|The race to find the gaming and gambling industry’s best poker player is hotting up with the first two qualifiers for IPT’06 securing their seats in a hotly contested online battle.|
Eliza Burnett from Poker Europa just edged out Simon Banoub of PA Sports as it went down to the wire with players from SportingBet also running them close! Eliza eventually snatched it with some fine play. Both go through to the final table to take place at Bullet Business Europe in London on December 6th (www.bulletbusiness.com).
Record breaking numbers signed up to play…
The online qualifier - facilitated by Absolute Poker and sponsored by iGaming Business and Pentasia - was a resounding success with some of the biggest names in the industry going head to head with rival companies and office colleagues.
Michael Setters from organisers of IPT’06 - Bullet Business (www.bulletbusiness.com/IPT) said; “The first online qualifier was a huge success but given the number of people signing up to play in IPT ’06 we knew it couldn’t be anything but a success! We witnessed some great play and it just goes to show that this tournament will really separate the chancers from best the industry has to offer. We look forward to the next two qualifiers now and urge players to stake their claim!”
Last chance to sign up and qualify:
With two seats now secured, just four remain and the next online qualifiers take place this week on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd at 20:00 (GMT) with two seats to be won in each qualifier. Players wishing to sign up should visit www.bulletbusiness.com/IPT to register. The tournament is for industry employees only and not open to pro’s.
With over 400 players registered so far for the online qualifiers it looks set to be a block busting session at the tables.
Live Final Table…
The final table takes place live at Bullet Business Europe (Dec 6th and 7th, London), a premier conference and networking event with individual seminars on poker, casino, bingo, new product development, legal and marketing. With over 80 speakers and 40 CEO’s already confirmed to attend you should secure your ticket today! Visit www.bulletbusiness.com for full details and special ticket prices.
Bullet Business – event organisers for the gaming and gambling industry
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