A challenge of note

August 12, 2010

Triathlons are usually a competitive test of endurance and fitness, but Coinflip.com and Betsafe.com are offering something a little different this month – a chance for players to pit their skills against champions in poker, backgammon and chess.

The buy-in is pricey at $10 000, but the winner will scoop a prize worth ten times that when the competition has run its course in Riga, Latvia

Here’s the deal – entrants will have to try and best high stakes online poker ace Ilari Sahamies; the 2004 word champion for backgammon, Peter Hallberg and chess Grandmaster Sune Berg Hansen.

Coinflip CEO Erik Smith says: “With all the crazy prop bets going on nowadays we created a different challenge that we find both innovative and exciting. We dare anyone to take on the challenge and try and win the $100000”.

It sounds fun but it won’t be easy!

Read more at http://www.coinflip.com/coinflip-challenge-win-100000.html