For the second time in Season 8, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin will play host to a $350 buy-in, $100,000 guaranteed MSPT Regional Event. The stop will run July 15-23 with a series of satellites feeding into the Regional Event.

The Regional Event will be held over four days beginning Thursday, July 20 with Day 1A at 5 p.m. Day 1A will play16 levels. Friday's and Saturday's Day 1B and 1C will start at 5 p.m. and 2 p.m. respectively and also play 16 levels. Players who advance to Day 2 from a previous flight are not eligible to play in a subsequent flight. The remaining players from each flight will combine on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. and play until a champion is crowned.

The MSPT has hosted three previous Regional Events at Potawatomi. The first was back in January 2016 when Oscar Arndt topped a field of 904 entries to win a $58,964 first-place prize. Six months later, it was Vinh Tran who conquered a record field of 1,169 entries to win $49,944 after striking a heads-up deal with Ryan Gatrel.

More recently, Craig Trost bested a field of 1,228 entrants – at the time the largest tournament by attendance ever held in Wisconsin – to take home a $63,252 prize. The MSPT also visited the property in April when poker pro Ari Engel topped a field of 495 entries to win the $1,100 Main Event for $114,876.

“In the last four years, few properties have come on as strong as Potawatomi,” says MSPT President Bryan Mileski. “Not only is it a gorgeous property with a great poker room featuring some of the area’s best cash game action, it’s set right in the heart of Milwaukee. Without a doubt, Poto is one of the Midwest’s premier entertainment destination, offering guests the best in gaming, dining and entertainment.”

The latest MSPT Potawatomi Regional, the fourth held at the venue, will be the 19th Regional Event since their inception at the beginning of 2015. The Regional Events are designed to offer players the opportunity to play MSPT’s lauded “Chainsaw-Approved” $1,100 Main Event structure at a more affordable price point.

Satellites for the upcoming MSPT Potawatomi Regional event will begin June 18.

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Potawatomi Hotel & Casino features six award-winning restaurants, the intimate 500-seat Northern Lights Theater and more than 60,000 sq. feet of event space. A 381-room, 19-story hotel opened in August 2014.

It has come a long way since its opening in 1991 when the Forest County Potawatomi first opened as a 45,800-square foot bingo hall, making it the first tribal off-reservation gaming operation in the country.

Aside from gaming, Potawatomi offers seven great dining options to choose from including beautiful Italian cooking at Bella Italiana, down-home cooking at Canal Street Café, and authentic Asian cuisine and sushi bar at Ruyi.

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