MONEYMAKER TOUR RETURNS TO THE POKER ROOM AT PBKC OCT. 25 – NOV. 6 WITH MORE THAN $500,000 IN GUARANTEES AND 27 TROPHY EVENTS
West Palm Beach, FL - August 23, 2023 - The Poker Room at PBKC (Palm Beach Kennel Club) is proud to be teaming up with the Moneymaker Tour again for an exciting series of poker tournaments taking place Oct. 25 – Nov. 6, 2023. The 13-day event will feature 27 trophy events, more than $500,000 in guarantees and buy-ins for every type of player ranging from $86 to $1,500. The Moneymaker Main Event will have a $1,500 buy-in with a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool and is scheduled for Nov. 2 through Nov. 6. The Moneymaker Opening Event is a $500 buy-in Mystery Bounty with a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool running from Oct. 25th – Oct. 29th. The tour was created by 2003 WSOP Champion and ACR Pro, Chris Moneymaker and Moneymaker Tour Executive Manager, Tony Burns.
The Poker Room hosted the Inaugural MM Tour event in May and the Series was very successful with 3,145 entries, more than $1.4 Million in prize money paid out and some amazing moments. Chris Moneymaker played in several events and was honored on the 20th anniversary of his WSOP Main Event Championship. The other big celebrity was 100 year old World War II veteran and regular, Gene Calden, who won Event #5 for $5,160. There were 262 entries for the Main Event won by Mike Rossi, who satellited into the event for $90 off ACR Poker. Rossi won the Main Event 20 years to date of Chris Moneymaker's historic WSOP Main Event win collecting $134,265 in winnings.
“We are very excited to welcome back the Moneymaker Tour at PBKC,” said Noah Carbone, PBKC Poker Room Director & Asst. General Manager. "The inaugural tour event in May proved to be a great fit for us with a variety of popular events appealing to all types of poker players. We recognized all that was great in May and put together an even better series for Oct. 25 to Nov. 6,” he added.
"The Moneymaker Tour looks forward to returning to PBKC this October as we continue to grow our partnership. The inaugural series was an amazing success with great stories from Gene Calden to Main Event winner Mike Rossi.” said Tony Burns, MM Tour Executive Manager.
Contacts: Theresa Hume, Director of Publicity firstname.lastname@example.org (561) 683-2222, 120
Noah Carbone, Poker Room Director, 561-683-2222, ext. 156,
Tony Burns, Executive Manager MM Tour, email@example.com
Vanessa Simpson, Communications Director – firstname.lastname@example.org
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 PBKC and the Poker Room: PBKC is YOUR ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION with Poker, Casino Table Games, Off-Track Betting, Paddock Live Events and Exceptional Eats. The newly renovated Poker Room at PBKC features daily cash games, high hand promotions, mega bad beat jackpots and exciting tournaments. The Poker Room also features monthly $100K Guarantee Multi-Flight tournaments. Tournaments players can earn frequent player points to win cash prizes and featured event entries. Live streaming is available for final tables on Twitch and YouTube. The newly expanded Casino Table game area offers Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Three-Card Poker with $5 minimum play.
For more information, tournament schedule and structures, visit: pbkennelclub.com or moneymakerpt.com