SportingLife Poker 21 Nov -- University Poker Championships launch today in the United Kingdom and in North America. Both University Poker Championships are free to enter with prizes of Free Tuition and a trip to the World Series of Poker in the UK and a trip to a European Poker Tour Event for the winner of the North American event.
November 21, 2007 -- Today, Life of Sports Inc. launched its successful University Poker Championship in the United Kingdom (UK) and throughout North America (NA). Life of Sports has partnered with Cakepoker.com in the United Kingdom and with Pokerstars.com in North America for the weekly free roll tournament format.
The United Kingdom University Poker Championship is open to any college or university student within the UK. Participants will be competing for a grand prize that includes free tuition for one year and a seat at the 2008 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas this coming July. This prize is estimated at approximately $12,000US.
This is the only tournament of its kind in the country where it's absolutely free to take part in the qualifiers and each student has a chance to win his/her tuition and seat in next summer's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas
"This is the only tournament of its kind in the country where it's absolutely free to take part in the qualifiers and each student has a chance to win his/her tuition and seat in next summer's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas," said Lifeofsports Inc's Marketing Director Bob Classen.
Participants will compete in weekly free roll online tournaments with the top three finishers each week moving on to the finals in April. To sign up for the United Kingdom University Poker Championship visit http://ukpokeruniversity.com/ukupc/ today.
The North American University Poker Championship is open to any college or university student within North America. The grand prize winner will receive free tuition along with a trip to Europe to play in a European Poker Tour event which includes tournament buy in for the EPT and travel expenses.
Pokerstars.com Carly Sawers says "We're excited to be involved in this event because it offers students an opportunity to further their education with the free tuition and also provides them with a chance to visit Europe and play in an event on the European Poker Tour."
This tournament is also a free roll style online tournament with participants competing each week. The top three players each week will advance to the finals in April. To sign up for the North American University College Poker Championship visit http://www.lifeofsports.com/ today.
Lifeofsports Inc is also very happy to have Co-Branded Sponsors www.Pokernews.com and also www.Dreamauthentics.com who are giving away a Personal Video Arcade Game to the runner up in our tourney.
Both tournaments will have university representatives throughout campuses promoting the online events. If you're interested in becoming a paid university representative please contact Chris Manuel for more information.
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