Nationally-Televised HPT Returns to River City Casino in St. Louis, Missouri April 19-29th

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Life-Changing Money Up for Grabs during River City Casino’s St. Louis Poker Showdown

An estimated one million dollars is up for grabs in the third St. Louis Poker Showdown April 19th –29th at River City Casino, the Midwest’s premier poker destination.

The 11-day 2013 St. Louis Poker Showdown will include 6 preliminary events; a main event that runs April 26-29th; and a ‘last chance’ cash tournament April 28th. More than five thousand players from 28 states are expected to attend, including St. Louis’ own Dennis Phillips, HPT 2012 champion Greg “Fossilman’ Raymer, plus a host of television and sports celebrities and athletes.

“River City Casino has quickly become one of the main stops for major tournament poker because we quite simply cater to the player. From complimentary shuttle service, to special room rates, dedicated cocktail service, a wide variety of dining options, plus a brand new covered parking structure and rising prize pools, River City Casino offers the best in gaming, the best in entertainment and now the best in tournament play,”said Anthony Chester, Tournament Director at River City Casino and Lumière Place Casino and Hotels.

River City Casino’s St. Louis Poker Showdown ‘buy-ins’ range from $50 up to $1650 for the main event. The tournament schedule and structure will be available soon at and For more information on the 2013 St. Louis Poker Showdown at River City Casino please call the River City Casino poker room at (314) 388-7589.

About River City Casino

River City Casino, which opened in March 2010, is St. Louis' newest gateway to an exciting entertainment experience. Located approximately 10 miles south of downtown St. Louis, in the community of Lemay, the multi-use complex includes a 90,000-square-foot casino with more than 2,100 slot machines and 55 table games, including poker, several restaurants, and other amenities. An expansion, scheduled for completion in the second half of 2013, will include a 200-room hotel, a 14,000 square-foot multi-purpose center and, now open, a covered parking structure with approximately 1,600 spaces. River City Casino is located at 777 River City Casino Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63125. Call 888-578-7289 or visit for information.

About HPT

Founded in 2005, Heartland Poker Tour is built on a grass roots strategy, “Real People, Unreal Money.” HPT provides poker enthusiasts a televised “Texas No Limit Hold ‘em” poker tour with affordable buy-ins. HPT is currently filming Season VIII and in available in over 100 million US homes each week. For more information and a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit

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