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January 13, 2011 11:37 ET

UB.com's $5 Million in Tournament Guarantees and Prizes Has Players Itching for the UBOC6 Action to Start

UB.com's UBOC6 Begins Sunday, January 16th, and With It Comes the Chance for All Online Poker Players to Share in Over Millions of Dollars in Tourney GTDs and Prizes, and the Prestige of Winning a UBOC Title

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 13, 2011) - This year, the good times are just getting started at UB.com with a new focus, a revamped Team UB, and UBOC6, UB.com's Championship tournament series, set to kick off this weekend on Sunday, January 16th at 14:00 ET

Along with 29 guaranteed tournaments and an overall prize pool in excess of $5 Million in cash and prizes, UBOC6 ushers in the return of a killer tournament line-up, Pro Bounties, UBOC Champions Watches for every UBOC tourney winner, plus the Bubble Buster promotion, where staying in the game after the 'Bubble' bursts is worth thousands of Event Dollars to players.

The countdown gets serious now, with only four days to go until UBOC6 debuts with Event # 1, a $250,000 GTD No Limit Hold 'em Deep Stack event, with a $500+30 buy-in, hosted by Team UB's Eric Baldwin. Send "Basebaldy" to the rails (or any Team UB Pro playing in any UBOC event) to receive a $200 bounty reward in tournament dollars.

Popular UBOC events still on the tables are the NLH 4-Max on Monday, January 17th at 20:05 ET (UBOC #4 $300+20 $100K GTD hosted by Adam "Roothlus" Levy), the NLH $200 Rock Star Bounty on at the same time, hosted by Anthrax lead guitarist Scott Ian (UBOC #5 $200+15 $100K GTD), and the NLH Deep Stack 6-Max on Wednesday, January 19th at 20:05 ET, a $500+30 buy-in $250K GTD tourney.

An exciting new highlight of the UBOC6 line-up is UBOC # 16, a High Roller NLH Deep Stack event on Sunday, January 23rd at 17:00 ET. This event, a $2000+100 buy-in with a $750K Guaranteed prize pool, also hosted by "Basebaldy," is expected to attract many top pros and the best online poker players to the UB tables as they vie for a share of the lucrative prize money.

Plus, don't forget the prestigious UBOC Championship Monster Stack NLH $1 Million GTD, scheduled for Sunday, January 30th at 16:00 ET. Recent addition to Team UB Prahlad Friedman will step up to host this tourney, set to crown the Champion of UBOC6.

There's a stack of satellite feeders for the $1000+50 buy-in NLH Championship event, including
the following UBOC6 Main Event Multi Seat Satellites ($100+9 buy-in):

20 Seat GTD Sunday, January 16th@ 20:30 ET **NEW TIME**
20 Seat GTD Sunday, January 23rd@ 20:30 ET **NEW TIME**
80 Seat GTD Sunday, January 30th@ 13:00 ET  

So, bring your best game and gear up for a share of some serious UBOC6 prize money.

Find further details on the UB Online Championship series at http://www.ub.com/poker-tournaments/uboc or on Absolute Poker, part of the CEREUS Poker Network, further information can be found at http://www.absolutepoker.com/poker-tournaments/uboc-poker-championship.

About UB.com

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