Everest Avalanche Ten Announced

Published Saturday, May 23, 2009 - Online-Casinos.com
Finalists will take a crack at a million dollar prizepool on the high seas

Online poker website Everest Poker.com has released the name of its top ten online poker finalists for the $1 000 000 Avalanche high seas poker tournament.

Four Germans, two French, two Dutch, a Spaniard and a Swede with ages ranging from 21 to 55 will battle it out for the million dollar purse aboard the massive Royal Caribbean Cruises luxury liner, Navigator of the Seas, from May 29th - June 2nd. Each of the ten is guaranteed to receive at least $12 500 in winnings.

The 10 finalists are:

Andreas Robert Peschel (38) ( handle - Anrope) from Wermelskirchen, Germany

Mieczyslaw Basara (53) (handle - matchpoint) from Bremen, Germany

Andreas Hoffman (41) (handle - sailfun) from Germany

Monika Kees (550 (handle - Doha2006) from Augsburg, Germany

Brice Cousin (25) (handle - BriceInParis) from Paris, France

Fabien Cauvet (31) (handle - tapygris) from Houilles, France

Wing Kwok Tang (25) (handle - Mofox_IP) from Zwolle, the Netherlands

JAttema (21) (handle - jattema) from Groningen, the Netherlands

Ismael Arribas Munoz (26) (handle - ismaelpsx) from Madrid, Spain

Stefan Anders Hägg (44) (handle - simbastra) from Linköping, Sweden

46 year old Frank Stumpf from Nurenberg took the $220 000 prize in last year's Everest Avalanche (see previous Online-Casinos.com/InfoPowa report) from his fellow countryman, Matthias Lotze.

Swedish players also have a good record in Everest Poker events with the last two winners of the Everest Poker European Cup hailing from the Scandinavian country.

The payment structure for the event is: 1st $220 000, 2nd $120 000, 3rd $90 000, 4th $70 000, 5th $50 000, 6th $40 000, 7th $30 000, 8th $20 000, 9th $17 500, 10th $12 500.

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