Genting Announce 2011 Players Championship
The Circus Casino at the Star City Complex in Birmingham is the place to be this September, as Genting have today announced details for this years Players Championships.
A prizepool in the region of £85,000 is expected for the second running of this event, and Genting are hoping to beat last years numbers when play gets under way on 24th September. A spokesperson from Genting had the following to say regarding this years event. “The 2011 Genting Poker Players Championship promises to be even better than last year’s with a bigger field, better structure and more added value prizes and events. Attracting 305 players last year, the level of early interest indicates a record field will sit down this year!”
The buy-in for this years Championship has been frozen at last years price of £150 + £15, and all players will start with a stack of 8,000 chips. But there is a twist. For players that qualify or buy-in online, and generate £5 in rake or tournament fees, they will have the added advantage of an extra 2,000 chips.
The winner of this years event will walk away with a five figure sum, but they will also be rewarded with a seat worth £1,500 in to the Palm Beach Big Game. You can qualify for this event from as little as £2.75, and satellites are already up and running at GentingPoker.com.
Dominic Kay was the winner last year and he won £12,000 and the seat to the Palm Beach Big Game, so if you have a date free in your diary for the end of September grab yourself a seat now.
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