PokerStars Announces Americas Cup of Poker

PokerStars Announces Americas Cup of Poker

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

PokerStars have announced the 2009 Americas Cup of Poker, giving the nations on the continents the opportunity to defeat their neighbouring countries.

The Cerro Catedral Ski Resort in Argentina’s Patagonia region will play host to the 16-team event. Daily freerolls to the event are priced as low as $0.20, and $250,000 is waiting to be won.

For the next three weeks, each group’s teams will compete in a series of head-to-head matchups before being moved to Argentina for the live final.

The 16 teams who will participate in the ACP are split into four groups, consisting of 13 American continents nations and three “wild card” entries, comprised of players from the rest of the world. The four groups are as follows:

Group A: USA, Mexico, Ecuador, Wildcard 1
Group B: Canada, Columbia, Uruguay, Wildcard 2
Group C: Chile, Venezuela, Peru, Costa Rica
Group D: Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Wildcard 3

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