26 April 2012 (St. Johns, Antigua) – Las Vegas is where every online poker player’s mind will be this summer – but dozens of Intertops Poker players will actually BE there at the Rio Hotel, playing in the Main Event. Satellites have already started awarding $10,000 Main Event prize packages. A special tournament series starting next week will also send players to compete in Side Event #56 $1500 No Limit Hold’em, a 3-day poker tournament beginning July 2nd.
Intertops’ Series 2012 tournament began awarding $10,000 Main Event prize packages earlier this month. Every day, satellites advance players to a Sunday $200 +$15 Buy-in that awards one $10K Main Event prize for the big show in Vegas for every $10,000 in the prize pool.
$10K Main Event Satellite Schedule
Final $200 +($15) Sundays 5pm ET (10pm GMT)
Step4 $60 +($5) Every 4 Hours
Step3 $20 +($2) Every 4 Hours
Step2 – 1R+1A $3 +($0.30) Every 4 Hours
Step1 – R&A $0.30 +($0.10) Every 2 Hours
“Sure, every poker player dreams of playing in the Main Event,” said Intertops’ poker manager. “We’ll be giving away a bunch of Main Event prize packages. Side Event #56 is cool too though. Last year there were more than 3000 entrants and the winner, Alexander Anter, walked away with more than $750K!”
“Las Vegas is the center of the poker player’s universe in July, right? Any game you can get into is gonna be sweet. But we talked about it in the office – besides the Main Event, this is the one we most wanted to play in ourselves!”
The $3000 Side Event #56 prize package includes $1500 for travel and accommodation and $1500 for the event buy-in. Players can either qualify for this Side Event tournament by progressing through satellites or by buying in directly to a Guaranteed Final. Satellites start April 30th; the first final is May 13th 10pm ET.
Series 2012 Side Event Final $150+$10 – 1 x $3000 Package to the WSOP 2012 Side Event #56 Guaranteed
Series 2012 Side Event Final Satellite – Buy-in $50+$5 – Each Saturday, before the Final – 1 Ticket GTD in each tournament
Daily Freezout – $15+$1 – Daily at 8 pm 11 pm ET – 1 Ticket GTD in each tournament
Daily Satellites Re-buy – $8+$0.8 – Daily at 07 pm ET and 10 pm ET – 1 Ticket GTD in each tournament
One of the world’s most established and trusted online poker rooms, Intertops Poker is one of the most popular poker sites on the Cake Poker Network.
About Intertops Poker:
Intertops launched Intertops Poker in 2003 and re-launched in 2010 with the Cake Network. Intertops Poker is a global poker room offering innovative and top-quality software to give all players an enhanced poker experience. Players can win their share of over $20 million in monthly tournament payouts and $6 million in tournament guarantees every month. Intertops Poker also offers all players access to one of the most lucrative loyalty programs in the industry. New players receive a 110% bonus up to $600.