Beach House On The Line At Cannes Charity Poker Event

Posted on 12/03/09 - by Theodor Mavrodis News announced last week that it was planning to send one of its registered players to the Cannes Charity Poker Event, which will be held this year from May 13th to May 24th during the Cannes Film Festival.

Charities, A-List Celebrities And A Beach House!
The event, which will feature A-list celebrities like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon is being sponsored by and is to help raise money for Affleck and Damon's charities. The tournament will have seven tables and the poker room has already stated that each table will have one celebrity playing. Oh, and if that doesn't tickle your fancy, there's also a $250,000 beach house at stake, located in Durban, South Africa. Awesome indeed....

How To Enter
players had to earn 1,200 Frequent Player Points between March 1st and March 6th or have to finish well in the $150 buy-in Cannes Celebrity Event Satellite Tournament on May 7th. If a player manages to achieve this, he or she will then be eligible to play in the Cannes Celebrity Event Qualifier Freeroll on May 9th.

More Luxury
Besides earning one of the tournament's 60 seats, the freeroll winner will also get a three-night stay in a luxurious five-star hotel, dinner at the Golden Palm award ceremony and also free airfare to Cannes.