UltimateBet Offers Double Dose of Heads-Up Poker this Weekend

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UltimateBet hosts nonstop heads-up action this weekend with the final event of the inaugural Heads-Up Smackdown and the kickoff of a second heads-up tournament.

You don't need a 60" HDTV this weekend to experience one of the most intense sporting events of the year. The championship match of the inaugural UltimateBet Heads-Up Smackdown tournament is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, September 2. And it's only happening at UltimateBet.com.

A total of 64 players began competing in a fierce one-on-one battle on August 4. With only one player surviving each heads-up match, the field of players was cut in half every week. On Sunday, the two players left standing will battle it out for a first place prize of $11,200, a limited edition Heads-Up Smackdown championship ring and entry into the end-of-year Heads-up Bracket of Champions where the winner gets to play 11-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth for $30,000.

Players won't have to wait until Sunday to witness the heads-up intensity. The first bracket of the second one-on-one tournament begins on Saturday, September 1, one day prior to the championship battle of the first tournament. On September 30, the second championship match will be carried out online.

Details on a third tournament have yet to be released. However, a visit to the UltimateBet.com Heads-Up Smackdown promotion page reveals that several more rounds are planned.

Full details on the Heads-Up Smackdown can be found online at UltimateBet.com.

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Designed with the assistance of the best poker players in the world -- Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke -- UltimateBet provides the best poker games available on the net. Players can download the free poker software, play in free ring games and tournaments and get tips from these pros to learn the sport or to enhance their playing strategy. UltimateBet currently has over 2 million registered players.

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