LINCOLN, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Main Event of its popular Sweet 16 Tournament Series just one day away, Thunder Valley Casino Resort announced today that the final table will be broadcast live online on the poker room's blog at http://pokerroom.thundervalleyresort.com.
The Sweet 16 Tournament Series began March 28 leading up to the Main Event, which starts April 12. The final table broadcast will be April 15 at 4 p.m.
The Series offered 16 events with a mix of games and structures including Omaha, HORSE, Six Handed No Limit Hold'em, and Bounty events. The Series featured over $400,000 in guaranteed prize money over the two and half weeks of tournaments.
"This is an exciting opportunity for people to watch the Main Event and be a part of the action," said Ben Erwin, Poker Room Director at Thunder Valley. "The poker blog has all the latest information on our tournaments and is updated daily with our jackpots, so this is a great way to incorporate that fresh poker content with the energy of a live final table. Thus far the Sweet 16 Tournament Series has attracted players from all over the west coast, so we expect a competitive field in the Main Event and sensational play at the final table."This is the second time the poker room at Thunder Valley Casino Resort has broadcast a final table live. In December nearly one thousand viewers tuned in to watch the exciting conclusion of the inaugural Ante Up Nor Cal Classic. For more information on the tournament and poker room go to www.thundervalleyresort.com/casino/poker or call the poker room at (916) 408-7777 ext. 8910. Thunder Valley Casino Resort has been in the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations since 2011. Located 30 miles east of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort offers 250,000 square feet of gaming space – including over 2,700 slot and video machines, 113 table games and a live poker room with space for 210 players. Thunder Valley has 14 restaurants and bars, including High Steaks Steakhouse, Red Lantern and a 500-seat Buffet as well as Mingle Bar, Falls Bar, Thunder Bar and High Steaks Bar. Thunder Valley Casino Resort is also home to a luxury, 17-story hotel with 297 rooms, including 40 suites and an expansive outdoor pool complete with private cabanas and Coconut, a poolside bar. The Spa at Thunder Valley features a wide variety of treatments including the exclusive 24-carat gold leaf facial. Also on property is a 3,700-space parking structure that leads guests directly into the casino and hotel. For more information on upcoming promotions, entertainment and ticket sales, or to make a reservation at Thunder Valley's AAA Four Diamond resort, visit www.thundervalleyresort.com . The United Auburn Indian Community opened Thunder Valley in June 2003. SOURCE Thunder Valley Casino Resort