tourney set

Nov 5, 2002 1:35 AM will host the second semi-final competition for the " Million II" tournament on November 21-24. Players will compete online at for a chance to earn one of the finalist spots aboard a luxury Caribbean cruise valued at $2,200 and a share of the estimated $1.5 million prize pool.

   Players caught a preview of the action on the Travel Channel on October 26 as the Million I, the world's largest online poker tournament, was featured.  The tournament took place onboard Carnival Cruise Lines' Mexican Riviera cruise in March of this year.

   Online qualifying finalists will join many of the world's top poker players, as well as other paid entrants, March 1- 8, 2003 for the Million II tournament aboard the Holland America MS Zaandam cruise ship. As an official World Poker Tour event, the Million II tournament will be televised at a date and time to be announced later. will hold one more semi-final qualifying event on January 30 - February 2, 2003.  Semi-final round winners receive a package valued at $7,200 that includes a week-long cruise for two valued at $2,200 and a $5,000 buy-in for one player into the " Million II" tournament finals.