LAS VEGAS -- Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:HET) said the third season of the popular World Series of Poker Circuit will include 11 tournament stops that will bring high-stakes poker action and
Harrah's New Orleans will be one of the stops on the WSOP Circuit.
excitement to players at nine Harrah's-operated casinos around the country.
"For the first time, our Circuit events are tied to the World Series of Poker
in Las Vegas
," said Jeffrey Pollack, Commissioner of the WSOP. "If you win the $5,000 buy-in no-limit hold'em
Circuit championship at one of our properties, you're headed to Las Vegas to play in our Main Event."
The 2006-07 World Series of Poker Circuit begins September 7 at Harrah's Lake Tahoe and includes events at Harrah's casinos in venues such as Las Vegas, Atlantic City
, New Orleans, and Tunica, Mississippi
Each World Series of Poker Circuit stop will offer several tournaments with buy-ins ranging from a few hundred dollars to $5,000 for the No-Limit Texas Hold'em Circuit Championship. The winner of each Circuit $5,000 buy-in finale will receive cash as well as a seat in the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold'Em World Championship at the 2007 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
The schedule for the WSOP Circuit follows:
Sep. 7-17, 2006 Harrah's Tahoe
Sep. 25-Oct. 4, 2006 Grand Tunica
Oct. 19-Nov. 2, 2006 Caesars Indiana
Dec. 9-19, 2006 Harrah's Atlantic City
Jan. 8-17, 2007 Grand Tunica
Jan. 29-Feb. 7, 2007 Horseshoe Council Bluffs
Feb. 11-21, 2007 Harrah's Rincon
Mar. 5-14, 2007 Caesars Atlantic City
Mar. 26-Apr. 4, 2007 Caesars Indiana
Apr. 23-May 2, 2007 Caesars Las Vegas
May 14-23, 2007 Harrah's New Orleans
Circuit schedules are subject to change. Information on individual Circuit events can be found at www.worldseriesofpoker.com.
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