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The Largest Prize Pool In European Poker Tournament History - Monte Carlo Millions.

Monte Carlo Millions is the true representation of upper echelon tournament poker. In 2004, it played host to such poker idols as Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Dave Ulliot, Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Antonio Esfandiari and Scotty Nguyen. This year's action will be broadcast to a global television audience.

Registration for the 2005 Monte Carlo Millions, the world's most exclusive poker tournament, has begun. Last year, Monte Carlo Millions was the first poker tournament to ever be held in the principality of Monte-Carlo, Monaco. This year, the Prima Network, the world's largest online poker network, has guaranteed the largest prize pool in European history, with $3 million total with $1million designated for the winner. Buy-in for the tournament is $25,000.

How To Take Part In MCM
Seats can be acquired one of two ways: by personal invitation from world-renowned tournament director Matt Savage, or by winning a satellite tournament at the Prima Poker Network rooms. We recommend you playing Royal Vegas Poker room as one of the best, join now and collect $10 free plus 40% match bonus up to $100 free to your bankroll. But act fast because the field is limited to only 120 players.

Royal Vegas Poker and other Prima Poker rooms are offering players various opportunities to qualify for the Monte Carlo Millions package through sit 'n' go's, scheduled MTT's and rounders style tournaments. The value of the Monte Carlo Millions package is $30,000, with the tournament 1st prize being $1,000,000 and the prize pool being $3,000,000 guaranteed. You can play MONTE CARLO MILLIONS SIT AND GO ROUNDER TOURNAMENTS. Each set of Rounds will have a table of either 5 or 10 players. Round Two freerolls its top player to Round Three in the same manner as Round One to Round Two. Similarly Round Three freerolls two players to Round Four. In Round Four one player is freerolled to Round Five. Round Five in each set is the crunch zone where the winner receives a Monte Carlo Millions package valued at $30,000!

Final Multi Table Tournament will be held on Sunday August 28th at 8PM EST. It's No Limit Texas Hold'em tournament with Buy-in of $3,000 + $200 that provide a Monte Carlo Millions package worth $30,000.

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