Full Tilt Poker has announced the Satellite Hero which will start running today, August 19th through Sunday.
As part of the series players will be able to get a chance to go toe-to-toe with Gus Hansen.
On top of being able to play Hansen, players will also still be able to get their cut of over $4,000 in MiniFTOPS XXIII entries and win Tournament Tickets as prizes.
Any player who satellite into a scheduled tournament and get in the money will receive a free ticket to the Satellite Hero Freeroll as well as their cash tournament cash.
The top 126 players in the freeroll will also get a share of the over $3,000 in tickets to the MiniFTOPS XXIII.
If your able to win the Satellite Hero Freeroll then you will be in for a treat as you will be able to play Gus Hansen heads up the following day.
The winner of the Satellite Hero Freeroll with start with an advantage of 2:1 in chips and if your able to beat Hansen then you will win a prize package which will give you entry to every single MiniFTOPS XXIII event, with a value at over $1,200.
It seems Full Tilt Poker is starting to be a little creative with the marketing as they are now starting to have some of their pros involved.
Sarne Lightman, Head of Marketing at Full Tilt Poker had the following to say about this promotion.
Full Tilt Poker’s satellite tournaments represent great value, letting players compete for big prize pools for a fraction of the cost. But Satellite Hero brings this to a whole new level – it gives our players a shot at taking on a true poker legend and the opportunity to bag tickets to all the MiniFTOPS XXIII events along the way.
Players can find out more, by going to : fulltiltpoker.com/promotions/satellite-hero