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Silver Legacy Resort Casino at THE ROW Reno Now Home for Online Poker Players
New “Cash at the Cage” Option Makes it Easy for Players to Deposit or Withdraw Funds on WSOP.com, Just in Time for the WSOP Main Event

LAS VEGAS (December 4, 2020) – World Series of Poker (WSOP) today announced the availability of a new payment option for its popular online gaming product at Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nev.  While WSOP.com launched operations in 2013, this marks the first physical cage location available in Northern Nevada.

The new “Cash at the Cage” option at Silver Legacy will allow both in-state and visiting out-of-state customers an easy way to place funds on their account to play online poker, as well as the ability to cash out instantly after playing in tournaments or the virtual poker room.   

The WSOP.com online poker service allows players geolocated to be within the state borders of Nevada or New Jersey to participate via PC, tablet or mobile device.  WSOP.com regularly hosts large tournament series, including WSOP Online Circuit events and this summer’s WSOP Online, which awarded $26.9 million in prize money in the month of July alone. 

The “Cash at the Cage” service is anticipated to be a popular amenity for out-of-state players from Northern California and other nearby markets, allowing them a more convenient headquarters for playing online poker than traveling to Las Vegas.  The Silver Legacy plans to offer special promotional rates for online poker players, some as low as $19.  For more information about special hotel rates, visit wsop.com/mainevent.

“For more than 50 years, WSOP has catapulted poker into the international phenomenon it is today, and we are excited to finally add Reno to the fold,” said Glenn Carano, Regional President and General Manager of THE ROW. “We look forward to the ‘Cash at the Cage’ service to not only add even more convenience to the guest experience but to also attract guests who may have not considered Reno as a poker destination.”

“We couldn’t be happier to have a new home for online poker in Reno at THE ROW,” said Ty Stewart, Executive Director of the World Series of Poker. “Our tournament prize pools are becoming big attractions, and they’re only going to get bigger as new states come online. We hope everyone who loves poker might now consider a trip to Reno to stay and play.”

The new service in Reno is available just in time for the WSOP’s flagship tournament, the $10,000 No Limit Hold Em Main Event, which will take place Sunday, Dec. 13 and Monday, Dec. 14.  This year, all action up to the Final Table will be played online at WSOP.com. The nine finalists will play in an ESPN televised taping in Las Vegas on Monday, Dec. 28 with an ultimate Heads-Up Championship on Wednesday, Dec. 30.  For additional details about the WSOP Main Event format in 2020, visit wsop.com/online-players-guide.

Note, players are allowed to create and/or fund their online poker accounts prior to arriving within the state borders of Nevada and New Jersey.  However, they must be geolocated through a CPU or mobile device to be within the state borders to be able to commence any gaming activity.  New players may require document verification and are highly encouraged to register early.

To stay up to date on the latest WSOP news, visit: www.wsop.com.

About the World Series of Poker
The World Series of Poker® is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, having awarded more than $3.29 billion in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest-running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970.  In 2019, the event attracted 187,298 entrants from 118 different countries to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $293 million in prize money. In addition, the WSOP has formed groundbreaking alliances in broadcasting, digital media and corporate sponsorships, while successfully expanding the brand internationally with the advent of WSOP Europe in 2007 and the WSOP Asia-Pacific in 2013 and the WSOP International Circuit Series in 2015. All WSOP events are subject to the then-current and applicable WSOP tournament rules. For more information, please visit www.wsop.com.

About THE ROW
Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: CZR) presents a one of a kind, unified and distinguished resort experience with THE ROW, in the heart of Reno, comprising six contiguous city blocks, uniting the Eldorado Resort Casino, Circus Circus Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino. THE ROW encompasses 25 restaurants, 23 bars and lounges, 12 entertainment venues, 8 nightspots, over 4,000 luxury rooms and suites, 227,000 square feet of casino space with over 2,500 slot machines and 84 table games and Reno’s only Topgolf Swing Suite. With the recent addition of The Spa at Silver Legacy, THE ROW offers an unrivaled relaxation experience and northern Nevada’s newest luxury wellness retreat. In addition, THE ROW has nearly 4,000 of the best Team Members in the industry. For more information about THE ROW, located in the heart of Reno, visit TheRowReno.com and use #TheRowReno when uploading your photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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