$50,000 in Guaranteed Prizes
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ — DominoesStars.com, Hornitos Tequila, DominoUSA, NPDPA and R. Paniagua, Inc. present the FID World Domino Championship at the Las Vegas Hilton, Memorial Day weekend May 26th – 29th with guaranteed prizes of $50,000.
A classic “Double Six” tournament will be supervised by the DominoUSA Federation. The “High Five” tournament will be administered by domino legend Travis Newsome, President of the NPDPA.
”Hundreds of players from all over the world have confirmed their participation,” said Manny Oquendo, President of DominoUSA Federation.
”We are elated to have the High Five version of dominoes as part of this prestigious tournament. We look at this as the beginning of a great, long term marriage between High Five and Classic Six domino tournaments,” Mr. Newsome added.
R. Paniagua, Inc. and DominoUSA will produce the World Domino Championship event at the Las Vegas Hilton.
RPI first presented the World Domino Tournament at the Hilton and aired the tournaments on T.V. “Now with the alliance forged with the two leading organizations that represent the major style of domino play, this event will continue being the # 1 tournament in quality and fair play. In addition the tournament guarantees its cash prizes,” said Ralph Paniagua, RPI’s President.
”And with the event taking place over the Memorial Day weekend, the players and their families will have the opportunity to enjoy Las Vegas,” concluded Paniagua.
The event is sponsored by DominoesStars.com, the online home of Dominoes and Hornitos Tequila.
Participants and their guests are being offered an $89.00 daily rate with breakfast.
For Hotel Reservations contact the Hilton (Idalia or Rose): Direct (702) 732-5060. Toll Free U.S. 1-866-278-6712; Mexico 001-866-278-6712; Venezuela 0-800-100-2630.
TRADITIONAL DOUBLE-SIX CHAMPIONSHIP: Manuel Oquendo: 407-252-2689; Lucas Guittard – Venezuela: + 58 414-326-36-06; Ralph Paniagua: 212-679-6755; Ricardo Arias – Mexico: 001-521-686-569-3553 or visit DominoUSA.org or VivaDomino.com.