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We are excited to announce our Co-Host for 2021 - The team at Premiere, Inc!  Premiere, Inc is an oilfield service company specializing in the safe and efficient delivery of casing and tubing services.  Scroll all the way down to learn more about the history of their company.  

After an expectation-exceeding Southern Oilman's Poker Invitational (SOPI) 2019, and a break in 2020 due to the pandemic, SOPI is back for 2021 under the new name Oilfield Poker Invitational (OPI)!  We are proud to announce that we have partnered with Social Octane events and marketing services to elevate this event to the next level making this one of the most exclusive premiere events of the year. 

We are also excited to share we are partnering with the Acadiana Veteran Alliance to support the men and women who safeguard our freedoms at home and abroad. 

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THURSDAY, 07-29-21 

  • 6:00PM-8:30PM: Welcoming reception at Ultra Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

  • Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served 

  • Here you will pick up your name tags and gift bags 

FRIDAY, 07-30-21 

  • 8:00AM-10:00AM: Breakfast at The Steakhouse on the casino floor 

  • 8:00AM-9:00AM: Poker tournament registration at the poker room desk. ***Be sure to get  your players card prior to registering. Players cards are required to play in the tournament. o Remember to bring $300 in cash to the poker desk to pay for your buy in. 

  • 9:00AM: Cards in the air! Poker tournament begins 

  • 12:00PM: 12:45PM Lunch break at The Steakhouse on the casino floor 

  • 12:45PM: Tournament resumes 

  • 5:30PM: Tournament ends 

  • 6:00PM: Dinner at The Steakhouse on the Casino floor 

  • 9:00PM: Trophy Presentation 

  • 9:15PM: Comedian Dusty Slay (www.dustyslay.com) performs in the Vieux Carre 1 ballroom on  the second floor of the hotel. 

  •  Drinks will be served 

SATURDAY, 07-31-21 

  • 8:30AM – 10:30AM: Breakfast in the Vieux Carre 1 ballroom on the second floor of the hotel

  • Event ends

SINGLE ENTRY
 

Limited Seats Available

 
 
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The total cost of the event is $1,950.00/person. This cost is all-inclusive, and will cover the following:

- 2 nights stay at the Harrah’s Hotel and Casino 

- All meals throughout the event 

- All beverages included throughout the event

- Dinner at John Besh’s “The Steakhouse” 

- $300 Poker tournament buy-in 

- Entertainment: Event-exclusive private performance

Spouses are welcome to attend all non-poker events for an additional fee of $600.00. 

Our number of guests is limited to the number of poker seats the casino will give us. Your seat will be held with your $1,650 credit card payment (additional 4% fee).  The remaining $300 will be brought by each player in cash to enter into the Harrah's Casino tournament.

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MISSION

To unite veterans, veteran-owned businesses, and all companies for a common purpose; supporting veterans in job creation and work placement, assisting veterans in mental health solutions, creating a new, fully-developed support system for brothers-in-arms through financial/legal/housing assistance, and funding existing veteran-focused philanthropies through focused efforts.


Our goal with OPI tournament is give back a portion of the event proceeds to Acadiana Veteran Alliance to help support veterans with mental solutions.

 

Entertainment

 

Dusty Slay 

We are thrilled to announce our entertainment for 2021 - Comedian Dusty Slay!  Originally from Opelika, AL, Dusty was named "10 comics to watch for in 2019" by Variety.com.  He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Last Comic Standing.  

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About Us

For over 62 years and 3 generations, Coastal Pipe of Louisiana has served the nation's oilfield by providing quality OCTG through teamwork, flexibility, quality products and customer service. We own and operate the nation's largest OCTG reconditioning facility in Carencro, LA, and we own over 30,000 tons of inventory. We are proud to partner with SOPI for the second year in a row.

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MEET THIS YEAR'S CO-HOST!

Since opening in 1980, Premiere has gained prominent recognition within the oil and gas industry by offering superior service and high-tech innovation. Although we have been in operation for over 30 years, our original promise of providing a multitude of services, accountability and efficiency to our customers remains the same. 

Whether you require conventional or automated casing running services, hammer services, fabrication or cementing solutions, Premiere can address your unique needs. We welcome you to experience the difference with Premiere. 

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