MONTREAL, Quebec -- Everest Poker today announced that the online poker room was beginning a series of biweekly tournaments that gave players the chance to win a seat at the upcoming World Series of
Everest Poker is devoted to international poker players. Poker Main Event. This year's WSOP Main Event lasts 11 days and will be held at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas beginning on 6 July.
"The World Series of Poker Main Event is a massive tournament for any player to be a part of," said Jonathan May, Everest Poker property manager. "Getting there is not easy at all, and that's why we're very eager to see how our players perform."
The first direct entry tournament for seats was held on 19 May 2007 at 15:00 GMT. Further tournaments will be held on a biweekly basis, with the next occurring on 2 June. Buy-in for these direct entry poker tournaments is $100+9. Seats in the biweekly tournaments can also be gained through daily satellite tournaments featuring a low buy-in of $11+1.
"Players who win a seat at the WSOP Main Event get a complete package. Everest Poker covers the $10,000 it'd take to get to walk through the door as well as their travel expenses," May added. "We even make sure you get Everest Poker gear!"
In addition to the World Series of Poker Main Event, Everest Poker sends players to poker tournaments around the world as well as sponsoring their own major events. Every Sunday, the poker room hosts a $100,000 guaranteed holdem poker tournament for its players and the Everest Poker Avalanche, a tournament culminating in a $1,000,000 guaranteed prize is currently in full swing.
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