Go Big or Go Home Poker Party
What do you get when you combine a deck of cards, professional poker players, celebrities and professional athletes, fans, amateur poker players, worthy charities, exotic locations, incredible prizes and millions of dollars? You get the ultimate poker party.the "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party." The "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party" is a No Limit Texas Hold'em poker tournament structured like a sports season with season league games, playoffs and championship finals. Those final players lucky enough to win their games and make it through the tournament playoffs will advance to what we can easily say will be the biggest, most luxurious poker finale one can dream of!
This unique event features professional athletes (retired and active), celebrities, and the world's top professional poker players competing against each other in a game of No Limit Texas Hold'em. To add to the excitement, the tournament is open to the public for a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans and amateur poker players to bid on limited seats at the various tables and play along side their favorite players and celebrities.
LEAGUE GAMES The League games will be a series of casino and internet based satellite poker tournaments where poker players will compete for a piece of the prize pool which will be determined by the number of entrants. The league games will be played throughout the US at selected Native American casinos where players can win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. The winners of each league tournament will advance to the 2006 Season Playoffs where they will compete against the athletes, poker players, celebrities and fans.
PLAYOFFS Here, the top players of the League Games and those who choose to buy-in at a higher amount to skip the League Games will compete for a ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR prize pool and will get pampered during a fun-filled weekend. The winner of the tournament will get an all-expenses-paid trip to the "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party" Tournament Finals where they can walk away with a number of prizes - cars, boats, vacations, and cold hard cash to the tune of $3,000,000! ($2,500,000 main event and $500,000 second chance game. Sliding prize pool based on 300 paying participants)
THE FINALS!!! The Finals can be summed up in five little words, GO BIG or GO HOME!!! This larger-than-life televised championship will be hosted at the beautiful Sun Village Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic over a four day period. This all-inclusive poker party vacation includes tons of additional prizes, entertainment, complimentary guest services and much more. The tournament winners representing the top ten percent of players will split a $2,500,000 prize pool (sliding prize pool based on 300 participants).
SECOND CHANCE ALL-STAR GAME But even if you get knocked out early and end up on the bench, there's still a chance to walk with a ton of cash and more prizes. The "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party" features an additional Second Chance All-Star Game with a prize pool of $500,000 - Winner takes all! The top three finalists and several invited celebrity guests will automatically qualify for this high stakes game. Then there are an additional six Wild Card winners drawn in lottery fashion from the losing participants. And finally, any player that still feels they have a bit of luck left can pay a buy-in fee and shoot for one last shot. In keeping with the "Go Big or Go Home" theme, the location of the final game is a private luxury yacht accessible from the hosting resort.
SPONSORSHIP Throughout the entire Playoffs and Finals, our name brand sponsors sporadically incorporate "purse perks." In various rounds of play, products get dramatically revealed on the playing tables and the winner of that particular hand wins that prize along with that round's winnings. Players may not walk away with the big purse or even make it to the second chance All-Star Game, but by even winning a single hand in the "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party" they could walk away with incredible prizes like tickets to sporting events, a boat, an exotic car, or another wonderful vacation!
FAN APPRECIATION In addition to the top finalists participating in the Tournament Finals, a limited number seats will be reserved for additional fans and amateur poker players who wish to pay to play along side their favorite athletes, celebrities, and professional poker players and are willing to pay an all-inclusive entrance fee of $15,000 which covers their buy-in, second chance lottery card, airfare, hotel, meals and incentives at the lavish resort.
These players will span the globe, as well as economic levels. From the average basement player to the Vegas-favorite high roller, the wide variety of contestants offers exciting degrees of playing experience, diverse backgrounds, and tremendous potential for a variety of storylines. These days reality television reigns and televised poker is currently the third most-watched sporting event in the world. The "Go Big or Go Home Poker Party" is guaranteed to take the world of poker to another level - ante up!