By Matt Kaufman, Rakeback.com Poker News Editor
The Party Poker Premier League is one of the best made-for-TV events in the poker world. 16 participants will pay $125,000 to enter, and the event begins on April 4th in Vienna.
14 players were invited to play directly, and 2 more will win their seats in a 24-player televised playoff that will take place on April 1st. Of those 24 players, 12 are online qualifiers and 12 are invited pros.
The 12 pros who will participate in the playoff are Bruno Fitoussi, Antony Lellouche, Dominik Nitsche, Xuan Liu, Melanie Weisner, Giovanni Rizzo, Alexander Petersen, Bartolomeu Gomila, Steve O'Dwyer, Bodo Sbrzesny, Erich Kollman, and a Montesino VIP.
In addition to the 2 playoff winners, the 14 Premier League participants are:
That group should definitely provide the TV audience with great entertainment and high-quality poker. If one of the online qualifiers manages to win one of the 2 remaining seats, they're in for quite the experience.
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