Monday, June 22, 2009

Dream Team Poker a flop?


It looks like the dream team poker event at this years WSOP is going to be a dud which is a shame because it's a pretty cool idea and has been well received in the past. Basically, teams of 3 players compete against each other in a single tournament. However, they keep extending the registration deadline for teams, first it was,


"the first 300 teams that register get free custom Jersey's", then it was "register before June 16th"...now I saw an add on bluff magazine's site and it's "register before July 1st"


Maybe people are just waiting to register or real pros figure they will be burned out on poker and a $500 buyin event just doesn't interest them.then:

Quotes from DTP:

BEVERLY HILLS & LAS VEGAS, MAY 19, 2009:
Dream Team PokerTM has taken
theindustry by storm in the few short months since their inaugural event. Giving
teambasedpoker validation with their successful structure, Dream Team Poker will
host atournament at the 2009 World Series of Poker®. The event will be held at
the Rio® All-Suite Hotel & Casino from July 12-13, 2009 with the buy-in of
$500 + $60 per player($1,680 per team). The first 300 teams that pre-register on
www.dreamteampoker.comwill receive personalized jerseys for the tournament.
later:

Teams to register online on or before (extended by demand) June 16th , 2009 will
receive a set of three (3) customized jerseys with their specified sizes and
team name.

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