Do you fancy a crack at the lifestyle some of the most famous poker stars enjoy? Well, now you can live the dream with UK PokerNews and 888 Poker as our "Become a Poker Pro' for a Year" promotion begins.
Our good friends at 888 Poker have joined forces with the number one poker news web site to make all your poker dreams come true. From January 6th 2007, one lucky player at 888 Poker will have the chance to become a poker professional for a year. That means buy-ins to four of the biggest poker tournaments in the world. Don't worry about flight costs and hotel expenses either! It's all taken care of. Just turn up at the airport and enjoy!
Let's get down to business then! How does this promotion work?
Starting on January 6th, the PokerProForAYear League will begin. The league will run for 48 weeks. The league will decide on ten finalists via the top ten positions. These ten finalists will be whisked away to a secret location to battle it out for the title of Poker Pro For a Year. The final will be webcast right here at PokerNews. All expenses (flights, accomodation) for the ten finalists will be paid.
The main league will consist of seven low-buyin events, one $500 freeroll and one awesome "Global Freeroll" where of which will receive an all-expenses paid package to a land-based event in 2007. Such as the EPT Dortmund, the WSOP Main Event, the WPT Paris or the Aussie Millions. Players will collect leaderboard points from these online tournaments. In addition, players can also pick up bonus leaderboard points from any buy-in tournanment they play at Pacific Poker.
This is the biggest promotion we have ever run here at PokerNews. Stop dreaming about what might be and start playing against the cream of the crop on the biggest stages in the world. Head over to our special Poker Pro For a Year web site today and get ready for the action from January 6th.