Thursday, 4 February 2010
The Winter Olympics is just around the corner and Coral Poker is getting in on the act with its own Winter Games festival with $65,000 to be won.
There are seven winter sports themed events to take part in that will culminate in the Winter Games Final where prizes worth $11,500 are up for grabs. The events are as follows:The Ski-jump: The top points earners on any day in February will awarded a cash prize ranging from $250 to $1000 plus a ticket to the Winter Final.Sit ‘n’ Go Decathlon: Enter ten $1 buy-in sit ‘n’ goes between 10th and 16th February and work your way up the leader board. The top twenty finishers will share $50,000 with the top three earning Winter Final tickets.Short Track Skating: A month long hand race where the top three finishes can win a cash prize of up to $1,000 plus Winter Final tickets.Super G: No, it’s nothing to do with a loudmouth Aussie rather it’s a satellite into the big Winter Final. The event takes place at 8pm UK time on 25th Feb and the buy-in is 10,000 VIP points. There are Gold, Silver and Bronze Winter Final tickets to be won.Slalom: Weekly satellites into the Super G. Once again buy-in is with VIP points with the top three finishers getting a seat into the Super G.Winter Games Final: The blue riband event if offering $11,500 in prizes with the winner set to take home an $8,500 live event package. The top 22 finishers will all win a prize. To register an account with Coral click here.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
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