|PrimaPoker.com the sole sponsor of the Monte Carlo Millions poker tournament has announced that the much awaited poker showdown will be held November 6-13 in Monte Carlo. |
The poker tournament will be the first ever to be held in Monte Carlo, Monaco. During the week-long event, some of the world’s best poker players, celebrities and the poker site’s satellite winners will compete for an estimated prize pool of US$1,000,000.
‘PrimaPoker.com has orchestrated the most exclusive and luxurious poker tournament in history. Monte Carlo Millions combines Hollywood style, the paradise of the French Riviera, with a chance to play world-renowned poker professionals and celebrities,’ says Matt Savage, the tournament director for the last three consecutive World Series' of Poker, will direct the Monte Carlo Millions, adding to its star power.
All Monte Carlo Millions satellite winners will receive a US$20,000 package, including round-trip airfare for two to Monte Carlo, a 7-night stay at the exclusive Hotel Hermitage, meals at gourmet restaurants, a US$14,000 buy-in to the tournament and a guided tour of the French Riviera.
PrimaPoker.com will hold a separate tournament for all players who do not make the final table, in which every participant will win a cash prize.
Entry to the Monte Carlo Millions is by invitation or through a PrimaPoker.com satellite match, which can also be played at Montecarlomillions.com. Satellites will begin on June 21st and will last until October and will include free-roll tournaments.