Ushers in the 50th Bounty Tournament -- This Time It's Golden

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The often imitated but never duplicated Bounty Tournament turns 50.

Launched last year, The Bounty Tournament at hits a milestone as the 50th Tournament kicks off Thursday night, September 28th at 9:00pm EST. The Bounty Tournament pits aspiring poker aficionados against legendary Doyle Brunson, “The Mad Genius of Poker” Mike Caro and World Series of Poker bracelet winner Todd Brunson.

Each week at the Bounty Tournament, players square off against the team to win $50,000 for knocking out all three pros.

In honor of the 50th Bounty Tournament, will be giving the winner a special custom made gold ring on top of the prize money to commemorate this historic moment, making this tournament the 50th Golden Bounty Tournament Anniversary.

“When the Bounty Tournament was first launched last year at I knew we had something special,” said the celebrated Doyle Brunson. “As we approach the 50th Bounty Tournament played, I’d have to say it has exceeded all expectations. We have seen a lot happen over the first 49 tournaments.”

A $10,000 bonus award was won for knocking out two bounties in March. Pro guest bounty Minh Ly was runner-up in his very first Bounty Tournament played. Last week, Todd nearly won the tournament, which would have given all the players their buy-in back. Special celebrity guests like Pamela Anderson, Nicky Hilton, and Kevin Connolly have made the Bounty Tournament truly dazzling in every way.

The Bounty Tournament has triggered numerous imitators; but none as popular, admired or respected as The addition of Cyndi Violette, darling of the poker scene; Hoyt, “The Alabama Cowboy” Corkins, winner of the championship at The Legends of Poker; and “Captain” Tom Franklin the ever present pro in the final tables on the tournament circuit helps to further place’s Bounty Tournament in a league of its own.

This week’s festive Bounty Tournament holds the added attraction of not only the gold ring but having Nicky Hilton, Cyndi Violette, and Hoyt Corkins as additional bounties.

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