British Columbia Lottery Corporation

British Columbia Lottery Corporation
River Rock Casino Resort

River Rock Casino Resort

November 22, 2008 21:19 ET

British Columbia Lottery Corporation and Great Canadian Gaming Corporation: Come Watch Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu at the BC Poker Championships!

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2008) - Who will reign as this year's BC Poker Championships winner?

Some of poker's biggest names, including; Daniel "Kid Poker" Negreanu, Canada's most popular professional poker player who's won four World Series of Poker bracelets and two World Poker Tour Championship titles.

Come out to watch the action unfold live on Sunday November 23, 2008 at the River Rock Show Theatre located at 8811 River Road, Richmond, BC.

The final table will feature six of the tournament's most skilled poker players.

Come out early and catch a glimpse of poker celebs such as: Brad "Yukon" Booth, Gavin Smith, Dennis Phillips, Maria Ho, Tiffany Michelle, Liz Lieu, Brian "Devo" Devonshire and more!

At 11 a.m. Lacey Jones, model turn professional poker player will be signing limited copies of Bluff Magazine!

The Main Event starts at noon and is free of charge to watch. Guests must be 19 years and older.

Great door prizes including BC Poker Championship card sets and hats.

All media are invited to come out for still photography, filming and interviews.

About BCLC

BCLC is a provincial Crown Corporation that offers socially responsible gaming entertainment while generating income that benefits all British Columbians. Last year more than 6,850 community and charitable organizations received community gaming grants. BCLC is an Official Supporter of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

About Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is a multi-jurisdictional gaming and entertainment operator with operations in British Columbia, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Washington State. The company operates ten casinos, five horseracing facilities, a community gaming center, two state-of-the-art show theatres and various associated hospitality outlets. Fore more information about all Great Canadian Casinos, visit

Contact Information

  • British Columbia Lottery Corporation
    Angela Law
    Corporate Communications Officer
    Cell: (604) 786-8606
    Great Canadian Gaming Corporation
    Howard Blank, Vice President, Corporate Communications,
    Entertainment & Responsible Gaming
    Cell: (604) 512-6066