COMMERCE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 1, 2011) - When it comes to tournament poker, Commerce Casino is first and foremost with its progressive instincts and it is taking those fan-friendly approaches to new levels through social media.
Commerce Casino's second Facebook Fan Exclusive No Limit Hold'em Tournament will be held Friday, September 16. Only Facebook "Fans" of Commerce Casino are eligible for the one-day event with a $10,000 Guarantee.
The popular poker casino's first Facebook Fan Exclusive event broke new ground in poker promotions and the September event, a part of The Commerce Hold'em Series August 31 through September 18, is expected to build significantly on the success of the original.
The tournament allows both new and established fans of the Commerce Casino social media community a chance to interact with each other through real live tournament play in the World's Largest Poker Casino. The tournament also serves as a refreshing welcome to those playing online no-stakes poker by providing a chance to win real money.
To be eligible to participate in the Facebook Fan Exclusive Tournament, poker players must be Facebook Fans of Commerce Casino. That's easy enough to do by simply logging into Commerce Casino's site on Facebook and choosing "Like." The buy-in is $60 for the $10,000 Guarantee.
Players attending The Commerce Hold'em Series Facebook Fan Exclusive Tournament will have the opportunity to sign a giant 50-inch Commemorative Poker Chip as they enter the tournament room. After signing the chip, each player will be given a raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes throughout the tournament, including sporting event tickets, concert tickets, Commerce Casino sweatshirts and hats, gift certificates to the Manhattan Deli and more.
A photo of the 50" Commemorative Poker Chip will be uploaded to the official Commerce Casino Facebook page where fans will have the opportunity to tag themselves in the photo as part of the fun.
The Facebook Fan Exclusive is just one of the many rewards that are and will be available to poker players as Commerce Casino ratchets up its efforts in social media to provide additional benefits and opportunities to poker players everywhere. It's a fitting extension of what Commerce Casino and poker achieve. The friendly casino provides a social setting every day with its many games for an entire spectrum of poker players, from highly-accomplished professionals to those new to the game but no less dedicated and determined to be successful.
While Commerce Casino's progressive tendencies are unparalleled in the gaming industry, its core values have remained constant through three decades. Its solid reputation has been established as a place where guarantees mean guarantee and maintaining the confidence of its players is of the highest priority.
In order to qualify, a person must be 21 and over and have a Facebook account, LIKE the Commerce Casino Facebook page (www.facebook.com/commercecasino) and RSVP to the Commerce Hold'em Series Facebook Fan Exclusive Tournament on the Events Tab before September 15th at 7:00pm PST. Players must sign up for a Commerce Casino Players Card in person, if they don't already have one, at the Casino Services desk prior to the start of the Tournament. Valid government-issued photo identification is required for admission.*
To view Commerce Casino's full tournament schedule and starting times, go to www.CommerceCasino.com or call (323) 721-2100. To follow the tournaments, go to http://www.commercetournaments.com.
About Commerce Casino
Commerce Casino, the largest poker casino in the world, has more than 200 tables featuring about every form of poker: Texas Hold'em, 7-Card Stud, Omaha, Pot Limit, Mexican Poker, Pineapple, Draw, Low-Ball and many others. Also offered are Baccarat -- with the most tables in California -- Pan and California games. Commerce Casino is also recognized for its innovative "Bring Your Home Game to Commerce" program enabling poker fans to invite friends/family for a casual home game, bachelor party or birthday celebration with a professional dealer in a casino setting. Horseracing fans can also find the Commerce Casino Racebook a great setting for off track betting. Commerce Casino is located at 6131 East Telegraph Rd., Commerce, CA 90040, just off the Santa Ana (5) Freeway at the Washington Blvd. exit. For more information, go to CommerceCasino.com or call 323.721.2100.
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* Tournament seats are subject to availability with a maximum of (1) seat per person. A seat at the Facebook Fan Exclusive Tournament is not transferable. This may not to be combined with any other offer. Commerce Casino reserves the right to eject any person from Tournament deemed to be engaging in improper conduct. See facebook.com/commercecasino for full details. Tournament is sponsored solely by Commerce Casino and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc.
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