Televised high-stakes cash game in Scandinavia

There are still qualifying seats available for Scandinavia's first televised high-stakes cash game. Scandinavian Poker Masters - The Game will take place in London between August 13 and 17.

Two semi-final packages worth $11,000 are still up for grabs at Party Poker. The packages include buy-in, hotel and travel expenses. Two six-player semi-finals and cash-game final will be played in front of TV cameras in London.

The two winners of the semi-finals will play against 12 of the top Scandinavian players in a high-stakes cash game called 'The Game.' Among the pros that will part take in The Game are Mats Rahmn, Patrik Antonius, Martin de Knijff and Tore Lagerborg.

The two winners of the semi-finals will get the $50,000 entry fee to 'The Game' paid by Party Poker. The other ten semi-finalists will play for their share of $20,000 in a runner-up tournament. 'The Game' has no given prize pool, but each player has to buy in for an initial $50,000. The high-stakes cash game will then continue as long as there is money in play or until it reach a set time limit.

Party Poker still arranges qualifiers to the event, which is open only for Scandinavian players. There are daily freerolls, daily qualifiers to a weekly satellite, but it is also possible to buy in directly to a weekly satellite where seats to the semi-finals are awarded to the winners. Two seats are still up for grabs at Party Poker.

The event will be televised in Scandinavia in the fall of 2007.

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