April 12, 2011 (Alpine)--Anticipation is building at Viejas Casino, where one lucky poker player is guaranteed to win a record $100,000 in this weekend’s Viejas Poker Classic III tournament. For the third year in a row, the tournament will feature the largest poker payout to a single player in San Diego Casino history.
The tournament begins Saturday, April 16, with hundreds of players entered in the final round. On Sunday, April 17, the elite finalists, or “in the money” players return for the final cut and go for the title.
On Sunday, one player will take home a check for $100,000, the largest poker payout ever to a single winner at casino poker in San Diego County. Also on Sunday, 5% of the prize pool is set aside for promotional drawings. Three drawings will be held every half-hour from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drawing prize money will be divided equally among the drawings.
Players can earn coupons toward buy-in. For complete details, including rules, on the Viejas Poker Classic III, visit www.viejas.com. Viejas Casino is located at 5000 Willows Road in Alpine.