Grand Prix Salt Lake City Gold Rush!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Technology and Marketing Department Manager
5728 Williamson Rd. NW
Roanoke VA 24012
STARCITYGAMES.COM ANNOUNCES GRAND PRIX SALT LAKE CITY “GOLD RUSH” PROMOTION
ROANOKE VA - February 28 2012 - StarCityGames.com the world's largest Magic: The Gathering™ secondary market retailer announced today an unprecedented and innovative promotion for Grand Prix Salt Lake City happening March 31st through April 1st 2012. Entitled “Gold Rush” it takes five classic Magic sets: Unlimited Arabian Nights Antiquities Legends and The Dark packages each card individually in specially branded envelopes and then randomly distributes one envelope to each Grand Prix participant. The retail value of these sets combined is over $12000.00.
If more than 923 players play in the Grand Prix an Arabian Nights set will be added to the Gold Rush prize pool. If more than 1015 play in the event a set of Antiquities will be added followed by Legends then The Dark as attendance dictates. This cycle would then repeat adding an additional Arabian Nights set if more than 1846 players play in the event.
Any remaining Gold Rush cards will be randomly distributed to players who win 8-player side events while supplies last. At the end of the weekend any remaining Gold Rush cards will be randomly distributed to the top finishers in Sunday's StarCityGames.com Standard Open.
“A promotion of this size is simply unprecedented” says StarCityGames.com President Pete Hoefling. “We worked hard to come up with something that was going to genuinely excite the community and I think we found it.”
“I believe this will be a watershed moment in Magic culture” says Technology and Marketing Manager Evan Erwin. “The players who attend Grand Prix Salt Lake City will remember it forever.”
StarCityGames.com is located in Roanoke VA and has been the world's largest Magic: The Gathering™ secondary market retailer for over a decade. The StarCityGames.com Open Series is the world's largest Magic: The Gathering independent tournament circuit expanding the series every year since its inception. The company also produces new written and video content every weekday including free “Select” material along with “Premium” subscription material from the game's most well-known pros and personalities.