ULTIMATE POKER HOSTS HALL OF FAME POKER
GAME FEATURING LEGENDARY UFC® FIGHTERS
AT RED DOCK CASINO RESORT AND SPA NOV. 15
In honor of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®’s (UFC®) 20th anniversary, Ultimate Poker will host a Hall of Fame Poker Game featuring world-renowned UFC® fighters and personalities Chuck Liddell, Forrest Griffin, Matt Hughes, Royce Gracie and Bruce Buffer at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa at the Race and Sports Book from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.
Ultimate Poker Team U professional players, including Jason Somerville, William Reynolds, Brent Hanks, Phil Collins, Lauren Kling, Dan O’Brien and Jeremy Ausmus, will be on hand to assist the UFC personalities. Although they won’t be playing, each pro will advise their partner on the best moves to make throughout the game. In addition to playing, Buffer will entertain fans with his one-of-a-kind commentary throughout the match.
“Anytime you put UFC fighters at the table, there’s going to be some heavy competition to win. It’s in our nature,” said UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell. “The Hall of Fame Poker Game is a great addition to the UFC’s 20th anniversary celebration. Poker is a great game of skill, just like the UFC.”
One lucky individual will have a chance to win a seat at the Hall of Fame Poker Game and play against the UFC legends. Those with an Ultimate Poker account may enter into the Hall of Fame Poker Game Satellite Freeroll taking place online on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. Residents and tourists alike located in the state of Nevada can sign up for a free Ultimate Poker account for the chance to play in the freeroll and win. The freeroll champion will earn a seat at the Hall of Fame Poker Game to play in a six-handed sit and go tournament with UFC superstars at Red Rock Resort on Nov. 15.
Spectators aged 21 and over can catch the action live inside the Race and Sports Book while enjoying drink specials from event co-sponsor Bud Light. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The match will be broadcast on televisions throughout the sports book allowing audience members to catch all the action.
During the game, Ultimate Poker will give away two pairs of tickets to UFC 167 on Saturday, Nov. 16. Follow Ultimate Poker on Twitter for details on how to win. Fans must be present to win.
No real money will be exchanged during the game. Players will be competing for bragging rights only.
Ultimate Poker offers an exhilarating and secure online poker experience to anyone age 21 and over located in the state of Nevada. Players in Nevada can play now at UltimatePoker.com, while any player in the world can sign up and deposit in advance of visiting Nevada.
About Ultimate Gaming/Ultimate Poker:
Ultimate Gaming represents a new breed of online gaming company backed by regulation and driven to create authentic entertainment experiences across online gaming platforms. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and was founded by four of the most prominent entrepreneurs in the city’s recent gaming and technology history. In 2011, Ultimate Gaming acquired CyberArts, allowing the company to create and maintain its own proprietary casino software complete with a clean regulatory slate.
Ultimate Poker is the first licensed online poker room in the state of Nevada, leading the way through extraordinary service, best-in-class rewards, and a true-to-its-roots poker experience. Created by online poker specialists and backed by Las Vegas gaming leaders, Ultimate Poker brings fun back to the online felt by merging entertainment, competition, and the gaming lifestyle. Ultimate Poker is the exclusive online gaming partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®), the fastest growing sports organization in the world, and is the online poker product of Station Casinos, the preferred gaming destination for Las Vegas locals.
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About Station Casinos:
Since 1976, Station Casinos LLC has been the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station’s 18 properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station owns and operates 10 hotel/casinos including: Red Rock Resort, Palace Station, Boulder Station, Sunset Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Santa Fe Station, Texas Station, Fiesta Rancho and Fiesta Henderson and the Days Inn at Wild Wild West . It also owns and operates an additional eight casinos under its Wildfire Gaming Division. . In addition, Station owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, LLC, which is the manager of the Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.