PokerNews Purchases ChipMeUp

Posted at 07:29 2009-01-04
With 2009 upon us PokerNews has announced the purchase of leading poker staking website ChipMeUp.com.
Players worldwide can buy and sell shares of themselves in all poker disciplines, a variety of buy-in amounts and from the online felt to live events such as the 2009 Aussie Millions, ANZPT and WSOP.
For those new to ChipMeUp, players sign up for free and create their own user profile. To purchase a stake in a player simply browse through the extensive list of events, choose the amount or percentage you wish to stake, and then transfer the funds accordingly. All the funds used to purchase a particular stake will go towards the player’s buy-in. While ChipMeUp does not charge for shares purchased, they do however charge a listing fee for when you sell a percentage of yourself.
With the strong online community that ChipMeUp and PokerNews now attracts, along with the ChipMeUp feedback service, all transactions are legitimate and actioned properly ensuring players receive their entitled share.
With the Aussie Millions only a few sleeps away, Tony G has decided to sell a percentage of himself in the upcoming Aussie Millions, so make sure you head to ChipMeUp to buy a piece of the 2009 Australian Poker Hall of Fame inductee.
To celebrate the launch of the new ChipMeUp and PokerNews relationship, PokerNetwork and 888 Poker are offering players a unique satellite adventure to the 2009 Aussie Millions. $110 will gain you entry to a guaranteed $12,500 Aussie Millions Package satellite running on 888 Poker on Wednesday January 7th at 07:00 AEDST.
The winner will receive a $12,500 Aussie Millions Package that includes entry to the Main Event, accommodation at Crown Promenade Hotel and cash for travel. The unique part of this satellite is that if the winner cashes in the Main Event, they will only be entitled to 50% of their winnings with the remaining 50% distributed the top 17 Satellite finishers as follows:

2nd place - 12% 
3rd place - 8% 
4th place - 6% 
5th place - 5% 
6th place - 4% 
7th place - 3% 
8th place - 2% 
9th to 18th place - 1% 

With one $12,500 Aussie Millions Package guaranteed the remaining buy-in will be distributed as a prizepool as per 888 Poker’s standard payout structure. This promotion is open to players who have signed up to 888 Poker via PokerNews or PokerNetwork, and if you have signed up elsewhere please send your 888 Poker username to PR@PokerNews.com at least two calendar days prior to the start of this tournament.


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