 no-limit hold’em — $50,000 guaranteed)
Tuesday, Nov. 17: Event No. 4 ($180 no-limit hold’em — $15,000 guaranteed)
Wednesday, Nov. 18: Event No. 5 ($180 six-handed no-limit hold’em — $10,000 guaranteed)
Wednesday, Nov. 18: Event No. 6 ($150 survivor no-limit hold’em)
Thursday, Nov. 19: Event No. 7 ($230 no-limit hold’em — $35,000 guaranteed)
Thursday, Nov. 19: Event No. 8 ($120 no-limit hold’em — $10,000 guaranteed)
Friday, Nov. 20: Event No. 9 ($300 no-limit hold’em — $150,000 guaranteed)
Sunday, Nov. 22: Event No. 10 ($330 bounty no-limit hold’em – $10,000 guaranteed)

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