Poker Million is one of the most popular and richest televised tournaments and these exciting changes are sure to create even more of a buzz around the event. As you can see from the draw we have some tables that promise to be explosive!
London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 8, 2008
Not content with running one of the most exciting poker tournaments on the planet, Ladbrokes Poker announces the Poker Million VII line-up and seat draw and some really great changes to the popular TV poker show format.
Players will now get the chance to:
- Leapfrog the 12 televised heats and win a place in the semi-finals via special online Freerolls
- Play in a second chance turbo heat if they place second in their heat to win a place in the semi-finals
For the first time ever, from August-November, 2008, viewers/Ladbrokes Poker players will have the opportunity to win a fast track $120,000 seat into the Poker Million semi-finals. Ladbrokes Poker is running 120 online 'Freerolls' while the tournament is broadcast on TV. So if you haven't already qualified now's your chance. Ladbrokes Poker will once again be adding $500,000 prize money and once again the first prize will be $1 million and prize money will be paid down to 16th place.
While the other Poker Million VII contestants route to the semi-final will be by winning one of the twelve, six seater heats, the lucky winner of the Ladbrokes Poker 'Chase the Chair' promotion will super satellite their way into one of the two eight seater semi-finals.
Edward Ihre, MD of Ladbrokes Poker said, "Poker Million is one of the most popular and richest televised tournaments and these exciting changes are sure to create even more of a buzz around the event. As you can see from the draw we have some tables that promise to be explosive!"
Notes to editor:
- 17 TV shows
- One celebrity heat
- Twelve, six-seater heats
- Two, second chance heat shows
- Two, eight seat semi finals
The Semi final and finals will be broadcast live from Wednesday, December 10-12, 2008. The show airs from September 9, 2008 to December 9, 2008. The Poker Million party will be held on December 12 at The Metropole in London.
- First $1 million
- Second $260,000
- Third $175,000
- Fourth $130,000
- Fifth $100,000
- Sixth $75,000
- Losing Semi-Finalists $20,000 for ten players
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