Time Running Out To Qualify For PokerStars $10,000 WCOOP Freeroll
Posted at 09:53 2010-08-27
There is still time to qualify for our amazing $10,000 WCOOP Freeroll at PokerStars, but hurry, you only have a few days left before the qualification period expires!
We’re set to award a $5,200 WCOOP Main Event seat and a total in $10,000 in WCOOP prizes in this huge freeroll which will be held on Monday September 6th.
The annual PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) series is one of the world’s largest online poker series. Last year nearly $52 Million in prize money was awarded and this year looks set to be even bigger with 59 events in total over 21 days – each day another chance to win a life-changing amount of money!
Last year Yevgeniy ‘Jovial Gent’ Timoshenko outlasted a field of 2,144 of the world’s best online players to win the $5,200 main event and $1,715,200 in first place prize money. You could be in with a shot to do the very same for free!
Qualifying for the freeroll is very easy. Simply download PokerStars through the links here on PokerNetwork , make a deposit and generate250 VPPs before Aug 31 (23:59 EST). Manual registration is required for qualified players after Aug 31. Just look for PokerNews $10k WCOOP Freeroll in the Private tab of the Tournament lobby. The $10,000 WCOOP Freeroll kicks off at 5:00am AEST onMonday September 6th.
Existing PokerNetwork/PokerNews referred PokerStars players are also welcome as long as they meet the VPP requirement in August.
This is the third PokerStars freeroll we have hosted in as many months that has boasted a $10,000 prize pool and tickets to play in tournaments with million dollar prize pools. The $10,000 Sunday Million Freeroll on July 11 attracted just 740 runners which, when you consider 239 places paid out, made this an awesome value freeroll.
Qualifying is Easy
To give you an idea how long it will take to earn 250 VPPs to qualify for this freeroll:
A $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Player would have to play around 1000 hands
A $1/$2 No Limit Player would have to play roughly 500 hands
A $1/$2 Limit Hold’em Player would need to play about 750 hands
A $0.25/$0.50 PLO Player would need to grind about 700 hands
A $5.50 SNG/MTT Player would need to play 46 games
A $22 SNG/MTT Player would need to play 23 games
And what’s more, new players will have earned $15 of their 100% up to $600 sign up bonus by the time they have qualified for the freeroll.
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