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Million Dollar Team Qualify for World Series of Poker Championships
ParadisePoker.com, world leader in the fast-growing online poker
sector, are proud to announce that 100+ players have qualified on their
site to play on behalf of the Million Dollar Team ParadisePoker.com in
the World Series of Poker Championships, taking place at the legendary
Binion’s Horseshoe through May 28, 2004. The Team is known by its
Million Dollar nickname due to the total value of their US$10,000 a head
entry fees — each being won online in US$25 qualifying tournaments on
Also playing as part of the Team are newly engaged million dollar
"Survivor" winner Amber Brkich and her former competitor Rob Mariano
(Boston Rob). Rob is participating in the Championships, along with
Amber’s dad (Val Brkich), while Amber cheers them on from the sidelines.
To celebrate their prized million dollar group of players,
ParadisePoker.com sponsored a kick-off celebrity charity weekend at the
Palms Casino Resort. Among the celebrities who attended include Leonardo
DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Tobey Maguire, David Spade, Mekhi Phifer, Joy
Bryant, Danny Masterson, Simon Rex, Tara Reid, Michelle Rodriguez and
the Survivor All-Stars couple, Amber Brkich and "Boston" Rob Mariano.
The highlight of the weekend was the ParadisePoker.com Celebrity
Challenge Poker game, won by Survivor All- Stars champion Amber Brkich.
A donation in the amount of US$25,000 was made to Multiple Sclerosis
charities, Amber Brkich’s charitable cause.
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2004 Online Casino News Archive