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The Meadows Ups the Ante in Popular Slot Tournament

Publish Date
August 26, 2013
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WASHINGTON, PA. -The Meadows Racetrack and Casino announced the kickoff of their $250,000 Slot Tournament with multi-day satellite tournaments leading up to the main event scheduled for December 14.  The Washington County entertainment facility has increased the overall prize pool by $50,000 from previous slot tournaments - again claiming the designation as Pennsylvania’s largest slot tournament.

“The Meadows slot tournaments have been an extremely popular venue for our guests, said Sean Sullivan, vice president and general manager of The Meadows.  “These tournaments add an enhanced level of excitement to their entertainment experience.”
The $250,000 Slot Tournament is open to the public and will consist of three satellite tournaments with a maximum of 1,008 players for each event, all playing 24 designated machines within the casino.  The top 200 players from each satellite tournament will advance to the Main Event on December 14.  The top 21 players in the Opening Round, along with the three satellite winners will play in Grand Prize Round.

Slot Tournament Dates, Qualifying Periods, Prizes:                                     
Satellite Tournaments   (10am to 5pm – Check in begins at 8:30am)
•    Saturday, September 28
o    Qualifying Period 8/19/13 – 9/15/13
•    Saturday, October  26
o    Qualifying Period 9/16/13 – 10/13/13
•    Saturday, November 23
o    Qualifying Period 10/14/13 – 11/10/13

Satellite Tournament Prizes
1st Place          $7,500
2nd Place         $3,750
3rd Place         $1,875
4th Place          $1,125
5th Place          $750

Top 200 will receive $100 Slot FreePlaySM and advance to the Finals on Saturday, December 14.

Slot Tournament Finals - Saturday, December 14
Opening Round (10am to 4pm – Check in begins at 8:30am)
Grand Prize Round (5pm) – Top 21 from Opening Round and 3 Winners from the Satellite Tournaments

Slot Tournament Finals Prizes
1st Place          $100,000
2nd Place         $20,000
3rd Place         $12,500
4th Place          $7,500
5th Place          $5,000

*The Slot Tournament is open to the public.  Players can qualify for invitation by meeting minimum gaming requirements.
**Players participating in the satellite tournaments will have the chance of winning entry into the Main Event.
*** The 1st Place Winner of Slot Satellite 1 is not eligible to participate in Satellite 2 or 3 and the 1st Place Winner of Satellite 2 is not eligible to participate in Satellite 3.

About the Meadows Racetrack & Casino:
A world-class entertainment destination, The Meadows features over 80 table games and more than 3,300 slot machines, premier restaurants with spectacular views of the gaming floor and the racetrack, a racing grandstand with VIP suites, a simulcast area, and an all-ages bowling center.   The Meadows also offers a high limit slots area and an exclusive high limit table games room featuring exceptional service in a relaxing, upscale setting.

About Cannery Casino Resorts:
The Meadows is owned by Las Vegas-based Cannery Casino Resorts (CCR).  CCR conceived, built and operates two highly regarded resorts in Las Vegas: the Cannery Casino & Hotel and the Eastside Cannery.