PKR Announce Oktoberfest

PKR Announce Oktoberfest

Friday, 19 September 2008 have announced their richest online poker festival to date. Starting October 17, the second coming of Oktoberfest arrives hot on the heels of the summer’s Super Series and promises to be another action-packed series.

Boasting a prize pool totalling over $260,000, Oktoberfest 2008 repeats last year’s inaugural festival but will offer almost double the size of the prizes with generous increases on the guarantee of every event.

Following the success of the Super Series, Oktoberfest will feature a similar structure – twelve events set over as many days, capped off with the ‘PKR Masters’ and the ‘Tournament of Champions’, which pits the best players of the series against each other for a cool $5,000 and bragging rights to champion status.

The events on offer at Oktoberfest are tailored to appeal to everyone with both speed and long running deep stack tournaments included in the schedule, in addition to Terminator and bounty tournaments. There are many ways in with a massive range of satellites on offer as well as lotteries to ensure everyone has a chance to book a seat.

Cardroom Manager Neil Wright said, “Last year’s festival was a huge success and this year’s will be bigger and better. We are also looking forward to achieving our biggest prize pool ever in The PKR Masters.”

All final tables will be televised with the action broadcast to millions of televisions across Europe and also via and PKR.TV –’s very own web-based video channel. Full information will be available soon on

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