World Series of poker fantasy league launched

Online poker site PKR has launched a fantasy league where poker Facebook fans are given up to $100 million to spend on eight players in a fictitious WSOP event. Participant are given the chance of selecting eight players from a pool of over 180 world best poker players.

Players are also given the opportunity of creating a private league where the overall winner of the league can walk away with a prize of an iPad3, and the runners up gets a chipset.

The community manager for PKR, Dan Grant when launching the event said that they were motivated to launch the tournament due to the fact that unlike other sports, online poker players like a premier avenue of engaging in their favorite sport.

The application will be available in Facebook. The application was launched to coincide with the start of start of the WSOP event in Las Vegas.