The line-up will make for an excellent final. Who knows what happens when you get two 'Poker Million' veterans a couple of WSOP Bracelets holders, an internet champ who's running hot and a couple of Freeroll qualifiers. This will be a poker game at it's most extreme!
London, UK (PRWEB) December 11, 2008
The final of one of Europe's richest poker tournaments The Ladbrokes Poker Million, will be played on Friday evening in London.
The final line up, excitingly comprises of two individuals who qualified free online at Ladbrokes Poker one of which is 29 year old father, former Insurance broker Kevin Allen, 29 from Romford, Essex. Now, amazingly he finds himself in the biggest game in town, playing against some of the best players in the world for a $1m first prize and a title that has been held by snooker ace and legend Jimmy White.
Irish eyes are definitely smiling tonight, two thirds of the field that have also made it through to the final six, hail from the Emerald Isle. Friends and family of tall six of the finalists will be joined by Ladbrokes VIP's and guests to watch the live final in a top London hotel this Friday.
Edward Ihre, Managing Director of Ladbrokes Poker said: "The line-up will make for an excellent final. Who knows what happens when you get two 'Poker Million' veterans a couple of WSOP Bracelets holders, an internet champ who's running hot and a couple of Freeroll qualifiers. This will be a poker game at it's most extreme!"
All players take the chips they accumulated in their semi-final through to the final.
Ciaran O'Leary (Dublin) 339K
Eoghan O'Dea (Dublin) 339K
Marty Smyth (Belfast) 282K
Liam Flood (Co Kildare) 237K
Kevin Allen (Romford) 224K
Svein Petter Nielsen (Norway 179K
The party will also be attended by model and actress Abi Titmuss and Wag Danielle Lloyd who celebrates her 25th birthday this week.
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Please contact Samantha Alleyne
Ladbrokes Press Office on 07976 180 201