“The All Star Transcontinental Challenge” is a major international poker exhibition to be produced by Vega Promotion Systems Inc. The event will feature 8 of the top professional poker players in the world who’ll compete for over $1,000,000 in gold.
There will be 8 single table mini-tournaments there during which players will accumulate points. The first two tournaments will take place on a yacht off the coast of Monte Carlo. A players’ reception will be held in Venice, Italy. After that players will board Orient Express to go to London, England. A specially designed train cat will host tournaments 3, 4 and 5. Another reception will take place in London. The next two tournaments will take place in the air on board a specially designed private jet on the way to Las Vegas. Another players’ reception will take place in Las Vegas. The finale will be held at a major Las Vegas Casino. The event is said to be open to the public.
“The All Star Transcontinental Challenge” will be filmed and broadcast on national TV in the USA during the first quarter of 2008. The 9-hour show will be re-released in Europe, Asia and South America.
The event is described as the one that has never been done before. People will be able to see the top players playing poker and competing against each other.