FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL AND MSPT CROWN NEW MICHIGAN STATE POKER CHAMPION AND CRUSH PREVIOUS RECORDS
(Battle Creek, Mich.) Oct. 18, 2022 — FireKeepers Casino Hotel has broken the Mid-States Poker Tour record, yet again, for Mid-West events. The record-setting event drew 2,409 entries, generating a $2,336,730 prize pool! After 17 hours of play, Michigan native, Matthew Davis took his first MSPT title. Final Table Results:1. Matthew Davis - $344,446
2. Rinaldo Teodoro - $212,511
3. Jason Zarlenga - $158,796
4. Adam Williams - $123,767
5. Justin Pimpedly - $94,810
6. Chris Moon - $74,727
7. Alex Farcas - $58,381
8. Ron Puleo - $45,537
9. Alec Magdan - $36,196
With the gigantic prize pool, 252 places were paid out. The turnout of top poker players from across the country further solidifies FireKeepers status as one of the nation’s leading poker rooms.
Satellites for FireKeepers MSPT event started mid-Aug. and ran through Oct. 14. The Main Event featured three flights and began Oct. 13, with Day Two on Sunday, Oct. 16.
“A great partnership with MSPT, combined with the FireKeepers Team Members commitment to guest service, continues to draw record breaking attendance and prize pools,” stated Kelley Bailey, FireKeepers Poker Manager. “Event after event, the team outdoes themselves, keeping players coming back for more; so much so, that we’re already excited for our next major events!”
FireKeepers Poker Room is the hot spot for tournament actions! With an outstanding lineup of daily and special event tournaments, such as the Fifth Sunday Five Hundred Tournament on Oct. 29, and a Ladies Only tournament on Oct. 22. Head to FireKeeperscasino.com for the complete schedule and details.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned multiple awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2022 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was recognized as 2019 Employer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association and was also selected as one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. FireKeepers' signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, and a 22-table live poker room. FireKeepers offers an AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 446 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and a host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship, an EPSON Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event. For more information, visit www.firekeeperscasino.com.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.