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Rivers Casino Hosts Pittsburgh Poker Open

Rivers Casino Hosts Pittsburgh Poker Open

This week the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh is hosting the area’s first televised poker tournament, the Pittsburgh Poker Open. The event features a number of tournaments leading up to the Main Event on November 29th all of which are being held in the Rivers’ 30-table poker room.

Rivers Casino Hosts Pittsburgh Poker Open

This week the Pittsburgh Poker Open is taking place, the area’s first televised poker tournament, with a number of high-profile players taking part.

The television show ‘Poker Night in America’ is filming the tournament’s final table on December 2nd as well as a high-stakes cash game on December 3rd.

The Poker Open has attracted a number of world-famous poker players such as Greg ‘Fossilman’ Raymer, Joe Cada, Darvin Moon, Don O’Brien and Steve Dannenmann. All of them are participating in the high-stakes cash game along with two local players; it is an invite only game with buy-ins of up to $20,000.

The Main Event includes two starting days with re-entry options and a first-place prize of over $100,000.

The Assistant General Manager of Rivers Casino, Bud Green, said “We’re about to find out who is the best poker player in Pittsburgh. As a bonus, we’re thrilled to be attracting some players you usually only see on TV to our poker room.”

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