2010 WSOP satellites are up and running with PKR the latest online site to jump aboard the satellite ship with their Road to Vegas League!
The Online Poker Operator of 2009 has served to their loyal player base an opportunity to win one of seven WSOP Experience prize packages. Each package is worth $4,000 and includes a buy-in to a WSOP bracelet event, travel and spending money, an invitation to a PKR exclusive WSOP party and BBQ, and five nights in a luxury hotel.
Unique to PKR – and common to PokerNetwork regulars – is that they are conducting a poker league with 22 MTT events spanning eleven weeks. Twice a week (every Tuesday and Thursday) PKR will be running a $10 + $2 MTT tournament covering a variety of poker genres; No Limit Holdem, Omaha, Fixed Limit, 6-Max, Deep Stacked and Rebuys.
Each tournament has an allotted 45,000 League points appointed to every event with the top 100 place-getters earning points. At the end of the 22 league tournaments , if you sit on top of the leaderboard you automatically win a package, finish inside the top 10, 50 or 100 and you will get your shot at one of the five Road to Vegas freerolls where a further six packages are on offer.
The first League event is kicking off this coming Wednesday morning at 7:15am AESDT with No Limit Holdem being the game, and of course, a valuable 45,000 points on offer as well as the huge expected prizepool. All events are at 7:15am AEDST.
Event #1 - Wednesday, 24 March - No Limit Holdem (NLHE)
Event #2 - Friday, 26 March - NLHE Deep Stack
Event #3 – Wednesday, 31 March - NLHE (6 seater)
Event #4 - Friday, 02 April - NLHE Deep & Stack
Event #5 - Wednesday, 07 April - Pot Limit Omaha
Event #6 - Friday, 09 April - NLHE
Event #7 - Wednesday, 14 April - Pot Limit Holdem
Event #8 - Friday, 16 April - NLHE Terminator
Event #9 - Wednesday, 21 April - NLHE Deep Stack (6 seater)
Event #10 - Friday, 23 April - Pot Limit Omaha hi/lo
Event #11 - Wednesday, 28 April - NLHE
Event #12 - Friday, 30 April - NLHE $2 Rebuy
Event #13 - Wednesday, 05 May - Fixed Limit Holdem
Event #14 - Friday, 07 May - NLHE
Event #15 - Wednesday, 12 May - NLHE (6 seater)
Event #16 - Friday, 14 May - NLHE Double Chance
Event #17 - Wednesday, 19 May - NLHE with antes
Event #18 - Friday, 21 May - Pot Limit Omaha (6 seater)
Event #19 - Wednesday, 26 May - NLHE Deep & Steep
Event #20 - Friday, 28 May - NLHE
Event #21 - Wednesday, 02 June - NLHE (6 seater)
Event #22 - Friday, 04 June - NLHE Deep Stack
However for those who are desperate to book their seat on the PKR WSOP plane but aren’t interested in participating in the Road to Vegas League, then PKR are also running a standard satellite schedule featuring five steps.
Each day, 80 seats are awarded in a Premium Freeroll, 1 in 6 in the $3 +30c Stage 1, 1 in 4 in the $16.50 + $1.50 Stage 2, 1 in 6 in the $60 + $6 Stage 3 and 1 in 12 in the $335 + $25 Final Stage where numerous $4,000 WSOP packages are up for grabs.
So if you want a chance to put your tournament skills to the test, then download PKR and participate in their Road to Vegas League or five-step satellite schedule so that you have a chance of winning a fantastic 2010 WSOP package.
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