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Join the Sports Legends Challenge at Ultimate Bet Poker

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Here is your chance to see what it’s like to be an MVP - in the tropical lushness of the Bahamas! Ultimate Bet Poker wants to put you on an island with some of the biggest legends in sports where anything goes and who knows what that could be like?

It’s your opportunity to attend and play among your favorite sports legends and battle it out for some super sports memorabilia as well as your share of some serious cash. The Bahamas will really heat up from September 14th through 17th, 2009 when you and the biggest names in sports attend and play in the Sports Legend Challenge!

A total of 25 of the greatest legends in sports have already joined the Sports Legend Challenge, providing for a four-day experience of a lifetime that will feature a $1-million poker tournament that will be televised. Plus there will be over $10 million in additional prize money up for grabs as well as daily celebrity golf tournaments, lavish parties, and much more!

If you want to get in the poker fray, it will take some muscle on your part as you work forward to conquer the 10 steps of the Ultimate Bet Poker Sports Legends Challenge STEPS series. When you enter the series and give it your best shot, you could experience some sweet success and score a prize package that includes your round trip airfare to and from Bahamas, along with five nights of accommodations at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas, and $500 in spending cash. And that’s only the beginning! Winners will also receive an entry to the opening draft party where you will be assigned to one of the sports legends teams and meet your team's poker pro coach. Then you will be able to enjoy participating in multiple freeroll gaming tournaments of which all are yours for the choosing.

Package winners will also have access to cash games in which they will compete against the sports legends, several poker pros and other participants. In addition, players can participate in Sit n’ Gos where there will be some truly valuable sports memorabilia up for grabs to the winners, plus the chance to play in Sit n’ Gos that feature each sports legend.

Along with Ultimate Bet Poker’s Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke, there will be 23 of the world’s best poker pros and legends of sports in attendance. Some of these include Troy Aikman, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Richard Petty, Sugar Ray Leonard, Emmitt Smith, Reggie Jackson, Joe Namath, Mike Ditka, Julius Erving, Fuzzy Zoeller, Herschel Walker, Laffit Pincay, Jim Brown, Bobby Hull, Jerry West, Brooks Robinson, Gale Sayers, Kyle Petty and Michael Strahan.

The only one missing is you! So visit Ultimate Bet Poker and starting playing your way to win your package to the Bahamas before its too late!

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