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Card Player Poker Tour: Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Kicks Off March 21

The CPPT Atlantis Main Event Will Feature a $125,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool


Atlantis Resort Casino SpaA fourth Card Player Poker Tour Season II champion will be crowned March 30 at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada when the final cards are dealt in the $1,100 no-limit hold’em $125,000 guarantee main event.

The 19-tournament series will begin March 21 with a $340 no-limit hold’em $50,000 guarantee and wrap up with a $120 no-limit hold’em turbo March 30. Satellites to the main event will begin March 20.

Throughout the series players can chose from a variety of tournament styles and games including limit hold’em, Omaha eight-or-better and no-limit hold’em turbos, survivors and bounties.

“Players can expect generous structures allowing for a lot of play. This is one of the reasons many traveling tournament players return to our events year after year,” said Tournament Director Keith Dames, “Our unique tournament setting offers beautiful views of the snow capped Sierra Nevada Mountains and the timing of our event allows for betting on all the late-March college basketball action.”

Last year John Miner scored upwards of $45,000 when he took down the main event during the tour’s inaugural stop at the Reno resort.

“Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is very excited to host the CPPT tour this March,” said Publicist Tracie Barnthouse. “The tour brings some of the very best poker play and passionate fans. We look forward to hosting the tournament and expect a fantastic crowd.”

When players are not participating in the CPPT tournaments they can enjoy plenty of other casino action Atlantis has to offer.

“Aside from the exciting play, there’s no better place than Atlantis to host a CPPT tournament,” Barnthouse said. “Our casino floor is always packed, and our machines are red hot – a guest hit a $3.89 million jackpot in February, and Money Maker, Reno’s longest-running casino wide progressive that starts at $20,000 and is guaranteed to hit by $50,000, continues to pay out big. Atlantis has awarded over $5.9 million in progressives.”

The day before the main event begins, March 27, players can treat themselves to a Spirited Wine Dinner complete with wines from Frank Family Vineyards. The six-course meal includes Maine lobster, Kobe steak and more, perfectly paired with Frank Family wines. Reservations are encouraged at 775-824-4411.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is Reno’s newest AAA Four Diamond resort situated at the base of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and conveniently located in the heart of Reno’s entertainment district.

CPPT Atlantis 2013 Final Table Results

1. John Miner – $45,153
2. Jerry Morrell – $45,153
3. Jeffrey Spruitenburg – $21,195
4. Ralph Kingan – $14,928
5. Billy Lee – $11,519
6. Tanya Kirk – $8,754
7. Dustin Fox – $6,819
8. Matt Kramer – $5,068
9. Steven Michaelis – $3,594

CPPT Atlantis Schedule

3/20/14 Mega-Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$10
3/20/14 Mega-Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$10
3/21/14 No-Limit Hold’em (1A) $300+$40 $50,000
3/21/14 Super Satellite to $340 No-Limit Hold’em $40+$5
3/21/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/22/14 No-Limit Hold’em (1B) $300+$40 $50,000
3/22/14 Omaha Hi-Lo $100+$20
3/22/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em Black Chip Bounty ($100) $300+$40
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em (2) $300+$40 $50,000
3/23/14 Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/23/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Max $200+$30
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Win the Button $200+$30
3/24/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/25/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mega-Stack Survivor $200+$30
3/25/14 Super Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/25/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/26/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mega-Stack Survivor $200+$30
3/26/14 Super Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/26/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/27/14 Turbo Satellite to $550 No-Limit Hold’em $60+$10
3/27/14 No-Limit Hold’em $500+$50 $40,000
3/27/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/27/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 Turbo-Mega Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (1A) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/28/14 Super Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/28/14 Super Satellite to $1,100 Main Event w/ $100 Re-buys $100+$20
3/29/14 Mega-Satellite to $1,100 Main Event $100+$20
3/29/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (1B) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/29/14 No-Limit Hold’em Survivor $100+$20
3/30/14 Mega-Stack No Limit Hold’em $200+$30
3/30/14 No-Limit Hold’em Main Event (2) $1,000+$80+$20 $125,000
3/30/14 No-Limit Hold’em Mini-Main Turbo $100+$20

The Card Player Poker Tour (CPPT)is a series of live poker tournaments started by Card Player Media, publishers of the preeminent poker magazine Card Player, and poker web portal The tour features live web broadcasting of its final table events, as well as a players’ points system. For more information, click here.