Melbourne, Vic (PRWEB) January 29, 2009
PokerNews (http://www.pokernewscup.com/) has teamed up with UltimateBet to host a Satellite Series to the 2009 PokerNews Cup Alpine (http://www.pokernews.com/news/2009/01/ultimate-bet-pokernews-cup-alpine-satellite-series-launch.htm) allowing players to battle for one guaranteed PokerNews Cup Alpine Package every week.
Sub Satellites start from as low as $10+$1 giving players the chance to win their way to the guaranteed Sunday Final. Additionally, entry to some Sub Satellites can be completed using UltimatePoints. Players wishing to buy-in direct to the Sunday Final can do so for $500+$30.
Each €6,000 PokerNews Cup Alpine Package will provide:
Entry to the €1,500 Main Event
Cash for travel
Entry to Event 4
Private airport helicopter transfers
Daily ski passes
Players who have yet to sign up to UltimateBet can do so via PokerNews. All satellites can be found under 'Poker', 'Scheduled Tournaments' and 'Satellites' in the UltimateBet client lobby.
About PokerNews Ltd
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, special bonuses and freerolls, and is available in over 30 different languages. PokerNews has recently branched out into tournament reporting and was named as the exclusive live update and chip count provider for the 2007 & 2008 World Series of Poker, as well as being the official media partner of the Aussie Millions.