Spotlight 29 casino welcomes poker champion Jerry Yang as headliner of 3rd annual Coachella Valley poker championship

Richest Poker Tournament In The Desert Takes Place January 23-25

The richest poker tournament in the desert is back! Spotlight 29 Casino’s annual Coachella Valley Poker Championship has earned its reputation as the richest, most exciting poker tournament of the year in the Valley, and now it is back and more fun than ever.

This year’s event takes place January 23-25, and headlining the event is 2007 World Series of Poker Champion Jerry Yang. Players of all levels are invited to join in the fun of the No Limit Texas Hold ‘Em tournament and vie for cash prizes and the title of Coachella Valley Poker Champion.

Tournament action gets underway on Friday, when players will battle down to the final table. On Saturday, the battle heats up again with players competing for a coveted seat at the final table. Sunday’s climactic showdown features both of the final tables in exciting winner-take-all action.

The event takes place in Spotlight 29 Poker Room on January 23-25, 2009. Registration is available now at (760) 863-5153. Players are advised to register early to guarantee themselves a shot at the big money and the title of Coachella Valley Poker Champion. Entry fee is $900 + $90 + $10. Players can also win a seat at one of many satellite tournaments taking place now in the Poker Room.

Put the spotlight on hot poker action at Spotlight 29 Casino, the Coachella Valley’s most exciting place to play. Spotlight 29 Casino is a business venture of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians. Turn it on at