Wind Creek Casino & Hotel-Atmore Partners with ECBC

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We’re pleased to announce that Wind Creek Casino & Hotel-Atmore (WCA) has teamed up as the Official Hotel Partner of the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin®.

Wind Creek-Atmore is extremely excited to partner with the ECBC this year”, states Lynn Woodcock, Sponsorship & Events Manager for Wind Creek Hospitality. “Be sure to look for us at the tournament to get some fun and exclusive offers!”

Located in Atmore, Alabama, WCA offers a complete destination experience with live entertainment, upscale dining, lavish spa services, hands-on culinary experiences, family fun activities, 4-Diamond lodging and an array of gaming machines. WCA, which holds a prestigious AAA hotel rating, is noted for having Alabama’s best steakhouse, a top-notch culinary studio and one of the most luxurious full-service spas along the Gulf Coast.

“The opportunity to be part of the largest marlin tournament on the Gulf Coast is exciting”, said said Jolanta Gizowski, Spa Director at Wind Creek-Atmore. “I’m looking forward to meeting a lot of new people at this event.”

Wind Creek-Atmore is hosting the Awards Brunch and is also sponsoring an open bar at the Official Kick-Off After Party. Plus, everyone participating in the tournament will find some special gifts and exclusive offers in their team bags. Just a hint on what to expect—free play, hotel stay and dinner at Fire Restaurant.

“We can’t be more thrilled to have Wind Creek-Atmore with us this year”, said Adam Alfonso, Tournament Director. “We think their hotel and casino will be a perfect match for the people who attend the ECBC and are looking for a vacation destination that offers upscale amenities, is family-friendly and includes the excitement of gaming. The perfect partner to complement Sandestin!”

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