PKR announces return of the Oktoberfest

PKR announces return of the Oktoberfest

Monday, 28 September 2009

If your idea of Oktoberfest is lederhosen, drunken Germans and extraordinary amounts of lager then think again. has announced its very own poker Oktoberfest starting on 15th October.

The online festival will comprise a series of deep stack, re-buy, double chance and bounty tournaments and will this year feature an Omaha Hi-Lo event as well as a special Ante Special tournament. Prize money will top a guaranteed $120,000.

The series finale is a special freeroll where players get more chips depending on how many Oktoberfest events they have played. The more they play the bigger their starting stack.

Cardroom Manager Neil Wright said, “This year’s Oktoberfest is even more accessible than ever with extremely affordable buy-ins. We’ve decided to run the festival alongside our new Primetime tournaments which has proved to be hugely popular, so now players can get the great value of Oktoberfest events and also have a shot at another top tournament – all in the same night.”

Players who enter three Oktoberfest events will also gain entry into a $5,000 guaranteed freeroll on Sunday 5th November.

Satellites for all events can be found in the lobby of

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