Dream Team Poker has only been around for a short time but in the time period the poker tournament series has become very popular. So much so that the World Series of Poker has taken notice and this year the WSOP will add a Dream Team event to their schedule.
When the 2009 World Series of Poker begins poker players have more to look forward to than just the many different tournament events. The Gaming Lifestyle Expo is returning to this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s WSOP but this time it will have a new name; PokerPalooza.
This weekend Edward Norton star of the famous Ã¢â‚¬Å“RoundersÃ¢â‚¬Â poker movie and Jamie Gold the 2006 WSOP Main Event winner will be working together to host a charity poker tournament. The tournament will take place at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc during the Cannes Film Festival to benefit the Wilhelm and Karl Maybach Foundation and the Sunflower Children Foundation.
Poker players will be excited to learn that the World Series of Poker Academy will be holding four events at the 2009 WSOP. Poker novices to skilled players can participate in the four events as each event offers something for every skill level.
Everest Poker is the official sponsor for the 2009 World Series of Poker so it would only be natural for the online poker room to offer players a special incentive for qualifying for the tournament series via their website. Everest Poker is offering players who qualify for the WSOP Main Event at their poker room a chance to earn some extra cash, up to $1 million.
The World Series of Poker Circuit made a stop in Atlantic City this past weekend to hold a tournament at Caesars. Two hundred and eight players participated in the $5,150 buy-in tournament and it was Samuel Chartier managed to outlast the field and take the $322,944 first place prize.