Win Free Sponsorship to Major Live European Poker Event with Team

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From 1st February until 31st March 2009, is offering players the opportunity to get rich and to become one of the stars of live poker at the prestigious high-stakes San-Remo Main Event from 18-23rd April 2009. €4M prizepool is expected with over €1M for the winner.

From 1st February until 31st March 2009, (a UK Poker Room with a EU Licence) is offering players the opportunity to get rich and to become one of the stars of live poker at the prestigious high-stakes San-Remo Main Event (18-23rd April). Players on UK poker site can qualify for an online poker tournament with Lucrative Sponsorship Packages as prizes, by simply playing on the CelebPoker poker site.

Three €6,500 packages to the San Remo Main Event are up for grabs for the winners of the "Team CelebPoker" online grand final on April 12th, with a runner up prize of €500 paid out for the 4th Place finisher.

The Italian San-Remo event made its debut last year with a massive field at Casino San Remo. Every seat in the house sold out as 701 players forked out €5,000 (or qualified for the event online) to compete for €3.1 million in cash. Young American poker player Jason Mercier rose to the top to capture the title and €869,000 in one of the final table battles of the season. This year the organizers have increased the player cap to 800 players, meaning an extra 99 seats are available compared to last year's tournament potentially adding an additional €495,000 to the prize-pool.

The 2009 San-Remo Main event has a buy-in of €5,250 with an expected prize-pool of €4,000,000 (with an estimated prize of over €1,000,000 for the winner!)

Team CelebPoker San-Remo Sponsorship Package Information

  • €5,250 seat in the San Remo Main Event
  • €1,250 Expenses for travel / accommodation

How to qualify for the online grand final

Players on can gain entry to the online grand final in 2 ways:

  • Raked hands: Qualify for one of the two online semi-finals (on and )by simply putting in some hours on the cash tables on, and raking 5,000 hands between Feb 1st and 28th or March 1st and 31st. All cash game limits are inclusive for the 5000 raked hands requirement. The top 10 players in the monthly semi-finals (held on Sunday 8th March and Sunday 5th April at 18:30 GMT) will qualify for the Online Grand Final on Sunday 12th April at 18:30 GMT. New Players can also avail of 30% Rakeback on CelebPoker to maximize their profits while they rake!
  • Direct Buy-In: Players have the option of buying in directly to the online grand-final to vie for the chance to win a lucrative sponsorship deal for a great value sum of €500.

About is an Exciting, Fully Licensed and Regulated Online Poker Room in the EU (meaning European players don't need to pay tax on their winnings!). CelebPoker prides itself for running the best online poker site in Europe.

The Celeb poker room offers players copious amounts of cash-games from micro limits to high-stakes, spanning most varieties of popular poker (7-Stud, Omaha, NLHE) and also runs regular guaranteed tournaments (both freeze-outs and rebuys) as well as a large selection of SNGs, Cooler SNGs, and high stakes Sunday MTTs such as their monthly €250K Guaranteed and €100k Guaranteed Tournaments. Satellites are running to the big-buy-in tournaments meaning that even low-stakes grinders can take a shot at winning big and becoming an online poker Celeb.

Cash Game players can enjoy online poker games from Micro Limits to High Stakes. Play online games such as, Texas Hold'em, Omaha, 7 Card Stud, Five Card Draw, as well as Heads-Up Tables, New Progressive Bad Beat Jackpots and Rake races. Free Play Poker Tables are also available, so if you are unsure of the Poker Rules of a specific game, check out the comprehensive Poker School featuring information on Texas Hold `em, Omaha, 7 Card Stud and 5 Card Draw, Blackjack. Celebpoker also offers new players a generous poker deposit bonus.

CelebPoker News

  • Free-play poker tables to allow you to home your skills without losing a cent before you dominate the real money tables! Celeb hosts Hundreds of cash and tournament tables with thousands of Players running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Over €4 Million in Guaranteed tournaments every month: CelebPoker is running €100K Guaranteed or €250K Guaranteed Tournaments every Sunday
  • Fun, Simple and Secure Industry leading software, licenced in the EU, and excellent 24/7 support staff, should you need them. Celeb runs the biggest and best games including No Limit Texas Hold'em, Limit Hold'em, Omaha and more, as well as offering satellites to the bigger buy-in games as well as live event satellites.

Rake Races
•Win big just for playing the game you love! Frequent CelebPoker Rake-races offer high-volume players an extra incentive to play.



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