Online poker operator signs on for a further three years
Emblaze Productions has signed up online poker operator Full Tilt Poker for another three years of sponsorship on its Million Dollar Cash Game, taking the two companies’ association with the event into a seventh year.
Million Dollar Cash Game is a European annual high stakes poker event and television series featuring the biggest names in the game, including Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Chris Ferguson, Tony G, Erik Seidel, Tom Dwan, David Benyamine, Allen Cunningham, Mike Matusow and Phil Hellmuth.
To date the series has delivered 2 record pots; Phil Ivey winning a $807,400 pot against Patrik Antonius in season 2, and a $1.1 million pot won by Tom Dwan against Ivey when they both hit straights in season 4.
This year’s Million Dollar Cash Game will be filmed in HD and will take place at an exclusive venue in London on the 8th and 9th September. It will be an invitation only event, with the world’s poker elite being personally invited by sponsor Full Tilt Poker. Season 5 will broadcast on Sky Sports from January 2011.
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