Thunder Valley Casino Resort to Host Poker Night in America Tournament

Dec 08, 2015, 15:31 ET from Thunder Valley Casino Resort

LINCOLN, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort is proud to announce that it will be hosting the Poker Night in America on property January 2016.

Poker Night is filming its High Stakes Cash Game action Jan. 29-31, along with the tournament series Main Event final table on Feb. 1, which will be aired on CBS Sports Network.

"We are thrilled to bring Poker Night in America to northern California," said Ben Erwin, Director of Poker Operations at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. "This gives our players the exclusive opportunity to compete under the lights, in the Main Event and in their high stakes cash game with some of the most well-known poker personalities, including both Phil Hellmuth and Maria Ho who are expected to be in attendance."

The tournament series kicks off Jan. 21 with open events for all players - culminating in a featured $1,650 buy-in Main Event and the televised Final Table.

"The addition of Poker Night in America further establishes Thunder Valley as one of the premier destinations in the country for top-level tournament poker action," said Erwin.

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Thunder Valley Casino Resort has been in the elite ranks of AAA Four Diamond award-winning resort destinations since 2011. Located 30 miles east of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort offers 250,000 square feet of gaming space – including over 2,500 slot and video machines, 103 table games and a live poker room with space for 240 players.

Thunder Valley Casino Resort has 14 restaurants and bars and is home to a luxury, 17-story hotel with 297 rooms, including 40 suites and an expansive outdoor pool complete with private cabanas and a poolside bar. 

The Spa at Thunder Valley features a wide variety of treatments including the Golden Veil Facial featuring exclusive Fleur's skincare products. Also on property is a 3,700-space parking structure that leads guests directly into the casino and hotel.   For more information on upcoming promotions, entertainment and ticket sales, or to make a reservation at Thunder Valley's AAA Four Diamond resort, visit

The United Auburn Indian Community opened Thunder Valley in June 2003.

CONTACT:  Doug Elmets
(916) 329-9180


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