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Be a Star on the Ultimate Reality TV Poker Adventure at Ultimate Bet Poker

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Do you like adventure and have dreamed of playing poker on TV? If so, you won’t want to miss this chance to attain your “claim to fame” on Ultimate Bet Poker!

Join in the fun and you could land a spot playing poker on TV with Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke. This could be your big break! Season two of Best Damn Poker Show starts shooting in August and Ultimate Bet is running qualifiers now!

The Best Damn Poker Show is a popular reality poker TV series airing on the FSN television network. And now, Ultimate Bet is giving you three ways to audition to appear on the series.

First, you can audition online by uploading your video to YouTube, then emailing the link for that video to support(at) When sending in your link, put “Best Damn Video” in the subject line of your email. Be sure to include your full name, address, a contact phone number, and your UB screen name in the text of your email.

You can have a look at some season one videos created by Ultimate Bet players to get some ideas and inspiration, when you log-in to the Ultimate Bet site.

For players who just aren’t into making videos and would rather play to qualify, Ultimate Bet Poker’s Best Damn Poker Show Qualifiers is the answer. The qualifiers run daily at 7:35pm ET. Finish in the top 30 and you will secure your spot in the weekly online qualifier, held the following Sunday at 7:35pm ET. Then, finish in the top 40 of the weekly qualifier, and you will be on your way to the Main Event to be held August 3rd at 8 pm ET. The winner of the Main Event will be on the show!

A third option is to try for your seat at a live audition. Ultimate Bet Poker has not yet finalized the details of the live audition. To find out exactly when and where the judging begins, log-in to Ultimate Bet and look in the “promotions” section for updates.

Don’t have an Ultimate Bet account yet? Then Download Ultimate Bet now and receive a massive 111% up to $1100 First Deposit Bonus! This bonus is only for players, who sign up to Ultimate Bet through PokerWorks links. Just deposit a minimum of $25 and use Bonus code: PNETWORK to receive this awesome bonus!

Then get ready to be on TV like Keith W., one of the Best Damn Poker Show’s first season participants. As Keith wrote of his experience, “As I write this, I guess all of that hasn’t really sunk in. I think that’s because my life has yet to slow down since the show. Being selected for the BDPS has steamrolled my poker career. Everything that follows was a result of the Best Damn Poker Show.”

• I traveled to Vegas and won the first tournament I entered at the Venetian ($150 buy-in, $3k won).
• I went to Phil Hellmuth’s private Christmas party, where I hung out with pros like Layne Flack, Andy Bloch, Hoyt Corkins, Gavin Smith, Jamie Gold, Robert Williamson, Paul Wasicka and many others.
• I have made a sequel to my original audition video except this one is more UB oriented. You can watch it at
• I played in the WPT L.A. Poker Classic alongside great pros. 2007 Main Event Winner Jerry Yang sat to my immediate left. Yes, THE Jerry Yang. “I raise, one million” Jerry Yang. Awesome guy, by the way.
• I sat in Phil Hellmuth’s private section for the final table of the LAPC (LA Poker Classic).
• I stayed in LA for the WPT invitational where I hung out with pros and celebrities too numerous to count.

Keith adds a teaser about his future plans, saying, “I intend to go to Reno next month for the WPT World Poker Challenge. And honestly, the most exciting thing is still in the works so that I can’t even mention it here. But trust me, it’s the nuts.”

Log-in to Ultimate Bet Poker today. You too can join Keith and get in on the chance of a be a poker star on TV and play with the pros!

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