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UltimateBet Releases Schedule for 4th Annual UB Online Championship

UltimateBet (UB) unveiled the new schedule for the 4th yearly UB Online Championship on December 9th, 2009, featuring two $1 million guaranteed tournaments. The eighteen event schedule takes place on January 20th, 2010-January 31st, 2010 and will include more than $4 million in combined tournament guarantees.

16 mini-UBOC event with buy-ins at ten percent of the UBOC tournaments have been added for players with bankroll limitations. Highlights of the 2010 UBOC include the $1,000 +50 $1 million Guaranteed No-Limit Hold'em UBOC Championship on January 31st, 2009 hosted by 11th-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth and the $2,500 +$100 $1 million guaranteed Deepstack No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max event on January 24th, 2010 hosted by UltimateBet's Cardroom Consultant Annie Duke.

Duke said that with UBOC heading into its 4th year and Aruba coming up to its 9th year, UB now has two amazing poker series. Duke added that whether you are a diehard poker fan or a weekend player, UBOC and mini UBOC offer something that will interest everyone.

The schedule will also offer a mix of poker events including No-Limit Hold'em, H.O.R.S.E., Pot-Limit Omaha, 8-Game Mix, Four-Max, Six-Max and Heads-Up. There are several competitions designed to reward poker players for UBOC success offering prizes for multiple UBOC cashes, STEP and satellite wins. UBOC satellites and Ste[s are already available for players. Players can check the UB website for the day-to-day schedule and further information on the UB Online Championship.


02/25/2010, Thursday