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Choctaw Casinos & Resorts announces new Celebrity Pick ‘Em Contest at the Invited Celebrity Classic

April 11, 2023

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A free-to-play game for added excitement for fans


Dandy Killen, Tony Fay PR, [email protected], 817.307.4645
Sally Huggins, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts, [email protected], 580.740.7308

(DURANT, OK – April 11, 2023) – Choctaw Casinos & Resorts is providing fans at the Invited Celebrity Classic an added element of entertainment with the Choctaw Casinos & Resorts Celebrity Pick ‘Em contest. Fans can participate in this new, free contest at ChoctawPickEm.com and will have an opportunity to win prizes by predicting performance of the celebrities playing in the tournament. The Invited Celebrity Classic presented by Choctaw Casinos & Resorts is scheduled for April 21-23 at Las Colinas Country Club.

“Choctaw Casinos & Resorts is committed to engaging and entertaining fans in innovative ways,” said Dan Marcus, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts Senior Director of Sportsbook. “The free-to-play Celebrity Pick ‘Em Contest will allow fans a captivating way to enjoy the Invited Celebrity Classic.”

This marks the second year that Choctaw Casinos & Resorts is the presenting sponsor of the Invited Celebrity Classic. The three-day tournament features 78 PGA TOUR Champions, who will compete alongside 40 sports and entertainment stars, including National Baseball Hall of Fame Catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez.

“As a leader in hospitality and entertainment, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts brings an increased level of excitement to every event they partner with,” said Rodriguez. “The Celebrity Pick ‘Em Contest is a fun way to put some added pressure on the celebrity participants and enhance the tournament experience for the fans.”

Fans playing the Choctaw Casinos & Resorts Celebrity Pick ‘Em will have a chance to win prizes through three different contests.

*Daily Play – Prizes will be earned by the users with the highest scores following each round of the Invited Celebrity Classic.

*Tournament Recap – Prizes will be earned by users accumulating the highest score following all three rounds of the Invited Celebrity Classic.

*18th Hole Bonus Play – Fans at the Choctaw Club at Las Colinas Country Club will earn prizes for predicting play on the 18th green.

Prizes provided by Choctaw Casinos and Resorts for winners of the Pick Em contests include: VIP Stay & Play Packages, Free Play, Choctaw Club tickets for 2024, plus many more.

About Choctaw Casinos & Resorts
Owned and operated by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third-largest Indian Nation in the United States with more than 208,000 tribal members and 12,000 employees. Choctaw Casinos feature a variety of gaming, hotel and resort properties throughout southeastern Oklahoma. Locations include Durant, Grant, Pocola, Idabel, Broken Bow, McAlester, Stigler and Stringtown. The Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant underwent a $500 million expansion in August 2021 that added 1,000 more rooms and created 1,000 new jobs. In addition to the increased room capacity, the Sky Tower also features an expanded non-smoking gaming floor and fresh amenities such as new pools, a parking garage, retail space, entertainment options and dining venues. For more information, visit www.ChoctawCasinos.com.



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