|After growing consumer demand, Lakes Entertainment, Inc. today announced, the World Poker Tour (a subsidiary of Lakes), has added a 14th tournament to its events schedule. Online poker room PokerStars.com will host a new event, the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, on a cruise through the Caribbean January 18-25, 2004 with a guaranteed total prize pool of $1,000,000. |
To enter the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure tournament or to play in a satellite or super-satellite event, players can logon to www.pokerstars.com. Other World Poker Tour events can be accessed at WorldPokerTour.com for the complete 2003-2004 Tournament Schedule and casino contacts.
World Champ Chris Moneymaker won for the claim for his title after participating at the PokerStars.com site. Winner of the new PokerStars Caribbean Adventure would be granted a $25,000 seat at the World Poker Tour's Championship event in April 2004 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. The estimated prize pool for the WPT Championship is over $4 million.
The World Poker Tour is a joint venture, which is 80 percent owned by Lakes and 20 percent by Steven Lipscomb.