World Amateur Poker Championships In Making
February 03, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports NewsThe producers of the USA television show and world's largest amateur poker tour, the Small Town Poker Tour, have announced they will be visiting Denmark. Mark Fracalossi executive producer stated, "We will be in Europe the first few weeks of February and plan to spend a significant amount of time in Denmark."
The Small Town Poker Tour will travel the world in search of the world’s best poker player. The tour plans to travel all 50 USA states to finds America’s best. Canadian, Australian and Asia tours are also in the works. The show is much different than the poker shows you see on television, it will focus more on the people that play and a glimpse into their life. It is more of a grassroots tour of the poker world. The tour will also help raise money for local charities.
“We are happy to be moving forward with setting up a true world amateur poker championship, and giving people a chance to shine. We are also happy to announce that Denmark will be the first stop on the European Small Town Poker Tour," Fracalossi stated. "We have received many letters of nomination from all of Europe but Denmark responded more than any other country. We are going to be visiting possible venues over the next few weeks."
You can nominate any city at the Small Town Poker web site www.smalltownpokertour.com. The Small Town Poker Tour is as simple as the title states, blending everyday people with the exciting game of Texas Hold'em.
"The money we raise will stay local. It's a chance for all poker players to come to give something back," Fracalossi stated. All regional winners will come together in cash and prize filled season finale naming the European Small Town Poker Champion.