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.