$5,000 Australian WSOP Online League starts ANZAC Day at 888poker

Posted at 12:53 2011-04-25

888 Poker are continuing to spoil PokerNetwork players with Easter goodies with an exciting new online league that will send one lucky Australian to the 2011 World Series of Poker!

We’re pleased to announce that 888 Poker are launching a brand new online poker league that is exclusive to Australian players and will kick off on ANZAC Day with the first of five events leading up to the league final.

Each event will be held at 8pm AEST and points will be awarded to the top 20 place finishers in league event as follows:

1st – 25 points, 2nd – 21 points, 3rd – 18 points, 4th – 17 points, 5th – 16 points, 6th – 15 points, 7th – 14 points,
8th – 13 points, 9th – 12 points, 10th – 11 points, 11th – 10 points, 12th – 9 points, 13th – 8 points, 14th – 7 points,
15th – 6 points, 16th – 5 points, 17th – 4 points, 18th – 3 points, 19th 2 points, 20th – 1 point

You’ll also get 3 points just for participating and playing all 10 league events will earn you a bonus 10 points.

The five WSOP league events will be held as follows:

Event #1: NLHE Freeroll - April 25th 8:00pm AEST
Event #2: NLHE 8c+1c - May 2nd 8:00pm AEST
Event #3: NLHE $1+0.10 - May 9th 8:00pm AEST
Event #4: NLHE $3+0.30 - May 16th 8:00pm AEST
Event #5: NLHE $5+0.50 - May 23rd 8:00pm AEST

Final: NLHE - May 30th 8:00pm AEST

At the end of the five league events, the top ten points earners on the leaderboard will qualify for the $5,000 WSOP League Final which will be held on May 30th at 8:00pm AEST.

The winner of the final will win a $4,500 WSOP package which includes:

-      $1,000 entry to the WSOP event #54 on July 2 or 3
-      $1,100 for travel
-      8 nights at the Palazzo Hotel
-      888 Poker Live Event Merchandise Kit
-      Special VIP event on July 7

The only requirement to play in this league is that you download 888 Poker through PokerNetwork. No deposit is required however you must be an Australian resident. Existing 888 Poker players are welcome as long as your account was referred by PokerNetwork or PokerNews and you’re an Australian player. There is no need to deposit to play in this series, however, if you do, you will also qualify for an exclusive first-deposit bonus of 100% up to $888.

Download 888 Poker today and win your way to the 2011 World Series of Poker!

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