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April 2011

Harrah’s Tunica to host ACO World Championships of Cornhole VI

By | ACO News (from the ACO)

American Cornhole signed a two-year agreement with Harrah’s Tunica to host the ACO World Championships of Cornhole VI (2012) and VII (2013).

The biggest cornhole event of the year is headed to Tunica, Mississippi. All cornhole players of every skill level can participate at the ACO World Championships of Cornhole. Pros and Social players will compete for the following World Championship titles: Social Doubles, King of Sling, World Doubles, Queen of Cornhole and the featured main event, the King of Cornhole.

“We’re thrilled to have landed a two year commitment with Harrah’s Tunica,” said ACO President/CEO Frank Geers. “Harrah’s Tunica is part of the Caesar’s Entertainment Group, a world-class entertainment organization that sees our vision to drive the growth of the sport of cornhole.”

Located 45 minutes South of Memphis, Tennessee, Harrah’s Tunica is a single day’s drive for 90% of the entire US population. For those interested in traveling in groups, the ACO is in the process of setting up party bus specials for cornhole players around the country in cities such as Nashville, Tampa, Virginia Beach, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Cleveland, Atlanta and Louisville. A limited number of rooms will be available at special pricing for the event.

ACO World Championships of Cornhole VI will be held January 4-8, 2012. To register, visit or call Eric @ American Cornhole (888-563-2002) for more details.


About American Cornhole, LLC
Established in 2005 and headquartered in Milford, Ohio, American Cornhole Organization is the govering body of cornhole, offering sanctioned products, official rules and comprehensive information about relevant events. It boasts more than 4,500 members across 36 states. Contact Doug Hopkins (dhopkins(at) for sponsorship opportunities and other information.

About Caesars Entertainment:
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company’s resorts operate primarily under the Harrah’s®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit

About Harrah’s Tunica:
Harrah’s Tunica is located 20 minutes south of Memphis, Tennessee and was originally opened in 1996 as Grand Casino. On May, 23, 2008 Paula Deen cut the official grand opening ribbon at Harrah’s Tunica featuring the first of its kind Paula Deen Buffet and an interactive gaming floor that is the largest in the region. Spanning over 2,000 acres, Harrah’s Tunica features the Links at Cottonwoods championship golf course designed by Hale Irwin, Willows Sporting Clays and Hunting Center, the Mid-South Convention Center offering over 65,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and over 50,000 square feet of outdoor area, three elegant hotels totaling 1356 hotel rooms, the 200-space Mid-South RV Resort, Bellissimo Spa and Salon, Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar and Grill, The Funny Bone Comedy Club, and a 2,400 seat event center that features headline entertainment. For more information, please visit