Archive for July, 2009

ECPokerTour powered by Titan Poker goes to Malta

Monday, July 27th, 2009
Join Titan Poker this November 12th to 16th and enjoy the luxurious 5 star surroundings of the Casino di Venizia, Vittoriosa whilst playing your best Poker on the Mediterranean Island of Malta. This is promising to be a once in a lifetime experience and one NOT to be missed by any self respecting poker player. The prize packages on offer are worth $5,000 and include:- €1,500 buy in to the Main Event to be held November 13th to 15th 4 nights @ the Excelsior Grand Hotel, Malta – November 12th to 16th €150 handling fees Approx €700 for flights and other expenses. There are no refunds, transfers or cash substitutions – you go and play or forfeit. If you want to go to Malta this ...

English Poker Open 2009 Online Satellites

Sunday, July 26th, 2009
The English Poker Open 2009 is Europe’s newest event and the inauguration takes place this coming September 15th to 17th. The first English Poker Open is to be held at Europe’s premier poker venue, Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, England with the buy in to the Main Event being $5,300 – but that’s not all that’s going on, there will be Side Events too. The Main Event will be capped at 270 players and there will be a prize pool of at least $1m to be shared out amongst the top players and that’s guaranteed. This is an event that will go down in poker history and it would be a shame to miss out on so, unless you’ve ...

Full Tilt invite you to WPT Cyprus Classic 2009

Friday, July 24th, 2009
The World Poker Tour 2009 (WPT for short) is in the sunshine this September 6th to 12th, the WPT is in glorious Cyprus, and Full Tilt are offering you an exclusive $12,500 prize package to get you there! Enjoy fun in the sun this September courtesy of Full Tilt and the chance to be in the big money – last year the prize pool for this event was a huge $4 million – good job! This exclusive to Full Tilt Poker WPT Cyprus Classic 2009 prize package worth $12,500 includes:- $10,300 buy in to Main Event 8 nights at the Merit Crystal Cove Hotel and Casino – not just some dump mind! Full Tilt are doing their lucky players proud as this ...

Party Poker presents The Genius

Monday, July 20th, 2009
Party Poker GeniusThe Genius, an exciting current promotion from Party Poker, is where the pot is squared to produce some mind blowing jackpots! The Genius will run for 15 million hands played at cash tables. All you have to do is play your poker at Europe’s favourite online poker place, Party Poker, to be in with a chance of big money as the Genius hits your table and squares the pot, the minimum regular genius jackpot is $250 rising to a most excellent $5,000. Everyone involved in the Genius hand will get an equal share of the squared prize pot, the winner will also take the pot as per usual games. An example ...

Full Tilt Poker attempt New Guinness World Record 55 mins after Stars

Sunday, July 19th, 2009
Full Tilt, as part of their excellent 5 year birthday celebrations, are attempting to rally their faithful players to break the World Record for number of poker players on line playing in one tournament! No, you’re not seeing double, this is a battle of the biggies. Fifty five minutes after PokerStars try and break the World Record, Full Tilt will attempt to smash it. Both events are showing more players than in the present World Record set last December – 35,000. Take a look on the sites, the registrations are flying in, loyal players are coming out of the woodwork to get this honour for their favoured site. Get Granny playing! So, will PokerStars only hold the Guinness World Record for a ...

Join in the Largest Online Poker Tournament EVER with PokerStars

Saturday, July 18th, 2009
Pokerstars World Record PokerStars invite you to join them in breaking all world records for the biggest ever online poker tournament. Back in December 2008 PokerStars players played their way into the Guinness Book of Records by playing in the largest online Poker Game with a mind boggling 35,000 players all playing at once. Now you get the chance to join the illustrious band of record breakers, this is what you need to know:- This potential record breaking tournament will take place tomorrow, Sunday July 19th at 7.10pm UK (2.10pm new York) The buy in is just $1 The prize pool is a guaranteed $100,000 Register NOW As I write this there are 39,600 (and the ...

Happy Birthday Full Tilt – 5 years old this Weekend

Friday, July 17th, 2009
Full Tilt Poker Birthday GiftFull Tilt invite you to celebrate their 5th birthday with them this Sunday. On Sunday July 19th, for one day only, the prize money has been increased by a massive $700,000 – here’s how that pans out:- Sunday Brawl 7pm UK (2pm New York) guaranteed prize pool increased from $350k to $500k $1Million Guarantee 11pm UK (6pm New York) Guaranteed prize pool increased from $1m to $1.5m The Sunday Mulligan at five past midnight UK (7.05pm New York) prize pool is increased from $200k to $250k The Satellites to all the above are running now and cost from just $2.25 or 50 FTPs but you will have to be very ...

PokerStars WCOOP – World Championship of Online Poker 2009

Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Pokerstars WCOOPWCOOP 09, brought to you by PokerStars, is coming and it’s bigger and better than ever before. There will be a huge $40,000,000 in combined prize money spread over 45 exciting events which, this year, will include 3 fantastic high roller events. Event 45 on September 20th at 9.30pm is the big one, the No Limit Holdem Main Event, with a prize pool of a whopping $10,000,000 - last years winner ‘ckingusc’ took home $1,265,432 – fantastic! Legends of the game will be made and fortunes won during this year’s WCOOP, that’s for sure. Here’s the full WCOOP 09 Schedule:- ...

PokerStars Asian Pacific Poker Tour Season 3 (APPT)

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
Following the success of the APPT Season 2 PokerStars are proud to present APPT Season 3 – which promises to be as exciting as the previous, very successful, two seasons. The Asian Pacific Poker Tour Season 3 commences in the Far East - Macau, China on August 24th ‘til 30th in the Grand Lisboa Casino. Macau is now recognised as the new gambling capital of the World so there’s no better place for the APPT Season 3 to kick off. The prize packages for all of the exciting venues shown below include Buy in to the Main Event. Hotel Accommodation Cash for Expenses These Events are being held in some of the most fantastic venues on the Planet and this is an opportunity not to be ...

WPT Marrakech with Titan Poker

Monday, July 13th, 2009
Titan Poker has hit us with WPT Marrakech Mania and the dates to put in your diary are October 11th to 19th. The prize packages on offer to this excellent event at the Es Saadi Gardens and Resort in mysterious Marrakech, Morocco are worth $8,000 and include:- €4,500 buy in to the Main Event on October 17th to 19th €500 buy in to side event on October 12th 8 nights in Es Saadi Hotel or Hotel Kenzi Farah – both 5 star hotels so, you’ll be well looked after, with breakfast and dinner provided (Half Board) €50 for handling fees Approx €650 for travelling expenses and pocket money Are you in? Satellites are running now from just $4.80 – leading to Super Satellites held ...