Media Advisory - Final days of action at the BC Poker Championships - River
Rock Casino Resort - Nov. 21-22

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 21 /CNW/ - All media is invited to come and check-out the final action at the fifth annual BC Poker Championships as there are only a few tables left and a handful of players fighting for the first place prize worth $364,364.

A number of local poker players are still in the game along with Liz Lieu. Lieu was honored by the WSOP and ESPN as a "Final Table Grand Marshall" along with Johnny Chan in 2006. Since 2008, Lieu has earned over $690,000 in live tournament play.

Some of the other international poker stars such as Lacey Jones, Maria Ho, Tiffany Michelle, Gavin Smith, Brad "Yukon" Booth and Greg 'FBT' Mueller did not succeed in their quest to get to the final table but they are currently on-site and cheering on the remaining players.

The estimated prize pool for this year's BC Poker Championships is $2.5 million. The River Rock Casino Resort is hosting the tournament in partnership with PlayNow.com.

    
    What: Main Event - BC Poker Championships
    When: Saturday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 22 (12 pm - 8 pm)
    Where: River Rock Casino Resort - 8811 River Road, Richmond BC
    

The public is welcome to come and watch as admission is free.

SOURCE River Rock Casino Resort

For further information: For further information: For all media inquiries and if you would like to interview any of the poker players or stars please contact: Sonja Mandic, Manager, Media and Responsible Gaming, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, (604) 889-7114, smandic@gcgaming.com

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