Regional Tournament Boosts Jamul Casino's Poker Popularity
JAMUL, Calif., July 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With over $150,000 in prize money, Jamul Casino will attract the most talented regional players during its 2nd Annual San Diego Poker Classic from August 10-20, 2023. As Jamul Casino's marquee poker event, the popular tournament is anticipated to draw players from Los Angeles, Riverside, and Orange Counties, as well as San Diego County. Key events include the Weekend Opener with a $50,000 guarantee, and the San Diego Poker Classic Main Event with a $100,000 guarantee. Jamul Casino's poker programming is one of the most robust and professional in Southern California.
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The San Diego Poker Classic features 14 trophy events, including:
Interested players may register in person at Jamul Casino.
Jamul Poker History
Jamul Casino launched its highly successful poker programming in 2019 with the opening of its Poker Room. The spacious suite, located on the gaming floor, hosts weekly tournaments with varying levels of buy-ins and prize pools. Jamul Casino's Poker Room has also hosted numerous celebrities including: professional players Tiffany Michelle, Lena Evans, Maria Ho, and World Series of Poker champion Scott Blumstein; former professional athletes such as Jeremy Roenick, Nick Barnett, Jim Laslavic, and Charlie Joiner; and celebrities including Survivor legend "Boston Rob" Mariano and former California First Lady Maria Shriver.
Jamul Casino's Poker Innovator and Manager, John Rochfort, says, "Jamul Casino has a very robust poker program, and some of the best facilities in Southern California. The San Diego Poker Classic has helped boost the Casino's popularity, and I'm anticipating the upcoming luxury, boutique hotel will kick-up our poker stakes even more." He adds, "Good luck to our aspiring winners!"
About Jamul Casino
Opened in 2016, the Jamul Casino is located in Jamul, California, San Diego County, and is owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation (JIVDC), a wholly owned enterprise of the Tribe. The $430 million award-winning casino features nearly 1,700 slot machines, 46 live table games, a dedicated poker room, and various restaurants, bars, and lounges. Jamul Casino supports 1,200 permanent jobs in the region and is the closest casino to downtown San Diego, which is the eighth-largest city in the United States by population. For more information about Jamul Casino, please visit www.jamulcasinosd.com.
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