Casinos At Sea: Poker Challenge 2020

$700,000 NORWEGIAN POKER CHALLENGE

November 7-14, 2020 onboard Norwegian Joy

Norwegian Cruise Line welcomes you to participate in our exciting 7th Annual Norwegian Poker Challenge onboard Norwegian Joy from November 7-14, 2020. During this 7-Day cruise we will host the $400,000 Main Event plus 5 additional tournament events, as well as daily cash games. For more information or to book your cruise and reserve your seat, please call Casinos At Sea at 1.877.PLAY.NCL (752.9625) or contact your travel professional.

PARTICIPATION IN THE MAIN EVENT

Guests may enter the 2020 Poker Challenge Main Event by calling Casinos At Sea at 1.877.PLAY.NCL (752.9625) or contacting your travel professional and purchasing an entry for $1,150.00.

Announcements

2020 Poker Ambassadors

 

Joe Cada

Joe Cada - Poker Pro

The Michigan native is best known for winning the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event (WSOP), where Cada surpassed Peter Eastgate as the youngest champion ever. Cada started his 2018 WSOP run with a Main Event final table appearance, where he finished 5th and the bracelet winner of The Closer No-Limit Hold ‘Em event. Cada has been a Norwegian Cruise Line Poker Ambassador since the inception of the event in 2014. Follow him on Twitter (@cada99) and Instagram (@cada99).

Loni Harwood

Loni Harwood - Poker Pro

Harwood earned a finance degree in 2012 from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Upon graduation, she moved to Florida and began playing poker, quickly discovering the World Series of Poker Circuit. Her initial poker training came from watching her father, Joel Harwood, play online. Harwood won a World Series of Poker bracelet at the 2013 World Series of Poker. She won two World Series of Poker Circuit events in 2012, then her second WSOP bracelet in 2015. Follow her on Twitter (@Luscious_Lon).

Kelly Minkin

Kelly Minkin - Poker Pro

A medical malpractice attorney turned poker pro, Kelly hails from Phoenix, Arizona and has amassed over $1.3 million in tournament earnings. She was the last woman standing in the 2015 and 2018 WSOP Main Events and was also awarded the Global Poker Index's Female Player of the Year in 2015. The top earning female poker player in Arizona history, Kelly has taken the poker world by storm with a charismatic light-heartedness that balances out her very competitive play. Follow her on Instagram (@the_lllest).

Poker Clinic Hosted by Joe Cada, Loni Harwood and Kelly Minkin

 

Poker Clinic

Poker Clinic Onboard

Join Poker Pros, Joe Cada, Loni Harwood and Kelly Minkin as they host a poker clinic, where you will receive instruction, have the ability to ask questions and discuss key principles as they break down the decision-making process in various scenarios. Space is limited.

Cost: $100 (Purchase onboard only)

5:00-5:20 — Player introduction, basic poker strategy and rules

5:20-5:30 — Q&A

5:30-6:50 — Hands on instruction at the tables

6:50-7:00 — Last remarks

 

 

The schedule for this event is based on the ship's arrival and departure times, these are subject to change. More details coming soon.

Date

Week Day

Day

Port

Tournament Time

Tournament Events

7-Nov-20

Sat

1

Miami

5:00-7:00 PM

Poker Clinic

Hosted by Joe Cada, Loni Harwood and Kelly Minkin

Cost: $100 (Purchase onboard only)

8-Nov-20

Sun

2

At Sea

9:00 AM

Main Event Session 1A

6:00 PM

Main Event Session 1B

9-Nov-20

Mon

3

Dominican Republic

5:00 PM

Main Event Session 2

10-Nov-20

Tues

4

St. Thomas

8:00 PM

$500 Freezeout

11-Nov-20

Wed

5

Tortola

3:00 PM

$2500 High Roller

12-Nov-20

Thu

6

At Sea

10:00 AM

$200 Rebuy - Add On

13-Nov-20

Fri

7

Bahamas

7:00 PM

Main Event Final

7:00 PM

Mega Satellite

Daily Side Events

Satellites

Sit n Go

Daily Cash Games

$2/$5

$5/$10

$10/$20

Based on number of entries and will be approximately 12% of field.
Norwegian Poker Challenge Satellite Tournament Entry

Norwegian Poker Challenge Satellite Tournament Entry

Ship and sail date required to complete order. Tournaments not available on Pride of America.

Play in a satellite tournament for the chance to win a seat in the 2020 Norwegian Poker Challenge Main Event on Norwegian Joy November 7-14, 2020.

Price: $100.00 USD
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Norwegian Poker Challenge Satellite Tournament Entry

Norwegian Poker Challenge Main Event Entry

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Entry fee into the 2020 Main Event on Norwegian Joy November 7-14, 2020.

One entry per person.

Price: $1,150.00 USD
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Terms & Conditions

Must be at least 18 years of age to play. Subject to availability. Satellite tournament winner may elect to transfer their entry. This is limited to a one time transfer. In the Main event, players that fail to occupy their seat by the completion of the 3rd round of blinds will have their chips removed from the event, and there will be no refund issued. Additional terms and conditions apply once onboard will be available to all participants prior to the start of the tournament. Satellite Tournaments: Entry fee is $120 for the satellite tournaments and prize pool must reach a minimum of $3,000 to yield a Main Event package. $2,250 will be deducted from the net prize pool to cover the winner’s Main Event package. Norwegian Cruise Line reserves the right to cancel, alter any structure and/or payout structure as necessary. The cruise accommodation offer included in the Satellite Winner’s package is only valid for the first and second guest. For additional guests third - eighth guest rates apply. Stateroom upgrades are available, but price difference between offered stateroom and upgrade must be paid. Guest is responsible for the admin fees, government taxes, port expenses and fees. Transportation to/ from the port and onboard folio charges are not included. Cancellation Fees may apply, Travel protection is strongly recommended. Discretionary onboard service charges are additional and will be automatically added to your onboard account.

For more information, contact Casinos At Sea at 1.877.PLAY NCL (752.9625).

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