THE GREENBRIER TO HOST CELEBRITY POKER TOURNAMENT WITH DENNY HAMLIN, DANICA PATRICK AND OTHER TOP NASCAR STARS


White Sulphur Springs - April 16, 2015: White Sulphur Springs, WV - April 16, 2015: The Greenbrier, the historic destination resort, spa and casino in West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains, has announced that it will host its first-ever Celebrity Poker Tournament on Sunday, April 26th, featuring NASCAR stars Denny Hamlin, Danica Patrick and others.


The tournament, which will be held in the Poker Room of the Casino Club at The Greenbrier, will be headlined by Denny Hamlin, who proudly displays The Greenbrier logo on the sleeve of his race suit during all NASCAR races, as one of the resort's world-renowned sports ambassadors (which also include Greenbrier Tennis Pro Emeritus Pete Sampras and golf legend Bubba Watson, among others). Hamlin will compete in this first-ever Greenbrier Celebrity Poker Tournament alongside fellow NASCAR stars Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Michael Waltrip, Jason White and Cale Conley.

This special limited-availability poker tournament is available for registered overnight guests, Sporting Club members, and golf and tennis members only on a first-come, first-served basis, with an entry fee of $1,000. To reserve a space in the Celebrity Poker Tournament at The Greenbrier, please call 1-844-472-9448.  For more information about The Greenbrier and the Casino Club, please visit: www.greenbrier.com/celebritypoker.


ABOUT THE GREENBRIER:
Nestled in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier has been welcoming guests since 1778. Known as "America's Resort," it encompasses more than 10,000 acres of undulating landscape that includes: five golf courses (including the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club's private course); a championship indoor and outdoor tennis facility, along with an exciting new 2,500 seat tennis stadium named Center Court at Creekside, celebrating its grand opening on June 20, 2015; The Greenbrier Clinic (specializing in executive health); a 40,000-square-foot spa; a mélange of sporting activities; shops; private homes at The Greenbrier Sporting Club; guests-only casino; and, at its heart, a vast and imposing grand hotel. Purchased in 2009 by West Virginia entrepreneur James C. Justice II, The Greenbrier has undergone a $250+ million restoration and is now home to The New Orleans Saints Training Camp, The Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR, FedExCup Event, and will soon launch The Greenbrier Medical Institute, a state-of the-art medical complex on the resort's grounds. 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Erik Hastings
Director of Communications

erik_hastings@greenbrier.com