Titan Poker Tournaments At Big Discounts

One of my favorite promotions has returned to Titan Poker. This involves offering entries to their tournaments at discounts of up to 80% – while keeping the prize pool the same.

It does not take a degree in Mathematics to work out that this is a great opportunity for tournament fans to win big for a small outlay. You should also take into account the fact that many non-tournament fans will be attracted to this deal – making the games softer than ever. Continue reading

Poker Events November 2013

November is going to be an amazing month for online poker events – with a mix of brand new and established festivals competing for your attention. Players on both sides of the Atlantic are catered for, and the mix of small and big buy-in games should have most players covered.

Here I list the online poker events taking place in November in order of their start times. First up, a brand new series from the US-friendly Carbon Poker in the form of COPs!  Continue reading

How To Qualify For The World Championship Of Online Poker

The WCOOP is the biggest online poker event of the year, bar none, and it starts on the 8th of September, 2013.

This stands for the ‘World Championship Of Online Poker’ and is a series of big prize poker tournaments, with 68 events spanning 3 weeks. Every year novice players win themselves life changing money, semi-pros hit the headlines and – often – their careers explode from there.

Qualifier games are key for most of us, these enable people to win tickets into the games, which cost anywhere between $109 and $5,300 to enter direct. This post outlines the very best options available to players looking to qualify cheaply and take their shot at the big time.

US Players have an event starting on the 8th too – this is the awesome Poker Maximus at Carbon Poker, you can find out more in this post from last week.

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US Poker Tournaments May 2013 – Poker Maximus Is Back!

Not only is the cool Poker Maximus tournament event back – it is bigger and better than ever. With a total of $2,000,000 in guaranteed prizes, a $250,000 guaranteed ‘Main Event’ and plenty of satellite qualifiers too.

The next running starts May 2nd 2013 and goes through to Sunday May 12th (when there are no less than 6 main events with different buy-ins). Below I cover the highlights, qualifiers and extra promos relating to this event, including why Carbon Poker have the easiest deposits of any US friendly poker site. Continue reading

Poker Maximus III Announced On The US Friendly Merge Network

Great news for US based tournament fans, Poker Maximus is coming back on the cool Merge Network – and it is bigger and better than ever!

Carbon Poker (the flagship site on Merge) have just released the schedule which contains 35 events and a total guaranteed prize pool of $1,400,000. I’ll outline the details for you below, first up a quick reminder of my exclusive reader offer – 150% matched welcome bonus (usually 100%) + a free $11 SNG entry token… all you need is to register with coupon code PBKLUB at the awesome Carbon Poker!

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888 Poker Go Free Tournament Token Crazy

Working in the poker business, I get a little jaded when checking out the latest promos… So I am very happy to see one that is so good it actually made me sit up and take notice.

888 Poker are giving away tournament tokens to $10k events all month in October – and with small fields compared to other sites these could be just the ticket (haha) to give your tournament bankroll a massive boost.

Here are the different ways to get your hands on these freebies… Continue reading

Poker Maximus Is Back

As I announced a few weeks ago, Poker Maximus (the US friendly online poker tournament event) is returning on the super-cool Merge Poker network.

Well, the schedule is out, the satellites are running and I’m happy to report that with $1.3 Million guaranteed over 10 days of the games – this is going to be the biggest and best tournament event of the year for US poker fans, and players worldwide are welcome too. Continue reading

Changing Guarantees For Sunday Majors

News for both US and worldwide readers today, with some changes in the guarantees of big Sunday online poker tournaments.

Most sites run a ‘Sunday Major’ which is their showcase big poker tournament. The biggest and best known of these is the Pokerstars Sunday Million – though there is a huge choice of $100,000+ prizes available for both US and worldwide players.

There have been some changes (2 increases and 1 decrease) recently, so I have created a post which outline those changes and then list the rest of the guarantees at major sites.

Don’t forget that all the sites run satellite qualifiers for their big events, each week there are big winners who got their seat for just a couple of dollars! Continue reading

Return Of The Red Spade Open!

Great news for tournament fans this coming weekend, as the Pokerstars Red Spade Open returns with some big guaranteed prizes ($1 million total, $200k for the eventual winner) and a smaller $55 buy-in.

What I like about this irregular showcase event is the focus on getting as many players in through the satellite qualifiers as possible. To use a small cliché, this means that there really could be life-changing money at stake for an investment of just a couple of dollars in a satellite. Continue reading