Ladbrokes Poker have today announced some changes to their popular Poker Million VII televised series making it even easier for players to qualify for this fantastic tournament.
Returning for the seventh year is one of Europe's richest, televised poker tournaments – the Poker Million – which began in November 2000 on the Isle of Man. Over 30 million viewers tuned in worldwide to watch the Final that saw English Television Director turned poker player, John Duthie take home the $1 Million first prize. Previous Final Table greats include Howard Lederer (Poker Million VI) and Mel Judah (Poker Million V).
It was at first thought that only the winners of the twelve televised Ladbrokes Poker heats would be fed into the Semi Final. However, players will be pleased to note that Ladbrokes Poker are now offering four more seats to the Semi Final. These four seats will come from;
An online freeroll – For the first time ever, Ladbrokes Poker are giving players the chance to win a direct seat to the Semi Final.
The Ladbrokes Poker 'Chase the Chair' Promotion - This promotion gives players the chance to chase for a seat at the Semi Final by playing in their super satellite series.
The televised 'Second Chance' Tourney – A turbo Single Table Tournament allowing all runner ups from the twelve televised heats to battle it out for two seats at the Semi Final.
If the thought of winning a million dollars sounds good to you, start off by downloading Ladbrokes Poker through the links on PokerNews. Fill in your details and get yourself a new account, before making a minimum deposit and playing your heart out! Existing Ladbrokes Poker account holders (who originally signed up through PokerNews) are not excluded – simply ensure you have completed all other entry requirements.
The shows will air from September 9–December 9 with the Semi Final and Finals being broadcast live on December 10-12. The tournament will conclude with a massive party at the swanky Metropole in London.
Ladbrokes Poker will once again be adding $500,000 to the prizepool bringing the total payout to:
1st place $1,000,000
2nd place $260,000
3rd place $175,000
4th place $130,000
5th place $100,000
6th place $75,000
7-16th place $20,000
Head over to Ladbrokes Poker via PokerNews today. Who knows? You may soon find yourself seated next to a poker star, in a professional televised setting, playing for the whopping million dollar prize!
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