TITLE

Marching bank kick-starts WSOP

AUTHOR(S)
Stutz, Howard
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/9/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of the six-week run of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada. The University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) marching band entered the tournament room playing "Viva Las Vegas" to salute a field of 352 players who placed a $10,000 bet each to play in the first event, a $10,000 Pot Limit Hold'em tournament. Doyle Brunson, legendary 10-time WSOP bracelet winner, initiated the proceedings with the traditional Shuffle Up and Deal announcement.
ACCESSION #
32767955

 

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