Online gambling site sponsors BC event
Online gambling site, Mansionpoker.com, is to sponsor the third Annual B.C. Poker Championships, which will be at the River Rock Casino Resort in British Columbia, Canada, between November 18 and 25, 2007.
“We are delighted to sponsor Canada's premier Poker event. With hundreds of thousands of dollars being staked over four days of play, and the final table action to be aired on Global TV in December, viewers are in for a thrilling couple of hours of Poker entertainment,” says MANSION.com Ambassador and U.K. Poker professional Marc Goodwin.
The amount of players is growing, as well as the increase in interested professional players from around the world to compete in this championship with its CDN$3.6Million overall prize pool, and a Main Event prize pool of CDN$2.45Million.
The Main Event is a CDN$2500 (+CDN$200) buy-in No Limit Texas Hold'em Poker tournament capped at 1,000 players where a first prize of CDN$612,500 is up for grabs, and the top 10% of players will finish in the money.
There will be a slow bind structure during the first day, which is split into two flights, and the start-bank set at 15,000 chips. This B.C. Poker Championships is considered one of the most prestigious land-based Poker events outside of the United States.
Mansionpoker.com has a vision, style, and brand strength that is complementary to the B.C. Poker Championship, a world-class terrestrial Poker tournament that is growing in reputation year on year.
The Mansion Poker brand will be recognised from the company's television debut as the headline sponsor of the Emmy-award winning televised Poker series, known worldwide as the Mansionpoker.net Poker Dome Challenge.