VC Poker announces dates for flagship land-based tournament
By staff
VC Poker, the online poker room of leading independent bookmaker Victor Chandler, has today announced that the 2005 VC Poker Cup will be held at the Teddington Studios between 1st - 5th August.

Now in its second year, The VC Poker Cup is Europe's most prestigious poker event and will feature top professionals, internet qualifiers and well-known celebrities playing for what is expected to be Europe's biggest ever prize pool. The event is being filmed and will be broadcast in a ten-part series on Sky Sports.

Victor Chandler, Chairman of the Victor Chandler Group, said: 'We're delighted to be able to confirm that the VC Poker Cup is to become a regular addition to the world poker circuit. But rest assured we're determined to build on the success of last year's tournament to deliver players, broadcasters and poker fans the biggest, best and most memorable tournament yet.'

The 2004 Victor Poker Cup was won by London poker star Harry Demetriou after he beat off a field of 100 players to the Ł250,000 first prize. Featuring such names as Dave 'The Devilfish' Ulliot, The Hendon Mob, Noli Francisco, Donnacha O'Dea and Hollywood hardman Vinnie Jones, the subsequent broadcasts have been watched by millions of people around the world.

For further press information, or for imagery from the 2004 event, contact:

Sarah Taylor, Media Relations Manager, Victor Chandler International

sarah.taylor@vcint.com, Freephone Press Office 08000 612 340 or Tel: 07740 450840

Simon Prodger, Product Marketing Manager, VC Poker

simon.prodger@vc-bs.com, Tel: 020 7292 0069

Notes to Editors:

·VC Poker Cup formerly The Victor Poker Cup

·Further details of the format, prize money and entry details will be confirmed shortly.

·To enter the VCPoker Cup 2005 please call Tel: 0207 862 0045

 
 
 
 
 
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