Joseph Hachem World Champion and awarded him $7.5 million. This year's first place winner will receive a record breaking $10 million.
The $500 + $35 Full Tilt tournament will be held at 6 p.m. (EST) on July 16, 2006. Satellites are currently running at the poker room for as little as $4 + $0.40 or 50 Full Tilt Points. Winners will receive a WSOP prize package worth $12,000, including the $10,000 World Championship buy-in, $2,000 in spending money, and a rack of Full Tilt Poker gear.
What's more, Full Tilt Poker has announced that the $10M Main Event Mania will return for the second consecutive year. In this promotion, Full Tilt Poker will award any player that wins their seat through Full Tilt Poker and goes on to win the WSOP Main Event with an additional $10 million on top of their first place winnings.
In addition, a $1 Million WSOP Main Event Seat Giveaway will be running at Full Tilt Poker in the near future. Beginning in March, five monthly WSOP 20 Seat Freerolls will be hosted, awarding the top 20 finishers in each tournament with a $10,000 seat to the Main Event in Las Vegas. In total, 100 seats will be awarded in this promotion.
Please see Full Tilt Poker for further details.