(PRWEB) July 28, 2006 — This year has seen some major poker tournaments taking place. Two events in the United States have featured prize pools of over 5 million dollars. Players are continually looking for the next big game and a chance to take their seat and a shot at greatness. CelebPoker.com is announcing the start of their fall 2006 tournament schedule by adding four massive new tournaments around the globe.
The first event players have the opportunity to be a part of is the “World Speed Championship”. CelebPoker.com is sending players to this prestigious event in London, England. Like the World Series of Poker this is a televised event that will gain mass media attention and feature a healthy prize pool. The prize is a $5,000 package including £2,000 entry to the tournament and approximately $1,200 in hotel accommodations. Seats can be won via the satellites running over the next six weeks, which give entry into one of two online finals taking place on Sunday 30th July and Sunday 20th August at 19:30GMT.
The famous “Austrian Classics” is taking place at the Concord Card Casino in Vienna, Austria. It commences on the 28th of September. The prize is a $5,700 package including 3,300€ entry to the No-Limit Main Event tournament. To sweeten the deal CelebPoker.com is adding $1,400 in accommodation and travel money. Players can win a seat via the satellites running over the next eight weeks online, which give entry to one of the $410 online finals on the 20th of August & the 17th of September 2006 at 17:30 GMT.
Spain has become quite the hot place for high stakes poker games over the past few years. The European Poker Tour is a major event that boasts some of the biggest names in poker. CelebPoker.com is sending players to the Barcelona Open Main Event. The tournament is taking place between 13th and 16th of September 2006. The event will be held at the Casino Barcelona in Spain starting the 13th of September. The prize package is an $8,000 total value including a 5,000€ entry into the No-Limit Main Event tournament & $1,500 accommodation money.
This October get ready to sail the open seas while playing no-limit poker on board of a beautiful cruise chip. This dream come true of a vacation, courtesy of CelebPoker.com, can be yours for as a little as $6 online. This fantastic Poker Cruise is taking place between the 14th and the 21st of October. The event will be held while sailing round the Mediterranean for 8 days. The prize is a $6,000 package including entry into the 1,100€ No-Limit Tournament and the 770€ Limit Hold’em events. Accommodation for two people with a balcony, and $1,000 travel & spending money are included. Players can win a seat via the satellites running over the next five weeks which give entry to one of the $430 online finals on the 27th of August 2006. Affordable $6 satellites will run every day at 12:30 AM, 6:30 PM, and 8:30 PM GMT. Winners of the daily satellites will win entry into the weekly Sunday $48 final at 6:30 PM GMT to compete for a $430 seat in the online final.
All the tournaments can be found at CelebPoker.com now. Please check the website for times and details on how you can become involved and take your shot at progressing to the finals at each of these events.