Wants to Sponsor You As A Professional Poker Player

February 16, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Maho Beach, St. Maarten, Feb 16 —, one of the oldest and most trusted online poker rooms on the Internet, announced today that they are seeking out players to become "sponsored pros" for next April's World Poker Showdown in St. Maarten.

Each day, $12 buy-in satellites are being held at 3pm, 7pm, and 9pm EDT. One in every nine entrants is a satellite winner. Winners of each satellite will play in that week's main event, which will award one in twenty players a vacation and sposnorship package to the World Poker Showdown being held at Maho Beach in St. Maarten.

Players can register now at

The prize package includes $750 for airfare, $750 for accommodations, $500 spending cash, and pro sponsorship into the main event of the World Poker Showdown (a $2,600 buy-in tournament).

"This is a chance for players of any skill level to live the life of a sponsored professional poker player for as little as twelve dollars", said Rosemary Wilson of


LivE Action Poker is an online poker room located at
Players of all skill levels are welcome to play for free or for real money against real oponents from around the world. Players can choose from a wide variety of games including Texas Hold'em, Omaha, 7 Card Stud or join in TV style tournaments. is one of the oldest and most trusted online poker rooms available. The site features a quick download of top of the line software or play on our MAC friendly no-download web based version of the software.


The World Poker Showdown is a series of affordable poker tournaments held on cruise ships and at land based destination resorts. The first World Poker Showdown event featured 2003 World Series of Poker Champion Chris Moneymaker and was quickly followed up with WPS II, which featured 2004 World Series of Poker Champion Greg Raymer. Their next event, the WPS Spring Poker Showdown Tournament Event, is set to take place in April on the beautiful isle of St. Maarten, with ten days of poker tournament action. For more information visit their web site at