Online gambling site launches WSOP Academy Aruba Edition.
This years Aruba Classic is just a short way off and the online gambling site, UltimateBet has announced a major addition to their signature poker event. October 1st will see UltimateBet host the WSOP Academy Aruba Edition, an exclusive Texas Hold'em training boot camp.
This four hour long session features some of poker's biggest names including Phil Hellmuth, Annie Duke, Jim "KrazyKanuck" Worth, Mark Seif, Shawn Rice, and Mark "Poker H0" Kroon to name a few.
These poker big-wigs will provide an assortment of strategies and tips specific to the structure of the Aruba Poker Classic Main Event. The Academy will be useful to those online poker players that have never even seen the inside of a major land-based Texas Hold'em tournament and are looking to take their game to the next level.
The WSOP Academy Aruba Edition (which has a $995 value) is free for those playing in the 2007 Aruba Poker Classic Main Event. In addition, all attendees will get $300 off a future WSOP Academy training camp and four players will walk away with their next training camp entry entirely paid for.
The Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino will be the venue for the 2007 Aruba Poker Classic, from September 29th through October 6th. The prize pool is sitting at a huge $2.5 million.
For as little as a $5 entry, UltimateBet is offering an Aruba prize package worth $8,500 for their online poker players. The prize package includes the $5,500 main event seat and $3,000 for travel and accommodations.