o people may enter a STEP 1 Tournament for us$ 0.10, and pass through the finish line of STEP 10 to score the ultimate us$12,000 World Series of Poker prize package featuring a Main Event seat and us$ 2,000 for travel and accommodations.
UltimateBet is sweetening the pot with a mega 10th Anniversary reward that’s doubling the riches for this year’s World Poker Champion; wear the UB logo throughout the Main Event, have the ultimate fortune of beating out thousands of other hopefuls to pocket the estimated us$ 10,000,000 1st prize payday, plus a spectacular us$ 10 million 10 Year sponsorship deal with UB - the home of legendary Pro players Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke.
"STEP tournaments will see UB qualifying record numbers of online players for this year’s WSOP, and with our us$ 10 million player contract on the table, we’re excited about the prospect of discovering poker’s next big thing," said UltimateBet Card Room Consultant Annie Duke. "Ten years on, we aim to grow our reputation as the home of the game’s most decorated champions, and our standing as the top choice for the world’s best poker players."
The ten year theme continues with the first 10 players to conquer all 10 WSOP STEP Tournaments set to receive a bonus us$ 8,500 2009 Aruba Poker Classic Main Event package, including a us$ 5,500 entry and us$ 3,000 towards travel and accommodation, along with the ticket to the 2009 WSOP Championship event, compliments of UltimateBet.
In the spirit of UB’s 10th birthday bash, the STEP 1 buy-in has been stripped back to a incredibly low us$ 0.10, arguably the cheapest way for online players to secure their Seat at Poker’s Big Dance, and with hundreds of WSOP seats on the line.
In short, STEP Tournaments at UltimateBet are great value for money, allowing players to buy in for just a few cents. A full rundown on UltimateBet’s 2009 WSOP Satellites and STEP Tournaments can be found at UltimateBet.com.