Let me start out by welcoming Michele Lewis to the Pokerati crew. She'll be a nice addition to the mayhem over there posting under the moniker Fresh Princess. She's been writing about her LAPC run. Michele Lewis is also a contributor to a new book called Women's Poker Night written by Maryann Morrison. Check it out.
The NBA All-Star Game Weekend is in full swing in Las Vegas. Flipchip has been all around Sin City snapping up random photos. Stop by and check out his photos on the Las Vegas Blog and the Poker Prof's Poker Blog.
If you don't know, I'm a frequent contributor and business partner at LasVegasVegas.com. We currently have three different blogs; Las Vegas Blog (Vegas Entertainment & News), Poker Prof's Poker Blog, and the Las Vegas Business and Politics Blog.
And now, a word from our sponsor... BoDog.
I got this information from BoDog directly. BoDog is launching qualifiers today to Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker II online, where a BoDog player will win a spot on the reality TV show and a chance at the $2 million grand prize package ($1 million in cash plus a one year $1 million BoDog contract).
Photo courtesy of BoDog
The coveted spot on the popular poker TV show will be given away to the winner of Bodog.com's "Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker II" poker tournament, held on April 28, 2007. Qualifying tournaments for this final event start this Saturday, Feb. 17, with a buy-in of $5.00+.50 or 300 Bodog Poker points, and will run every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. The top five finishers from each qualifier will automatically be registered to play in the final event on April 28, where they will battle it out with competitors from around the world. The winner of the final event will receive a spot on "Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker II" and the opportunity to play on international TV for the $2 million grand prize package. The remaining top five finishers in the April 28 tournament will win prizes ranging from a trip for two to Antigua and dinner with the show's host Calvin Ayre to a flat screen TV.
The April 28 Championship Tournament Prizes:For more on the "Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker II" Online Qualifiers and Tournament, visit BoDog. And while you are their visit BoDog's tournament schedule.
1st Place - Spot on "Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker II" TV show and a
shot at the $2 million grand prize ($1M cash + $1M contract with Bodog)
2nd Place - Trip for two to Antigua and dinner with Calvin Ayre
3rd Place - Home Entertainment System
4th Place - Custom Bodog Poker Table
5th Place - Flat Screen TV
And lastly, Miami Don is hosting The Big Game this Sunday on Full Tilt. I will play if my schedule permits. Here are the details:
Best of luck and thanks to Miami Don for hosting.
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