- Airing on June 22nd, Players Take on Full Tilt Poker Pros on TV for $120K
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DUBLIN, June 21 /CNW/ - Full Tilt Poker and one of the UK's leading broadcasters launch "The Poker Lounge," the first show of its kind in the UK. Airing weekly on Channel 4 from June 22nd through August 24th, the show will combine intimacy and style with high-stakes action. Each of the ten programmes sees one qualifier battle it out for a cool $120,000 against Full Tilt Poker pros such as Team Full Tilt's Gus Hansen, as well as Full Tilt Poker's latest addition, Annette Obrestad.
In addition to being able to watch the high-stakes action, players can still compete for their free seat to "The Poker Lounge," exclusively at FullTiltPoker.com.
The only online poker site offering players the exciting opportunity to get in on the action with "The Poker Lounge," - FullTiltPoker.com will run freeroll, qualifying tournaments until Wednesday, July 14th. Winners will qualify for the shows in the latter part of the ten program series, when they will pit their wits against some of the best names in poker.
"The Poker Lounge" Freeroll Qualifiers give players the chance to win a $22,000 prize package - including the $20,000 entry fee for the televised tournament and $2,000 for travel and expenses.
To find out more about the Poker Lounge and Poker Lounge Freeroll Qualifier tournaments, please go to http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/the-poker-lounge
About Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker(TM) is the host of a worldwide virtual poker cardroom service. It is not in the business of betting or wagering and does not participate in the games as a player. It merely provides a service to those who wish to test their skills against others for fun, prizes or money. It is duly regulated and licensed by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Although virtual poker is legal where the games are hosted and played, it may not be legal where individual players are located. Players at all skill levels may download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com but it is their responsibility to determine if participating in the games is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where they are located.
SOURCE Full Tilt Poker
For further information: For further information: Michele Clayborne, (on behalf of Team Full Tilt), Tel: +353-1-650-1769