Casino Arizona to be Presenting Sponsor of Mercury Playoffs

Posted: Aug. 17, 2007

The Phoenix Mercury and Casino Arizona have furthered their partnership agreement making Casino Arizona the presenting sponsor of the 2007 Mercury playoffs, announces Jay Parry, Mercury President and COO.

“We are pleased to announce that Casino Arizona is the presenting sponsor of the 2007 Mercury Playoffs and excited to have them tap into the loyal fan base and momentum associated with the WNBA Playoffs,” said Mercury President and COO Jay Parry.

This represents the first time that the Mercury has had a presenting sponsor for the WNBA Playoffs. The Casino Arizona partnership will include broadcasts, fan giveaways, signage, in-arena promotions, phoenixmercury.com and hosting fan viewing parties.

“Casino Arizona is extremely proud of the relationship that has evolved with the Phoenix Mercury over the past few years. We fully support the entire Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury organization and becoming the presenting sponsor of the Mercury Playoffs is an enhancement of our entertainment image,” said President and CEO of Casino Arizona Jon Jenkins. “This partnership will present numerous opportunities for Casino Arizona and the Phoenix Mercury.”

The Phoenix Mercury has clinched a playoff berth in the 2007 WNBA Playoffs for the first time in seven years. The 2007 Playoffs begin on August 23 and while the Mercury playoff schedule has not yet been set, the Mercury’s first home playoff game will be August 23, 25 or 26. Round one Game one tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 602.252.WNBA, at the US Airways Center box office and at all Ticketmaster locations. Fans who would like to receive ticket offers prior to public on sale dates throughout the Playoffs can sign up to become a member of Downtown Live free of charge.

For questions regarding Marketing partnership opportunities contact Carlissa Henry at chenry@phoenixmercury.com. For questions regarding Group Playoff tickets contact Jamille Hand at jhand@phoenixmercury.com.