4/28/2014 – FESTIVAL POKER TOURNAMENT TAKES TO THE WATER ON TUESDAY

BetAmerica is New Sponsor of Event

April 28, 2014. Louisville, KY.   – BetAmerica joins the Kentucky Derby Festival this year as the title sponsor of the 8th annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, set for tomorrow night aboard the Belle of Cincinnati steamboat.

“BetAmerica is proud to take part in the fun and excitement the Kentucky Derby Festival brings to Louisville,” said Merv Huber, Marketing Manager of BetAmerica. “We look forward to a spirited Texas Hold’Em tournament in the Bluegrass State.”

Boarding and check-in begin at 4 p.m., with a one-hour cruise and tournament starting at 6 p.m. The $125 buy-in includes $10,000 worth of chips and a commemorative BetAmerica Derby Festival Texas Hold ‘Em metal event pin.  Guests can watch all the action on board for a $15 entry fee. Call (502) 584-FEST to register.

An add-on will be available for the first hour of play for $40 for $4,000 worth of chips. First place is $5,000. Cash prizes will also be awarded from first to 24th place. Payouts are based on 325 players; payouts will be prorated based on actual number of players. License #ORG0001638.

BetAmerica is the new title sponsor of the event.  The contributing sponsor is 1450 AM The Sports Buzz

About BetAmerica.com

BetAmerica.com is a service of Lien Games Racing LLC, a licensed and regulated Service Provider by the North Dakota Racing Commission. BetAmerica.com is the only legal multi-vertical online gaming website in the USA, offering horse and greyhound racing wagering on more than 200 tracks (including Churchill Downs and Keeneland) and FanEx Sports contests on MLB, NBA, NFL games. BetAmerica’s mission is to provide legal, safe and secure online gaming in the USA. New players can take advantage of a 100% bonus on their first deposit up to $300.

About KDF

Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.

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