Posted by: Andrew | March 17, 2009

Princess Cruises Expands Casino Players Championship for 2009

After the success of it’s initial contest, Princess Cruise Line has announced it’s plans for 2009, featuring eight sailings with a total of $100,000 in cash prizes and twenty-four free cruises to be awarded.

The 2009 championship series cruises begins March 22 and runs through the end of December on 8 different  sailings. There will be more than $100,000 in cash prizes and twenty-four free cruises in balcony cabins awarded to winners during the events. Each participating cruise will host a slot, blackjack, and Texas Hold’em poker tournament. First place winners take home a $3,000 prize plus a complimentary cruise for two in a  balcony stateroom.

The eight participating cruises are:

Crown Princess March 22-29

Sapphire Princess April 25-May 2

Coral Princess May 15-18

Star Princess June 7-14

Sapphire Princess September 19-23

Emerald Princess October 18-25

Sapphire Princess November 14-21

Crown Princess December 12-19

To participate, passengers need to book any of the tournament sailings, then register for the tournaments of their choice while on board. Entry fees are $100 for slot and blackjack tournaments, and $200 for poker competitions.

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