Poker Fantasy Camp Weekend Launched - Thursday 12th of May 2005

Post Oak Productions Inc., a Toronto based event production company, announced today the launch of Camp Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth's poker fantasy camp weekend. Lead by nine-time World Series of Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth, Camp Hellmuth will run from August 18th through August 21st at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, NV. The "Ultimate Weekend of Poker" will be jam-packed with poker lessons, tournaments, workshops and entertainment. Whether a seasoned poker player or a novice to the game, Camp Hellmuth promises to improve the poker skills of all those in attendance.

The weekend will feature many of the game's top poker stars. Joining Phil will be poker greats including T.J. Cloutier, Josh Arieh, David Williams, Evelyn Ng, John Bonetti, and Barry and Jeff Shulman. "We are thrilled to announce the launch of Camp Hellmuth," said Jeff Goldenberg, Managing Director of Post Oak Productions. "The Camp will give poker players the opportunity to learn from the best." Added Managing Director Brandon Rosen, "Poker players always dream of having the chance to test their skills against the pros from television. Camp Hellmuth will give them this chance." Post Oak Productions also announced that UltimateBet.com has signed on as the presenting sponsor of Camp Hellmuth, and will be promoting the Camp through online satellite tournaments.

Four of the world's top poker players, UK's celebrated Dave Ulliott (The Devilfish), and Americans Phil Hellmuth, Annie Duke, and Antonio Esfandiari worked closely with software designers of ieLogic to develop UltimateBet.com, the web's most authentic poker playing site. Jack McClelland (and the late James Albrecht) also contributed their expertise to define tournament direction for UltimateBet. Known as TEAM UltimateBet.com (TEAM UB), in addition to consulting, their mission is to educate, inform and promote the sport of poker

 

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