All Aboard the PokerStars Express to the World Series!
Posted at 15:59 2010-05-01
All aboard, next stop the Rio in Las Vegas via PokerStars!
You can be on the way to Las Vegas for poker’s biggest event for less than your morning bus or train fare to work. That’s right PokerStars World Series of Poker Satellite Series starts as low as just $1.10 or 100 fpps. At that price even the smallest stakes players can have a shot at being crowned World Champion.
PokerStars have now launched their qualifying series for the annual highlight of the poker calendar. The satellites will run right through until the start of the Main Event in July. Qualifying players will win themselves a US$12,000 prize package that includes the $10,000 entry in the 2010 WSOP Main Event, eight nights accommodation at a luxury Las Vegas resort, and $1,000 in cash. The PokerStars VIP treatment is not limited to the seat and accommodation though, players can also get themselves 50,000 FPPs credited to their PokerStars account, a PokerStars gift bag with heaps of merchandise and a double invite to a pumping exclusive player party to be held during the world series.
Additionally if a PokerStars qualifier takes down the Main Event they will also be awarded a bonus $1,000,000 on top of any money that they make in prizes, courtesy of the site. Better still simply cash in the Main Event and you will earn yourself a complete NAPT package that includes a Main Event seat of your choice, and accommodation and travel expenses. PokerStars are really going all out for their qualifying players this year!
It couldn’t be easier to qualify, simply get onto the PokerStars lobby, check out the tournaments and satellites tabs for more information on qualifiers that are running right now. There is sure to be on there to suit every budget and bankroll. For the serious players, the staple of the PokerStars qualifying schedule returns with the massive 200-seat guarantee Mega Satellite taking place on June 20.
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