(PRWEB) January 5, 2007
PokerNews.com (http://www.pokernews.com) and Pacific Poker have recently launched their biggest promotion ever - PokerProForAYear (http://www.pokerproforayear.com) which will give away over $150,000 in prizes. PokerProForAYear is a 48-week online poker league that will culminate with the ten top players being whisked away to a secret location (all expenses paid) to play the PokerProForAYear Final. This Final is an offline tournament which will be webcast on PokerNews.com.
The winner of the Final will be crowned PokerProForAYear and will win the Ultimate Poker Experience - full sponsorship from PokerNews.com and Pacific Poker into four major offline poker tournaments in 2008. This grand prize includes flights, accommodation, tournament entries and expenses, and is worth over $50,000.
The PokerProForAYear League starts on Janurary 6 and is divided into six eight-week Series that consist of seven $10+$1 buyin tournaments, one $500 freeroll, and one Global Freeroll (requirements apply) where one lucky player will win a package to a live poker tournament such as the EPT Dortmund, WPT Grand Prix de Paris, WSOP, EPT Baden, or Aussie Millions. Each Global Freeroll package includes entry to the tournament, approximately $2,000 for expenses, and is valued at up to $15,000.
Players will receive Leaderboard Points for all PokerProForAYear League tournaments and freerolls, as well as bonus points for playing any buyin tournament at Pacific Poker. All PokerProForAYear League events will be held at Pacific Poker, and are only open to new players that download Pacific Poker through PokerNews.com/PokerProForAYear.com and register a new account, or have previously signed up to Pacific Poker through PokerNews.com. All players must also register at PokerProForAYear.com in order to participate.
For more information please visit the official website - http://www.pokerproforayear.com.
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PokerNews Ltd incorporates PokerNews.com which is considered to be the independent online poker authority, having been picked by Forbes as "Best of Web" for the Poker category. PokerNews features daily news, reviews of the major poker rooms, live feeds of tournaments available online as well as special bonuses and freerolls, and is available in over 20 different languages. PokerNews Ltd has also recently launched PokerNewsCasino, PokerNewsSportsbetting, PokerNewsBingo and PokerNewsBackgammon, and will look to establish these sites in the PokerNews.com tradition.