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- A $10 Million Bonus and Over 600 Seats to the World's Most Prestigious Poker Event on Offer
DUBLIN, March 24 /CNW/ - Full Tilt Poker is offering online poker players multiple chances to win their seat to the world's most prestigious poker event - the World Series of Poker*. From March 24th through June 27th, over 600 seats are up for grabs across a wide variety of online WSOP* Qualifiers.
Any player that earns a Main Event seat online at Full Tilt Poker and goes on to win will receive a $10,000,000 bonus on top of their first-place prize money with $10 Million Main Event Mania. In addition to the $10,000,000 bonus, any player that qualifies for their seat at Full Tilt Poker and finishes in the money at this year's Main Event will win a free seat to the 2011 Main Event.
Full Tilt Poker's $1 Main Event Seat tournaments ensure that all bankrolls are catered for, as players can turn a $1 + $0.10 buy-in into a $12K WSOP prize package. Kicking off at 13:30 ET (18:30 GMT) each Sunday from March 28th through June 27th, at least five prize packages will be awarded per tournament. Players can also satellite their way in for as little as $0.30 or 30 Full Tilt Points.
For a completely free seat at this year's Series, players can compete in the Race to the Main Event at Full Tilt Poker to win a free $10K Main Event prize package. Players can claim one of 50 free $10K prize packages by playing a series of Freeroll tournaments.
For the best chance to pick up a Main Event seat online, players can compete in the 150 Seat Main Event Guarantee. There are at least 150 $12K prize packages on the line when the action kicks off at 18:00 ET (23:00 GMT) on June 20th. Players can buy in for $600 + $40 or satellite their way in for as little as $1 or 50 Full Tilt Points.
More than 200 $12K Main Event prize packages will be awarded during Main Event Week. Featuring at least five tournaments per day, players can compete for their seat in a variety of tournament types, including Shootout, rebuy and freezeout tournaments, with buy-ins ranging from $1 to $1K.
Direct Qualifier tournaments take place five times each week from March 24th through June 27th, offering players even more chances to win a $12K WSOP prize package. These tournaments feature a variety of buy-ins, from $200 to $1K, and all offer satellites starting for as little as $1 or 50 Full Tilt Points.
With a range of buy-ins to choose from and the richest bonus in poker, no other poker room offers more opportunities to play at the WSOP against the biggest names in poker.
For more information on the many ways players can win their way to the WSOP* 2010, go to http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/wsop.
*World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah's License Company, LLC ("Harrahs"). Harrah's does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with Full Tilt Poker or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.
About Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker(TM) is the host of a worldwide virtual poker cardroom service. It is not in the business of betting or wagering and does not participate in the games as a player. It merely provides a service to those who wish to test their skills against others for fun, prizes or money. It is duly regulated and licensed by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Although virtual poker is legal where the games are hosted and played, it may not be legal where individual players are located. Players at all skill levels may download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com but it is their responsibility to determine if participating in the games is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where they are located.
SOURCE Full Tilt Poker
For further information: For further information: Michele Clayborne (on behalf of Team Full Tilt), Tel: +353-1-650-1769