Eagle River Casino & Travel Plaza Enters Partnership with CCF Bushido

May 28, 2011
(PRESS RELEASE)-- Eagle River Casino & Travel Plaza is proud to announce that they have teamed up with CCF Bushido for their exciting upcoming event, scheduled for Saturday, July 23, 2011. Eagle River Casino will be the exclusive ticket outlet, with tickets available for purchase online or onsite directly from the casino. Eagle River Casino will also look to host the Legends of MMA Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament which will potentially feature MMA veterans and coaches Heath Herring, Ed Soares, John Lewis, JD Penn, Juanito Ibarra, Kaitlin Young, Nick Thompson, and veteran Pride referee Yuji Shimada…among many more, set to burn up the table felt in the opportunity to earn their respective charities some well earned donations.

“We’re very pleased to be able to work with CCF Bushido to host a big event such as the Legends of MMA Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament,” said Vince Pao, Marketing Manager for Eagle River Casino & Travel Plaza, “To be able to raise the exposure for the community of Whitecourt with a high profile event like this and to be able to provide back to charitable organizations, is a win-win for everyone involved.”

Also, Eagle River Casino will be the venue for the pre-fight press conference, meet and greet with fighters and celebrities, weigh-ins and official after-party. Stay tuned for more updates and information as the event draws near at www.eaglerivercasino.ca .

Eagle River Casino & Travel Plaza is located in Whitecourt, Alberta, and operated in partnership between the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation and Paragon Gaming. As one of Alberta’s premier gaming and travel destinations, Eagle River Casino & Travel Plaza has a restaurant, lounge, conference space, gift shop and over 25,000 sq ft of gaming space with 250 slot machines, 12 table games and poker tables. To find out more, please visit www.eaglerivercasino.ca .

CCF Bushido is an MMA organization based out of Edmonton, Alberta since 2007. With over 6 MMA events already under his belt, CCF Bushido promoter, Lino Santoro is excited to introduce exciting fights to rural Alberta.
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