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  Unrivaled Tournament Series Unveils Slate of Events at Las Vegas Finale
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10/12/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Las Vegas--October 12, 2017--The 2017 Unrivaled Tabletop Tournament Series comes to an exciting finish the weekend of October 27-29 with a jam-packed schedule of events in Las Vegas. On Saturday, 800 players from all over the country will play down to the final tables in six popular board and card games, which will be broadcast live from the Bally's® Jubilee Theater beginning at 5:30pm. Hosted by actor and legendary geek culture icon, Wil Wheaton (The Big Bang Theory, Star Trek: The Next Generation), and featuring appearances by comedian Bryan Callen and the UNLV Marching Band, the event can be seen live on Twitch.tv, Oomba.tv, Facebook and YouTube. Tickets are also available to the general public.

Alongside the tournament, Unrivaled is sponsoring a festival of gaming at the Bally's Event Center on Saturday and Sunday, featuring an Expo Hall with over 30 vendors and charities, live performances, interactive areas with Giant Jenga, Giant King of Tokyo and other games, play & learn sessions, and a games lending library. A 64-person Magic: the Gathering tournament with cash prizes will also take place on Saturday in the Palace Room. Checks will be presented to the Unrivaled Series winners at a Breakfast of Champions at 10:00am on Sunday morning, with the Expo running from 9:00am-1:00pm. All events are open to the public with purchase of tickets.

2017 is the inaugural year for the Unrivaled Tabletop Tournament Series in which 289 game stores hosted 1,606 satellite qualifiers from April through June that led to thirteen regional tournaments held at GameWorks locations and local game stores throughout the country and streamed live each Saturday on Oomba.tv. This year, the Series featured six popular board games: King of Tokyo, Munchkin, Ascension, Epic Spell Wars, Nevermore and Villagers & Villains. Champions will win up to $10,000 for each event and the stores that fielded the champion will receive matching prize money.

For more information and to purchase tickets to the Las Vegas finale events, visit http://bit.ly/unrivaledvegas. For tickets to the final round at the Jubilee Theater only, please go to http://bit.ly/unrivaledjubliee.

About Unrivaled Tabletop Tournament

The Unrivaled Tabletop Tournament is the largest tabletop tournament of the year with 289 participating game stores and thousands of players competing in six board and card game titles to win an all-expense paid trip to the finals in Las Vegas October 27-29, where they will compete for a prize pool of $250,000 cash.  

unrivaled.com

Note to editors: Media are invited to attend any of the Unrivaled events scheduled throughout the weekend. Please contact kate@mmpr.com or michael@mmpr.com to RSVP.