Over HK$3.1 million in total prize money awarded
(Macao, November 14, 2011) – Mr. Shin Seung Ouk proved himself to be the master of the slots, as he took home the first place prize of over HK$1 million in the Grand Asia Slot Masters tournament at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel Sunday night. The biggest slot tournament of the year awarded a prize pool of over HK$3.1 million to the top twenty players. Nearly 400 slot enthusiasts participated in the competition, which took place at the Sands Macao and The Venetian Macao casinos, with the top twenty players competing against each other in the final round of the contest. Sunday’s tournament follows two HK$500,000 Slot Bonanza tournaments and one VIP slot tournament held at Sands China casinos in September and October, with over HK$2.5 million in slot bonuses given out. And tournament slot players haven’t been the only lucky ones lately, as jackpot hits at Sands® Macao and The Venetian Macao have totaled over HK$9.8 million during the past two months alone.
And card players looking to cash in on their luck can be on the lookout for the upcoming Grand Baccarat Master tournament at The Venetian Macao and Sands Macao casinos on November 26 and 27, with a guaranteed prize pool of $2.5 million in cash and promotional chips going out to the top 18 players.
Photo Caption: Mr. Shin Seung Ouk happily receives a trophy commemorating his cash prize of over HK$1,000,000 for his first-place finish in Sunday’s Grand Asia Slot Masters tournament at The Venetian Macao casino. The competition’s winners earned a grand total of over HK$3.1 million in cash prizes.
Photo caption: Mr. Cheung Hoi Wing smiles as he receives a trophy commemorating his second-place prize of nearly HK$470,000 in cash prize in Sunday’s Grand Asia Slot Masters tournament at The Venetian Macao casino. The competition’s winners earned a grand total of over HK$3.1 million in cash prizes.
About The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel
The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. Also at The Venetian Macao is an impressive, 1,800-seat ZAiA™ Theater for the spectacular Cirque du Soleil® production; more than 30 renowned restaurants; MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness, the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 300 retailers at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas, a mini golf course and gondola rides at the outdoor lagoon.