Monday, December 06, 2004

WPBT Holiday Classic Update

Thanks to Maudie for the T-shirt design!

4 days until Vegas. How about an update? I just got off the phone with the Poker Prof. It's confirmed... Evelyn Ng will be attending the breakfast Meet & Greet. As you know Charlie Shoten, Ron Rose, and Tom McEvoy are all expected to be there as well. Wow. We now have four professional players to hang out and talk shop. As I said before, being able to pick the stellar minds of some great players will be an amazing opportunity to help improve all of our games and also a chance to ask questions about life as a professional gambler.

I just picked up a prize for last place. So for the poor blogger KO'd first... don't fear! You won't be coming out to Vegas for nothing. I will reveal the prize on Saturday. I will be running a Hilton Sisters Challenge during the tournament and online at Party Poker on the same day. Stay tuned for details.

We will also be getting some free stuff. The guys over at All N Poker are giving out t-shirts to the final table. The online site Check n Raise will be giving everyone a free jacket, in addition to awarding the winner of the tournament a $100 bonus to play on their site.
What: WPBT Holiday Classic
When: Saturday, Dec. 11th at 1 pm PCT
Where: Sam's Town Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Buy in: $50 ($45 prize pool + $5 dealer toke)
The Game: No Limit Texas Hold'em
Prizes: TBD with a prize for last place and a Cowboy hat (Thanks Joaquin) for first; plus random bounties featuring some of Santos' artwork

Breakfast Meet & Greet: 10am PCT at Sam's Town (exact location TBA)
Shots with Al Cant Hang: As soon as you get busted
Stud Workshop with Felicia: After the tournament

Bloggers & others expected to play at the Holiday Classic:
1. Me
2. Derek from Poker in the Weeds
3. Poker Prof
4. Dick's wife Linda from... Buy It In Vegas
5. Asphnxma from Riding the F Train
6. Boy Genius
7. Bad Blood
8. Bill Rini
9. Felicia
10. Glenn
11. Joaquin
12. Otis
13. Al Cant Hang
14. Mrs. Cant Hang
15. Maudie
16. Signor Ferrari
17. - EV
18. Bob
19. Grubby
20. Mas from Genius of Poker
21. Charlie Shoten
22. Foiled Coup from Lasvegasvegas
23. Flip Chip from Lasvegasvegas
24. Martin from JMC Automatic
25. G-Rob from Up for Poker
26. CJ from Up for Poker
27. Linda from Poker Works
28. Daddy from Snail Trax
I hope I didn't miss anybody. We have a few names on the maybe list and a few on waiting list. Stay tuned for more updates. Any questions? Shoot me an email. I'll be sending around a group email in the next few days. Check your inboxes.

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