Monday, 9 August 2010
The world’s largest regular online poker tournament series returns for its ninth run on September 5, this time bigger and better than ever.
In the 2010 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker, 62 events will guarantee $50,000,000 in prizes; an average of over $800,000 per event.Over 23 days, dozens of tournaments involving every imaginable form of poker will take place at the world’s largest online poker site. It kicks off on September 5 with a $200 + $15 NL Hold ‘em 6-max tournament and the highlights of the series will include a $10,300 High Roller 8-game event and the now trademark 2-day $5,200 Main Event with a $10,000,000 guarantee."Players across the world re-arrange their calendars around the WCoOP schedule," said Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu. "It is the biggest and best online poker tournament series - and draws in tens of thousands of players, with the deepest structures and a wide variety of events. I can't wait to play this year’s series!"Last year, more than 40,000 players from 140 countries around the world competed in the WCoOP with Yevgeniy Timoshenko winning $1.7m for his Main Event victory. This year multiple events offer a seven-figure prize pool and satellites for peanuts are running now at PokerStars.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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.
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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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