South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa Announces $65,000 Freeroll Tournament

LAS VEGAS, NV – Michael Gaughan’s South Point is at it again. Poker Room Manager, Joe DiGiacomo, has announced the South Point Poker Room will play host to a $65,000 Texas Hold‘em Red White and Blue Freeroll Tournament.

To qualify, players must log 75 hours of play between April 1st and June 30th 2008 in the South Point Poker Room. Players are responsible for clocking in and out with the poker room. Players who have qualified will play round one on July 7th , 8th, or 9th at 7:00 PM. A $5.00 “bounty” will be awarded when a player knocks another player out of the tournament. Chip leaders at the end of each night will receive a $500.00 bonus. If there is a tie, the $500.00 will be split equally.

The top ten chip leaders from each night (July 7th, 8th, 9th) will return to play in the finals on Sunday July 13th 2008 at 2:00 PM. Each player will continue with the same number of chips in which they ended round one. The night will end with 10 players of the final table. Cash prizes will be paid to the top 30 places.

1st Place = $22,000
2nd Place = $12,000
3rd Place = $8,000
4th Place = $6,000
5th Place = $3,000
6th-10th Place = $1,500
11th-30th Place = $200

DiGiacomo said, “I am very excited for this tournament. It is a great opportunity for all players to be in a big time tournament and walk away with quite a bit of cash.”

South Point Poker Room offers No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments at 10:00 AM seven days a week and evening tournaments at 7:00 PM Monday-Thursday. For more information contact the South Point Poker Room at (702) 796-7111 or go to

Contact: Courtney Fitzgerald
Director of Public Relations
South Point Hotel and Casino