Dream Package awarded by online gambling site.
Online gambling site, Absolute Poker is again in the news with another huge win for one of its players. CUTIEPI314, a Texas Hold'em player won the Dream Package online poker tournament in the beginning of August. This win saw the player bag a prize package that grants him access to over $100 million in Texas Hold'em prize pool money.
“This is the fourth time we've awarded a prize package of this magnitude and we're just getting started,” said David Clainer, senior vice president for Absolute Poker.
The package that comes with the win in the Absolute Dream Package (a prize total of a whopping $100,000) has several great rewards for the players that get through. These include seats in one of the world’s richest poker tournaments, the WPT event as well as next year's World Series of Poker and also the European Poker Tour. There is an $8,500 Aruba prize package featuring a $5,500 buy-in to the 2007 Aruba Poker Classic this September and $3,000 for travel and accommodations; a buy-in to the world's biggest televised Texas Hold'em cash game; a season's pass to Sunday's $150,000 guaranteed tourney; and training with the world's best pros at WPT Bootcamp.
Three other winners of the Absolute Dream Package, GENTLEMAN8, THEBOMBBABY and BACKUPBOON will join CUTIEPI314.
The fifth Absolute Dream Package is scheduled for later this year with qualifiers ready to begin (details on website). The details on the revamped package will be announced soon. As well as the online qualifiers, players can buy-in for $200+16.