Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Poker Tournaments This Weekend: 'Lucky You' & WSOP Satelite

Sunday Night Free Roll Champ Gets Trip to New York for Eric Bana & Drew Barrymore Poker Movie and Another Sunday Night Winner Will Be On Their Way to the WSOP

This Sunday night, will host a free roll tournament where the winner gets a trip to New York and tickets to attend the exclusive Tribeca Film Festival premiere of “Lucky You”, Warner Brothers’ hot new poker movie starring Eric Bana and Drew Barrymore.

The prize package includes airfare and two nights of hotel accommodations courtesy of The 2nd through 6th place finishers will receive an autographed movie poster and CD soundtrack.

The “Lucky You” free roll takes place at on Sunday, April 22, 2007 beginning at 7:00 pm ET. Step-by-step instructions for Tournament registration can be found at

“Man, we’re just tournament crazy these days,” says Brand Manager David Anderson. “This ‘Lucky You’ movie premiere tournament is in addition to our weekly Sunday night WSOP tournament. Every week we award a $12,000 prize package and send another lucky player to the WSOP! Now someone’s going to New York too!”

In one of the biggest WSOP giveaways this year, will award a total of $150,000 in prizes. Each Sunday, hosts a multi-table Texas Hold ‘Em tournament and awards a $12,000 World Series Prize Package which includes airfare, accommodation and enough cash to register in the ultimate poker tournament, the World Series of Poker Main Event. Players can win free seats at the Sunday night playoff in a series of qualifying satellites throughout the week or buy-in for $100.

In addition to the twelve ‘WSOP Giveaway Tournaments’’s ‘World Series Low Bid Auction’ is yet another way to get a seat at the Rio. In the auction where the lowest unique bid wins, the winner could find himself at the WSOP for a buck or less. Further information on the auction, which began last week, can be found at

In “Lucky You”, released May 4, a man with personal demons (Eric Bana) learns about life from a wannabe lounge singer (Drew Barrymore) and runs into his estranged father (Robert Duvall) at a championship card tournament in Las Vegas. In the world of high-stakes poker, Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) is a blaster—a player who goes all out, all the time. When Huck sets out to win the main event of the 2003 World Series of Poker—and the affections of Billie Offer (Drew Barrymore), a young singer from Bakersfield—there is one significant obstacle in his path: his anger toward his father.