UltimateBet guarantees 50 prize packages

15 August 2008

MIAMI, Florida -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- For the second time in less than a month, UltimateBet is going all out to share the all-in excitement of the world's most exciting island poker tournament with as many Texas Hold'em fans as possible. This Saturday, UltimateBet will award at least 50 online poker players with Aruba Poker Classic prize packages valued at $8,500 apiece through its Aruba 50-seat Guarantee.

The $500+30 online Texas Hold'em event begins on Saturday, August 16th at 5:30pm ET at Each package includes a $5,000+500 buy-in to the 2008 Aruba Poker Classic and an additional $3,000 for travel and accommodations.

With several satellites running daily, Texas Hold'em players can still win their way to Saturday's 50-Seat Aruba Satellite for as little as $10.

The 2008 Aruba Poker Classic takes place from September 27th through October 4th at the Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino. This year's island tournament has already attracted some of the biggest celebrities from the film, music and poker worlds including Don Cheadle, Scott Ian and Phil Hellmuth.

With more than 750 players expected to play in the Aruba Poker Classic Main Event, UltimateBet is estimating a prize pool of over $4 million and the online poker site is guaranteeing a first place prize of $1 million.

For more information on the 2008 UltimateBet Aruba Poker Classic, visit

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