��'Face The Ace' Reality Poker Series To Debut On NBC

July 22, 2009 9:35

The starting of next month sees the commence of an thrilling ground breaking poker display referred to as 'Face The Ace' , which will mark the first time a poker relevant present has manufactured it onto prime time tv.

The present is set to get under way on Saturday, August 1st 9-ten p.m. ET and will offer you the contestants an possibility to win $one million and all they have to do is beat up to three poker specialists to do it.

Steve Schirripa, who played Bobby  Bacala" Baccalieri in the Sopranos series, will be internet hosting the present and says:  Most men and women do not get to compete against their favored athletes in sports activities like football or basketball.This present gives contestants an incomparable possibility to test their abilities against some of the greatest poker players in the world. The very same men and women they've read through about or have watched on Tv are the ones they have to defeat for opportunity at winning life-modifying income."

The rules of the present need that the qualifier chooses a poker specialist from behind four doors whom he will perform heads-up no restrict hold'em for $40,000. If the qualifier wins he will be offered the option of either maintaining the $40,000 or playing one more poker pro (or 'Ace') for $200,000. If the qualifier wins that match too he can then either preserve the income or compete against one particular other professional for a shot at the $one million top prize. The catch, nonetheless, is that if at any stage the contestant loses the match he will stroll away empty handed.

The poker pros will be competing fiercely also as there is the incentive of a $10,000 donation to a charity of their choice with every match they manage to win.


The 'Aces' or poker specialists will be rotated throughout the series and have amassed above 41 WSOP titles, 11 World Poker Tour wins, and almost $100 million in dwell tournament winnings.They are Patrik Antonius, Andy Bloch, Allen Cunningham, Chris Ferguson, Phil Gordon, Gus Hansen, Jennifer Harman, Phil Ivey, John Juanda, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, Mike Matusow, Huck Seed, Erik Seidel, and Gavin Smith.

It would seem that NBC has developed nevertheless one more winning poker programme to go with its presently extraordinary line up of displays, which include  Poker Soon after Dark" and the  National Heads-Up Poker Championship."

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