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Lessons from Hellmuth, Duke

7 December 2007

MIAMI, Florida -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- UltimateBet today announced the addition of exclusive poker lessons with Phil Hellmuth and Annie Duke to the online poker site's signature Online Championship.

"UBOC is all about playing like a pro and winning like a champion," stated UltimateBet spokesperson George MacLean. "By adding lessons with these legendary poker professional to the mix, we're elevating the $2-million series to an exciting new level."

The second annual Online Championship - a 10-day series featuring an unprecedented 13 events with a collective prize pool of $2,000,000 - kicks off on December 7th with a $100,000 Guaranteed Texas Hold'em poker tournament.

11-time WSOP bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and world-renowned poker pro Annie Duke will be playing in a number of the events between December 7th and 16th. Any online poker player who knocks either pro out of a tournament will receive a 20-minute poker lesson with that pro.

The series culminates with a $1000+50 No Limit Texas Hold'em featuring a $750,000 prize pool. In addition to the $2-million prize pool that's spread across the 13 events, the Online Championship also features a $100,000 Leader Board competition.

Satellites for all 13 UBOC events are now open. Online poker players can qualify to play for as little as $5.50. Full details on the Online Championship are available at

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