CINCINNATI (August 18, 2023) – The Moneymaker Tour announced today a 12-day series, featuring 18 trophy events at Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati from September 21 to October 2, 2023. Buy-ins range from $86 to $1,500, offering a price point for every type of player with more than $2 million in guarantees.
The Moneymaker Mystery Bounty event is a $600 buy-in with a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool running Thursday, September 21 to Sunday, September 24. The Moneymaker Main Event will have a $1,500 buy-in with a $1 million guaranteed prize pool to be held Wednesday, September 27 to Monday October 2. This tour is created by 2003 WSOP Champion and ACR Team Pro, Chris Moneymaker, and Moneymaker Executive Manager, Tony Burns. “Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati is excited to host Chris Moneymaker and his first Moneymaker Tour stop in the Midwest from September 21 through October 2 in the Hard Rock Event Center,” said Chris Herbert, Poker Room Manager at Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati. “Hard Rock has one of the most iconic and recognizable brands in the world,” said Tony Burns, Moneymaker Executive Manager. “To partner with them is an amazing opportunity for the Moneymaker Tour. We look forward to our first Casino and Midwest stop starting September 21.”

For more information visit: https://moneymakerpt.com.

About Chris Moneymaker:
Chris Moneymaker is an American poker player who won the Main Event at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP). His 2003 win is said to have revolutionized poker because he was the first person to become a world champion after qualifying at an online poker site. This has been referred to in the press as the “Moneymaker effect.”

About Moneymaker Tour:
The Moneymaker Tour is an exciting poker tournament series with offerings for every type of tournament player. The tournament series is taking place at various locations across the United States. The Moneymaker Tour was created by 2003 WSOP Champion and ACR Team Pro, Chris Moneymaker and Moneymaker Executive Manager, Tony Burns.

About Hard Rock®:
Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in over 70 countries spanning 290 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s largest and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 87,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock Hotels has been honoured by J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study as the number one brand in Outstanding Guest Satisfaction for two consecutive years, and among the top Upper Upscale Hotels for four consecutive years.
HRI became the first privately-owned gaming company designated a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal in 2021 and has since been honoured threefold. Hard Rock was also honoured by Forbes among the World’s Best Employers, as well as Best Employers for Women, Diversity and New Grads and a Top Large Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry. In the 2022 Global Gaming Awards, Hard Rock was named Land-Based Operator of the Year for the second time in four years. In 2021, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos received first place ranking in the Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates Inc. and Spectrum Gaming Group for six of the last seven years. Hard Rock International currently holds investment grades from primary investment rating
agencies: S& Global Ratings (BBB) and Fitch Ratings (BBB). For more information on Hard Rock International, visit http://www.hardrock.com or shop.hardrock.com.

Tony Burns, Executive Manager MM Tour, tburns@moneymakerpt.com
Vanessa Simpson, Communications MM Tour, vanessa@acehollreiser.com