Caribbean Poker Classic in St. MaartenSunPoker.com Announces Caribbean Poker Classic land based tournament in St. Maarten in December.
Willemstad, Curacao-September 27, 2004 - The line between virtual poker and the land based variety just became a bit fuzzier SunPoker.com is now bridging the gap from 'face to computer', to 'face to face' poker, with the announcement of the first annual 'Caribbean Poker Classic' No Limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament.
The televised event which will be held December 5 -11, 2004 at the Maho Beach Resort in sun drenched St. Maarten, boasts an estimated prize pool of $1,000,000.00. It has already begun to attract some of the biggest names in poker, as well as Hollywood celebrities looking for their piece of poker immortality.
The tournament is now open to the general public. Seats to the championship event can be won in the many satellite tournaments in SunPoker.com. Simply download the SunPoker.com software, log into the software, and on the Multi-Table Tournaments tab, you will see the qualifying satellites named "CARIBBEAN", at 4:00 PM EST, and 9:00 PM EST.
Winning a qualifying satellite online at SunPoker.com means more than just the $5100 buy-in for the championship event the package includes your round trip airfare, six night's hotel accommodations, entry to the VIP welcome party, and a private party for the tournament winners.
For more information, visit Sun Poker website.
About Sun Poker
A licensed poker card room through Peak Entertainment N.V., SunPoker.com is part of the Cryptologic Poker Network, which has become one of the largest poker rooms on the Internet according to Poker Pulse, an independent website that monitors the activity of most of the big name online poker rooms. SunPoker.com has thousands of players from all over the world that participate in a fun friendly environment playing Texas Hold'em, Seven Card Stud, Omaha High-Low, and hundreds of tournaments each week, including Multi-Table tournaments.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR CARIBBEAN POKER CLASSIC
Sunday, December 5th
Welcome Party 7-9 PM
No Limit Hold'em 10 PM $230 buy-in
Monday, December 6th
Satellites begin 3 PM
No Limit Hold'em 6 PM $230 buy-in (one re-buy)
Tuesday, December 7th
Satellites begin 3 PM
Super satellite 6 PM $125 buy-in (re-buys and add on)
Wednesday, December 8th
Championship event 2 PM
$5100 buy-in No Limit Hold'em 8 PM $125 buy-in (re-buys and add on)
Thursday, December 9th
Championship - Day 2 2 PM
Play down to final nine No Limit Hold'em 8 PM $125 buy-in (one re-buy)
Friday, December 10th
Championship final table Noon
No Limit Hold'em 1 PM
$230 buy-in Awards Banquet 9 PM