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October 15, 2021

Featuring Chris Moneymaker

Pokertek and Carnival Cruise Lines begin satellites for 4th Annual Carnival Pokerpro Challenge

(US).- PokerTek announced that qualifying tournaments are underway for the fourth annual Carnival PokerPro Challenge. Players who qualify will win a seat in the final event held on Carnival’s newest ship, the 130,000 ton Carnival Dream, December 3-10, where they will compete for a US$50,000 first place prize.


hris Moneymaker, renowned poker expert and winner of the 2003 WSOP Main Event, will play in the tournament for the second year in a row.


Players can qualify to play in the Carnival PokerPro Challenge Grand Final event by winning a US$150 buy-in satellite tournament that are already being offered aboard any of Carnival’s 22 "Fun Ships.”


Qualifying rounds will also be played at participating land-based properties featuring PokerPro and other select venues. Players who win in a qualifying tournament will win a US$750 entry in the Grand Final event aboard the Carnival Dream sailing from Port Canaveral, FL December 3-10, 2011. In addition, players who win on Carnival ships will receive a cash prize or a cruise certificate.


During the week, a variety of cash games and additional tournaments will be scheduled, including the highly popular “Beat the Moneymaker” tournament, where players compete to be the first to knock out Chris Moneymaker for a cash bounty.


“The Carnival PokerPro Challenge has become so popular that we are bringing in additional PokerPro tables to expand the final event in December and accommodate more players. We’ve also significantly increased the guaranteed prize pool to

US$100,000,” said Rodney Dofort, Senior Vice President of Casino Operations for Carnival Cruise Lines.



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