Aruba Poker Classic

If you’ve never been to Aruba as a vacation destination, you are missing the most friendly people, fabulous food, entertainment, casinos, and miles of sandy beaches! Speaking of casinos - on Saturday, October 3rd through October 10th the Aruba Poker Classic, sponsored by UltimateBet Poker , will commence at the Radisson Aruba Resort and Casino Hotel.

The Main Event

This multi-million dollar poker event will be host to some of the most recognized poker players on the circuit including: Phil Helmuth, Annie Duke, Scott Ian, Brandon Cantu, and Matt Brady, winner of the 2008 Aruba Poker Classic. Matt Savage, the director of tournaments, will also be participating in this event. It is estimated that over 500 players will join the festivities, and to spice things up a bit, UltimateBet is offering online poker players a chance to win an Aruba package, a seat at the main event, and travel expenses!

Aruba Poker Classic Schedule

The Aruba Poker Classic will begin each day at 11AM and there will be a Welcome Banquet for players at 7:30PM on October 3rd. On Friday, October 9th, Phil Helmuth will host a Penthouse Party starting at 9PM. On Saturday, October 10th, there will be an Awards Banquet held at 7:30PM.

The Radisson Aruba Resort and Casino Hotel

The Radisson Aruba is a 14-acre resort with a casino and spa. It is one of the most luxurious hotels on the island, and is surrounded lagoons and waterfalls. The Radisson Aruba offers a wide variety of activities and attractions for vacationers. From scuba diving to Jeep safaris, from golf to sunset sails; you can enjoy a myriad of options while vacationing at this luxury Aruba resort's tropical paradise. However, the focus of this Caribbean setting is the Aruba Poker Classic.

Need to Relax? How About a Great Massage at The Radisson Aruba?

After a day of gambling, you may want to take advantage of the Spa Package available at the Radisson Aruba! Specifically designed for the players, there will be a 25 minute massage, a 25 minute facial, and a 25 minute manicure. This will certainly relax the players and prepare them for the next round of play.

Ultimate Bet Casino’s $10,000,000 Prize!

Ultimate Bet Casino is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and part of this celebration is a $10 million dollar prize to the winner of the Aruba Poker Classic! By participating in Ultimate Bet’s STEP tournaments, they will award players who play and win their way to the Aruba Poker Event. In fact, they are also adding another special prize – a Mercedes ML-350! Check out this website for details.