Online gambling site launches WSOP satellites
One of the largest online gambling websites, Titan Poker, is arranging to send a large selection of players to the 2008 World Series of Poker taking place in Las Vegas during June and July.
This season, Titan is offering three different ways to win a seat to compete in the upcoming event. Titan Poker's WSOP Main Event Super Satellite series will award $14,000 prize packages, which include buy-in to the WSOP Main Event at Harrah's Casino, flights, and accommodations. In addition, Titan Poker will stage a satellite series awarding seats to two WSOP No Limit Hold'em Events, (Events 27 and 32, each with a $1,500 buy-in). The prize package for this WSOP Side Events series is worth $6,500, and includes flights and accommodations.
Then, the third way is to provide the ultimate World Series of Poker experience. Players can win the Executive Package if they win four consecutive WSOP Executive Sit ‘n’ Go tournaments. The package, valued at $20,000 includes 14-night accommodation for two in a luxury suite with limo pick-up at Las Vegas Airport, an exclusive dinner, and tickets to the "Blue Man Group" show at the Venetian Resort.
The WSOP, albeit one of the largest gambling events during the yearly calendar, isn’t the only promotion event that the Titan Poker site is involved with. In May, the site will sponsor the Eurocity Poker Tour Madrid Open will be send players to the World Poker Showdown in the Dominican Republic later this year. In addition, Titan Poker will host the European Championship of Online Poker II (ECOOP) in May where skilled poker players will compete for a share of $3,600,000 over an action-packed ten days.