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Monday, June 3, 2013 Brings The World Series Of Poker Main Event Bracelet To Winnipeg

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Valued at $175,000, with 35 carats of diamonds and 170 grams of 14 karat gold, this bracelet is considered the top prize in poker. It will be awarded to this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event winner in Las Vegas this July. But first, it will be making two public appearances in Winnipeg on the evenings of Monday, June 3 at McPhillips Station Casino and Tuesday, June 4 at Club Regent Casino.

“ is thrilled to work closely with the World Series of Poker,” says Carolin Taubensee, Executive General Manager of eGaming. “The World Series of Poker is the most recognized poker organization in the world. It’s not too late for Manitobans who think they’ve got what it takes to play in the World Series of Poker. You can join to register for the satellites.”

The event happens every year in Las Vegas and this year it runs for six straight weeks from May 29 to July 15. During those six weeks, 480 poker tables will be spread across rooms equaling five football fields in size. Last year, players came from 101 nations to join in what is the largest poker event worldwide.

Winnipeggers can see and even try on the famous World Series of Poker Main Event bracelet for two nights only at Winnipeg’s casinos.

Monday, June 3: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm - McPhillips Station Casino, 484 McPhillips Street

Tuesday, June 4: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm - Club Regent Casino, 1425 Regent Avenue West


Media Contact:

Charmaine Gosselin

Communications Officer
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Phone: 204-957-2500, ext. 2663



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