First Legend of Poker Satellite Winner Announced by Everest Poker

The World Poker Tour will take place in August 26-30, 2006 at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles. Having held the first of four Direct Entry Satellites for the Legends of Poker on the 13th of May, Everest Poker is ready to announce the first winners. Thus, Everest Poker Player rosco1963 will receive a prize running as high as $ 7,500. The Italian player will have his $ 5,150 seat paid for by Everest Poker and he will get $ 2, 350 in spending money.

Jonathan May, Everest Poker’s Property Manager claims that it a big thrill for them to send players to the Legends of poker, as they do it for the first time. He adds: “This old and established tournament is the only WPT event where bounties are put on famous professionals. It’s a great opportunity for someone to make a name for themselves even if they don’t win, by knocking out a famous poker player”.

So there are three Legends of Poker Direct Entry Satellites left. They will be held on June 10, July 8, and August 5. Besides these tournaments, now Everest Poker is also featuring such satellite tournaments for the following poker events:
1. The Everest Poker European Championship, an exclusive Everest Poker event taking place September 9, 2006, in Barcelona, Spain
2. The Grand Prix de Paris, a World Poker Tour event taking place June 12-16, 2006, at the Aviation Club de France in Paris, France
3. The World Series of Poker Main Event, taking place July 28 – August 10, 2006, at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Mark Newman - was born in 1971 in Pictou, a town located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1998 he graduated from Acadia University (Nova Scotia, Wolfville) with the Master’s degree in social studies. Mark simply adores his wife and sons. Considers poker to be one of the most exquisite kinds of art and rarely misses his chance of practicing.