Caesars Palace Set For 6th NBC Heads Up Tournament
The NBC National Heads Up Poker Championship has been revealed to be set to be hosted at Caesers Palace once again, with this being the tournaments 6th season so far.
The heads up tournament will take place March 4th and will run into March 7th and will consist of 64 players who will all battle it out one on one to become the winner and to win the lions share of the $1.5 million prize pool up for grabs.
Big named professionals such as Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Huck Seed and Phil Hellmuth are all set to once again contest the tournament, with Huck Seed looking to retain his title that he won last year. you can see all these full tilt poker pros playing each other heads up.
Seed said “It takes a lot of skill and mental toughness to get through a field of such exceptional players, I look forward to defending my title and trying to win it again.”
The poker tournament isn’t just going to have the well known poker players on show either, with Joe Cada looking to try to build on his latest success of winning the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event.
The tournament will be played in front of television cameras and as always the action will be shown on NBC sports over 6 Sundays throughout the months of April and May.
The tournament will offer a huge $500,000 first place prize to whom every is able to make their way to being the last man (or woman) standing.
This is definitely going to be one to watch poker fans!