The Ladbrokes Nordic Challenge has been announced for mid-May, 2006, in the 15th century city of Tallinn, Estonia. Hot on the heels of the poker room's successful live series held in the same city in December, 2005, the Ladbrokes Nordic Challenge will once again run at the Reval Park Hotel and Casino from May 19-21, and will host a maximum playing field of 150 and a prize pool of $300,000.
Daily online qualifiers are being held at Ladbrokes Poker for $25 and will award 1 in 10 players with a seat to the weekly qualifier that is held every Monday evening. The weekly event guarantees that 1 in 10 players will advance to the main event. Super satellites to the daily event are also being held. Players can buy-in directly to the Ladbrokes Nordic Challenge for $2,500.
Qualifying players will receive prize packages that include the main event tournament buy-in, two nights accommodation for two at the Reval Park Hotel, $200 in expenses, and complementary breakfast and dinner buffets.
Winner of the No-Limit main event will receive a cash prize and a $22,500 seat to the Ladbrokes Poker Million V Tournament, which will boast an estimated prize pool of more than $4 million – the largest in Europe.
Please see Ladbrokes Poker for further details.