PT’s Entertainment Group Awards One Lucky Guest a $10,000 Seat at the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event Championship
LAS VEGAS – June 1, 2012 – PT’s Entertainment Group (PTEG), operator of PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns, announced the winner of the $25,000 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Giveaway on Thursday, May 31. Elizabeth Rush, a semi-finalist from PT’s on Durango Drive, won a seat valued at $10,000 at the 2012 WSOP Main Event Championship to take place on Saturday, July 7 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
From May 1 through May 26, PT’s and Sierra Gold guests entered to win a seat to the WSOP Main Event. Semi-finalist drawings took place on May 26, where one winner from each tavern won an invitation to the WSOP giveaway event. Second place prize was $75 in slot play, and third place prize was $50 in slot play.
The PT’s and Sierra Gold WSOP Giveaway event took place on Thursday, May 31 at Sierra Gold on South Jones Boulevard. The semi-finalists from each tavern participated in a poker-themed drawing for the first place prize, a $10,000 seat to the WSOP No-Limit Hold 'em Championship event. Rush won with a full house, queens over jacks. Second place won $2,500, third place won $1,000, fourth place won $500, fifth place won $250, and sixth place through 40th place won $100 in slot play.
“We congratulate Elizabeth Rush on winning our first place prize to the World Series of Poker,” expressed Todd Parmelee, VP of Operations for PT’s Entertainment Group. “Promotions and prizes such as this make Golden Rewards one of the most popular player rewards programs in Las Vegas, especially with the addition of the Royal Elite level. More and more Las Vegas locals are enjoying unique experiences and prizes within our PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns.”
The WSOP giveaway event was sponsored by Miller Lite, the official beer of the WSOP.