World Team Poker and The Bicycle Casino are joining forces for the first time for a Celebrity/Pro Am Knockout Tournament, featuring World Team Poker players.
The no limit hold’em event will take place on March 3 and 4, 2012, kicking off the Bike’s 23rd annual Winnin’ O’ the Green tournament series. Each table will start with one celebrity/pro bounty player. The player who knocks out the bounty wins $100. A first place prize of $30,000 is guaranteed. In addition, the last amateur player standing will get to play on World Team Poker’s Celebrity Team at the next World Team Poker Championship Event.
World Team Poker features the best and most recognizable poker players in the world, including Team Captains Johnny Chan, David Chiu, Phil Hellmuth, Jr., Doyle Brunson, Eli Elezra, Jeff Lisandro, Tony Guoga, Men “the Master” Nguyen, Juliano Maesano, Greg Mueller, Jean-Robert Bellande, Ben Roberts, Dan Heimiller, Marco Traniello, Kevin Song, Freddy Deeb, Dany Georges, Hasan Habib, Lenny Martin, Mario Esquerra, Peter Costa, George Kozel, George Kapals, George Theofanopoulous, Toto Leonidas, Chris Gregorian, Reza Gelena, Antonio Esfandiari, Carlos Mortenson and Thor Hansen among others.