Helsinki Midnight Sun 2008 with Paradise slot demo

It may seem hard to believe but there are more things happening in the world of slot demo other than WSOP 2008!

Why not join Team Paradise this year in Finland for a fantastic tournament – Helsinki Midnight Sun 2008 – which is being held at the Grand Casino, Helsinki, Finland on the 4th to 6th June. This picturesque City and excellent poker are waiting for you and this is how you will get there:-

Daily Satellites running throughout the day with a buy in of €2.20. For every 10 players there will be one place awarded to the weekly Satellite

Weekly Satellites on Sundays at 6pm UK (1pm New York). Buy in direct for €22, for every 10 players a seat will be given to the Online Final

Online Finals on 24th April and 11th May. Buy in €215, there will be one prize package (worth €4,000) awarded for every 20 players

The prize packages that are waiting to be awarded are worth €4,000 and include €3,000 for event buy-ins and €1,000 for travel and accommodation. If you have never played in a live tournament or never been to Finland then this could be just the opportunity you have been waiting for, go for it!

For more info on the Paradise Poker sign-up bonus of 100% up to €500, please check out our Paradise Poker Review.

Full Tilt Poker FTOPS VIII Schedule – satellites running now

Full Tilt Poker FTOPS schedule (VIII)FTOPS, the online poker series brought to us by Full Tilt Poker, is back again and Series VIII (8) is bigger and more exciting than ever with over $12million in guaranteed prizepools. The action starts on May 7th and continues until the Main Event on the18th. We’ve got 24 events to look forward to, including three mystery events, all hosted by a pro.

Satellites are running now for as little as $2.25, so why not join the Satellite Challenge? Just win as many entries as you can to the FTOPS Events and Full Tilt will credit you with the cost of the buy in for every duplicate entry you win. Win more entries than anyone else and you will be credited with the cost of 2 buy ins, 2nd place gets 1 extra credit. The Satellite Challenge Leader Board is already shaping up and you have until May 18th to get to the top.

As a consolation prize to those players who finish on the bubble (last player before the money) they get to play in the Bouncebackabilty Freeroll. Bounce back from this cruel blow and play in this freeroll on 24th May at 8.00pm UK time (3pm New York). The prize is a buy in to the Main Event of FTOPS IX (9).

Full Tilt have crowned 50 champions during the second full year of the series from FTOPS V, VI, VII and there will be 24 from Series VIII, these brilliant players will all be bought together for a magnificent Tournaments of Champions on 24th May at 8.00pm UK time (3pm New York). The prize will be a seat to the WSOP Main Event worth $10,000 and the prestige of being the best of the best.

As extra giveaways all players on a final table in any of the events will be given a limited edition FTOPS jacket. The winners of each event will not only receive the jacket but a jersey and a gold jersey avatar for use on Full Tilt Poker.

FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series) was first brought to us in August 2006 with just eight events. Just look at it now:-