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Rivers Casino Gears Up For Pittsburgh Poker Open

15-Day Series Begins November 5


This week, the Pittsburgh Poker Open returns to Rivers Casino for several weeks of tournaments, along with the Poker Night In America cash game TV show, which is broadcast on CBS Sports.

The poker series begins Nov. 5 and features 48 events, highlighted by the $1,000+$100 no-limit hold’em championship event that starts on Nov. 20. The tournament has two starting flights and boasts a $100,000 guarantee. Players can win their seat for as little as $110+$10 in re-entry satellites running on Nov. 15, 19, 20 and 21.

While the series wraps up on the felt, poker celebrities such as Phil Laak, David baker, Dennis Phillips, Matt Glantz, Jennifer Harman, Tom Schneider, Shaun Deeb and Jennifer Tilly will be competing on Poker Night In America.

The televised cash game is open to spectators during two sessions of play between 12-4 pm and 5-9 pm on Nov. 20-23.

“Poker Night in America gives our guests an opportunity to play side by side with some of today’s best poker players,” said Craig Clark, general manager of Rivers Casino. “We’re looking forward to a fierce and fun competition among both the local and professional players this year.”

For more information about the action, visit the Rivers Casino homepage.