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New Satellites NOW at Absolute Poker for the Sports Legends Challenge

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Are you a sports nut and can’t get enough of your favorite games? Then you will want to be sure to get in on the Sports Legends Challenge taking place next month in the Bahamas! Go from a mere spectator to a major competitor, thanks to Absolute Poker when you win one of the five weekly Sports Legends Challenge prize packages being given away!

Absolute Poker has just announced the The Sports Legends Challenge Super Satellite series which will take place every night at 22:45 ET from Wednesday through Sunday until September 6th.  Take a seat every night in a Satellite until you win your super prize package to the PokerNews Sports Legend Challenge that will be held at the luxurious Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and casino in the Bahamas, from September 14th through the 17th.  

Just picture yourself golfing with the likes of Football legend Troy Aikman, or if golf isn’t your game, how about facing off against Layne Flack on the green felt? Win one of these Sports Legends Challenge Super Satellites and that is just what you could be doing next month in the fabulous Bahamas! What’s more, you could be hitting the links and playing poker all in the same day!

This first of its kind event will find 25 legends from the professional sports fields of Basketball, Golf, Football, Hockey, Boxing, Baseball, mixed martial arts, and even Skateboarding all converging in the sun of the Bahamas. But they won’t be there to just lie around in a hammock under a palm tree - they will all be there to compete in the ultimate Sports Legends Challenge!

The list of sports legends who are slated to attend include; Reggie Jackson, Joe Namath, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Tony Hawk, Randy Couture, Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, Ultimate Fighting Champion Chuck Liddell, Emmet Smith, Sugar Ray Leonard, Richard Petty and many more!

That is another thing that makes this event so special; it is not just for Legends, because anyone can attend just by playing at Absolute Poker and winning your prize package! And when you win a trip to the Sports Legends Challenge, you will be there in the midst of legends on Paradise Island, to compete in a wide range of poker, blackjack, slots and golf tournaments with a total of up to $10 million dollars in prizes at stake. And if you need some help with your poker game, poker stars like Layne Flack, Annie Duke, Mike Sexton, Johnny Chan, Antonio Esfandiari, Men “The Master” Nguyen, and Jamie Gold will all be there to coach you with valuable poker tips!

The Main Event in the Bahamas will be the PokerNews Sports Legends All-Star Poker Challenge, where poker pros, sports legends, and all wanna-be legends will team up for an action packed winner-takes-all Grand Finale which will be telecast via the Fox Sports Network on the biggest TV sports day of the year, Thanksgiving Day!

Poker and Sports fans who want to make sure they have a chance to win $Millions$ and play with the league of legends can just go to Absolute Poker and register for a Sports Legends Challenge Super Satellite with a buy in of $200 + $15. And when you win you will receive a prize package that includes:

•    Round trip air fare to and from the Bahamas.
•    Five night’s accommodation at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
•    $500 in spending money
•    Daily Golf Tournaments
•    Free Sit n’ Go tournaments awarding sports memorabilia prizes
•    FreeRoll tournaments
•    Sit n’ Go tournaments where you will play with all of the sports legends
•    Exclusive invitation to the opening draft party where you be assigned a Sports Legend team and meet your teams professional poker pro coach

Get on over Absolute Poker to win your PokerNews Sports Legends Challenge trip of a lifetime prize package!

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