The Royal Oasis Golf Resort and Casino, located on Grand Bahama Island officially announces the Caribbean Poker Classic, the World Poker Tour Preliminaries, sanctioned by the World Poker Tour. The event takes place August 3rd-8th, 2004 at the Royal Oasis Golf Resort and Casino on Grand Bahama Island.The minimum first place prize money is $100,000 plus a guaranteed seat and paid entry for the $2.5 Million World Poker Tour Final at the Bellagio in Las Vegas valued at $25,000. Prizes are based on a minimum of 100 entries.
“Poker is hot and we’re excited to be a part of the World Poker Tour”, says owner Steve Kates who plans on producing a pre promotion fund raiser for the Starting Place rehabilitation center in Hollywood, Florida.
The fee for the Caribbean Poker Classic/World Poker Tour Preliminaries of US$2,950 includes one entry fee, round trip air fare for two from all Grand Bahama Vacation cities (casino charters only), deluxe 4 night room accommodations, all taxes and gratuities (departure and room), one meal per day, check-in party, and Saturday night dinner and dance plus any other comps based on casino rated play.