Take a Trip to Caribbean Poker Seminar

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – Win 15 getaways by taking an educational vacation to the Caribbean? It sounds too good to be true, but is essentially what someone will achieve at the WPT BOOT CAMP™ Caribbean Conference seminar/tournament being conducted December 4-8 at Nassau’s Crystal Palace Casino in The Bahamas.

Amateur poker players dream of joining the WORLD POKER TOUR and traveling to the hottest gaming destinations around the globe. WPT BOOT CAMP™ Caribbean Conference will make this dream a reality for one player by rewarding him or her a seat at 15 WORLD POKER TOUR (WPT) Main Events. This incredible reward, worth nearly $160,000, will be bestowed upon the winner of the multi-day WPT BOOT CAMP Caribbean Conference tournament.

This exciting experience, which takes place at a gorgeous vacation destination, will begin with an exclusive VIP reception where students get to mingle with some of the top pros competing in poker today. Some of the players currently scheduled to appear are: T.J. Cloutier, Antonio “The Magician” Esfandiari, Phil “The Unabomber” Laak, Jen Tilley, Mark Seif, Clonie Gowen, Marcel “The Flying Dutchman” Luske, Michael “Grinder” Mizrachi, Chip Jett and Karina Jett. The following day will feature intense instruction from some of the very same pros regarding advanced techniques for No-Limit Hold’Em tournament play. The final three days will be dedicated to tournament play, with special cocktail receptions, luncheons and dinners conducted throughout so players can decompress and share stories from the green felt.

The tournament’s grand prize is buy-ins for 15 WPT Main Events, including: The Mirage Poker Showdown, Mandalay Bay Poker Championship, Grand Prix de Paris, Bicycle Casino Legends of Poker, Borgata Poker Open, North American Poker Championship, Foxwoods’ World Poker Finals, Bellagio Five Diamond World Poker Classic, PokerStars.com Caribbean Poker Adventure, Tunica World Poker Open, Commerce Casino’s L.A. Poker Classic and WPT Invitational, Bay 101 Shooting Star, World Poker Challenge, and WPT World Championship. The talented player who receives this prize will have the flexibility to enroll in these tournaments over three years, and will also receive vouchers for airfare and hotel accommodations.

Substantial prizes will also be awarded to players finishing down to sixth place. Those prizes, which also include travel vouchers, are as follows:

Second Place: WPT Championship Seat worth $25,000 Third Place: WPT Main Event Seat worth $10,000 Fourth Place: WPT Main Event Seat worth $5,000 Fifth Place: WPT Invitational Seat available through invite only Sixth Place: Enrollment in WPT BOOT CAMP Champions Event worth $2,895

Enrollment will not be capped for this very special WPT BOOT CAMP event. The cost is $3,995, and includes five nights stay at one of the Cable Beach Resorts, airfare from Miami or Fort Lauderdale to The Bahamas, all meals and VIP parties, and buy-in for the tournament. For more information visit www.wptbootcamp.com or call 866-WPT-BOOT.

WPT BOOT CAMP is an authentic, in-person instructional experience that features training from WORLD POKER TOUR experts and championship players. The seminars are offered in cities throughout the United States and feature an integrated curriculum that includes live lectures, archived WPT video footage, game play and personal tips from poker superstars. This poker school and fantasy camp, which has been in operation since 2005, features two- and three-day sessions where students are tutored on all aspects of competitive, tournament Texas Hold’Em Poker. The coursework, developed with the help of WPT commentator Mike Sexton, is designed to compress poker’s learning curve, making WPT BOOT CAMP the “Fast Track to the Final Table.™”

WPT BOOT CAMP is operated by River Gaming, a licensee of WPT Enterprises, Inc., which holds an ownership interest in the WPT BOOT CAMP.

About The World Poker Tour™
The WORLD POKER TOUR is a series of high stakes poker tournaments filmed in exotic locales and leading poker rooms. The show is the highest rated series in the history of the Travel Channel and continues to increase its viewing audience worldwide. With its mix of expert commentary, on-screen explanatory graphics and 17 cameras– including the revolutionary WPT cam revealing the player’s hole cards-the WPT has transformed poker into a televised spectator sport. It has also inspired the poker boom among fans and amateur players, who play at home with friends, and others who are now coming out to compete in WPT tournaments. Last season, the WPT offered more than $35 million in prize money. Filming for Season Three has already begun and prize money is projected to be $70 million. The Season Three shows will begin airing on March 2, 2005. For more information on the WORLD POKER TOUR, go to: www.worldpokertour.com.

About WPT Boot Camp™
WPT BOOT CAMP and WPT BOOT CAMP CHAMPIONS EVENT are highly intensive poker instructional seminars based on elements of the WORLD POKER TOUR, the smash hit television show on the Travel Channel that launched the nation’s poker boom. Much like a “fantasy camp,” its instructors are WPT hosts and poker champions. WPT BOOT CAMP is the brainchild of Ron Rubens and Steven Berman, co-founders of River Gaming, LLC, who developed the program after years of work in the gaming industry and prior experience producing instructional seminars. River Gaming is a licensee of WPTE, which holds an ownership interest in the WPT BOOT CAMP. For information, contact WPT BOOT CAMP at www.wptbootcamp.com or call 866-WPT-BOOT.

Related Articles