Breeders' Cup Partners with DeepStacks Poker Tour, Named Presenting Sponsor of Tour

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Inaugural Season Kicks Off On Feb. 17 With $200,000 Guarantee Western New York Poker Championship Main Event

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“It is truly a great honor to be partnered with such a well respected brand and world class event in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships," said DeepStacks Poker Tour CEO Chris Torina.

DeepStacks Poker Tour (http://www.deepstackspokertour.com), poker’s new and exciting tournament series that offers elite pros, television and online streaming coverage and player-friendly structures, is thrilled to announce that the Breeders’ Cup has signed on as the presenting sponsor for Season 1.

As an official marketing partner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, the most prestigious and influential event in the sport of Thoroughbred racing, DeepStacks Poker Tour knows how to deliver an unsurpassed poker tournament experience.

“It is truly a great honor to be partnered with such a well respected brand and world class event in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. We feel this partnership aligns our mutual interests while offering our players the very best in televised poker,” said DeepStacks Poker Tour CEO Chris Torina.

“We were pleased with our initial foray into poker during this past year’s event and this partnership with DeepStacks is the next logical step in progression as we continue to strive to reach the poker audience” commented Peter Rotondo, Vice President of Media and Entertainment for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The Breeders’ Cup will be staged at Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles, CA on November 2 and 3, 2012.

As the Tour’s presenting sponsor, Breeders’ Cup will also get prominent signage, table logos, sponsored television segments and brand integration across all DeepStacks platforms.

DeepStacks Poker Tour (DSPT) Presented by Breeders’ Cup proudly kicks off its inaugural season Friday, February 17, 2012 with the $1500 buy-in Western New York Poker Championship from Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in beautiful Niagara Falls, NY.

DeepStacks Poker Tour Presented by the Breeders’ Cup will feature stops in California, New York, Nevada, Florida, New England and Montreal, Canada. Full schedule to be released Spring 2012.

For more information, visit http://www.deepstackspokertour.com
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About Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The 2012 World Championships will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Total purses for the two-day event, Nov. 2-3, are more than $25 million. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, http://www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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