Press Releases

San Diego WSOP Poker Series Includes 22 Tournaments from March 19 - April 1, 2009

Big Turnout Expected at Rincon's Sixth-Annual WSOP Circuit Competition

Valley Center, CA - February 23, 2009 - By Nolan Dalla - (PRESS RELEASE) -- The world's largest and most prestigious poker tournament series is returning again to Southern California. For the sixth consecutive year Harrah's Rincon, the San Diego area's premier gaming and resort destination, will be hosting a World Series of Poker Circuit event. This year's 13-day tournament series takes place from March 19th through April 1st, 2009.

This year's tournament director is Jimmy Sommerfeld, one of poker's most respected and experienced gaming officials. The Harrah's Rincon poker room manager is Alexia Alsop, who will be working with her staff to coordinate San Diego's premier poker event. Additional staffing will be provided by the elite and prestigious Poker Tournament Consultants group. Read the entire press release.

Mid-South Poker Classic begins at Cherokee Casino Resort

Tournament Director Jimmy Sommerfeld of Poker Tournament Consultants

TULSA, Oklahoma - May 13, 2008 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Starting Thursday, May 15, Cherokee Casino Resort kicks off its first Mid-South Poker Classic, the second of three major tournaments this year, further establishing the poker room's reputation as the place to play serious poker amongst a field of skilled regional and national players... Read the entire press release.

In The News

Jennifer Harman Two-Day Fundraiser in Reno, Nevada Raises More than $111,000 for National Kidney Foundation

March 14, 2009 - Professional poker player Jennifer Harman hosted two days of fundraising activities in Reno, Nevada last week, raising more than $111,000 for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) ... The charity poker tournament was managed by Jimmy Sommerfeld of Poker Tournament Consultants (PTC), hosted by Grand Sierra Resort, and emceed by celebrity tournament director Matt Savage...
Read the article at the GreasieWheels Blog

Interview with Tournament Director Jimmy Sommerfeld

February 23, 2009 - By Deanna Goodson -- Jimmy Sommerfeld is the Tournament Director of the 2009 Oklahoma State Championships of Poker. A major player in the world of tournament directing, Sommerfeld works with Poker Tournament Consultants, a group dedicated to being "the industry leader in the coordinating, directing, and executing of the most prestigious poker tournaments worldwide."
Read the article at here.

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