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Ultimate Poker Challenge Now Filming at Binions

Buy-ins to Televised Events Start for as Little as $340

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The Ultimate Poker Challenge is now taping its third season of shows at in Binion's in downtown Las Vegas. Hosted by Kenna James and Chad Brown, each episode features the last seven players in tournaments that take place each week. Buy-ins for the tournaments range from $340 to $660 and take place each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Satellites to the tournaments take place every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Interested players should show up at Binion's from 9 to 10 a.m. to grab a seat in any of the $45, $80, or $150 single-table satellites that start as soon as 10 players are signed up.

Players can also get into the tournaments for free at AbsolutePoker.com. Visit the site for more details, and while you're there, take advantage of the deposit bonus offered through CardPlayer.com by clicking here.

"The UPC offers a truly unique opportunity for unknown poker players to come to Binion's and play on TV," Ultimate Poker Challenge host Chad Brown says. "A lot of our players show up every week and a few of them make the final table on a regular basis."

Some of the notable amateurs are Richard Berkey, Mike "The Milk Man" Melikian, and Steven Weitz, all of whom have made the televised final table three times.

The show runs in syndication, so check local listings for air times.