July 28, 2009
BELL GARDENS, CA - The Bicycle Casino, affectionately known as "The Bike,"
has unveiled its new Events Center to begin the celebration of it 25th anniversary. The new Event Center will host the Legends of Poker deepstack tournament and World Poker Tour ("WPT") No-Limit Hold'em Championship Event.
"We've already had an amazing poker facility here for a long time," said Kelley O'Hara, Bicycle Casino Director of Marketing, "but with this newly-expanded and luxurious Event Center, we now step to the head of the class for not only Southern California, but the country. This grand Event Center will be the future home of our Legends of Poker tournament, our WPT televised events, and numerous other first-class, large-scale poker tournaments and special events held here throughout the year."
The festivities begin at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday with a red carpet Cocktail Party and Grand Opening Ceremony. That will be followed by a $100,000 Guarantee No-Limit Hold'em tournament beginning at 7pm. The tournament series will continue to run from July 28th - August 30th, with the 5-day WPT Championship event scheduled from August 22nd through August 26th. The final table will be televised on FSN.
The Bike is also unveiling its newly refurbished restaurant the Legends Grill, formerly the Bicycle Grill.
The Bicycle Casino is located at 7301 Eastern Avenue, Bell Gardens, California, 90201.
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