Large poker tournaments attract the biggest fish, which also means, even bigger sharks. This is exactly what the Main Event at the World Series of Poker is. If you think you are a shark, but don’t want to front the large $10,000 buy in to play, their are numerous other ways to swim your way into this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event.
Mac Poker online is promoting multiple online poker sites that are featuring large satellite tournaments. These tournaments will allow you to get a ticket into this event at a fraction of the cost. If you are a seasoned professional, or even a leisure amateur, you have the chance to get your hands on the massive prize pool by playing your way into the event. Here is a short list of some of the best poker rooms online that are offering Main Event packages for you.
Poker Stars – The online juggernaut known as Poker Stars excels in giving seats out for the Main Event. Having the past few winners as poker professionals that play on their site, it is only natural that they want the next main event winner to come from the site. Stars offers a few ways for you to win your way into the Main Event. Cash satellites are always a popular option ranging from $3 MTT to $650 Sunday tournaments. You can use your already earned FPP to join the freeroll tournament seat. Finally, Poker Stars offers a steps program that you have to play your way through to earn your WSOP seat. All of these options include the $12,000 WSOP package which pays for your buy-in, gives you a hotel room at the Palms resort, a shuttle to the Rio, $1,000 walking cash, PokerStars apparel, and a VIP invitation to the exclusive PokerStars main event party. To get more information on this event, visit the Poker Stars website.
Full Tilt Poker – Like PokerStars, Full Tilt has numerous ways for players to get to the WSOP Main Event poker tournament at a low cost. Typically sending well over 1,000 registrants to the Main Event through their site, Full Tilt is one of the best tournaments to clinch your ticket to the WSOP. The most well known event Full Tilt holds is the 150 seats guarantee which is a $535 buy-in. You can also play in cash satellites to get into this event. Also, there are weekly tournaments to punch your ticket in, 81 player shootouts, and a freeroll system that is giving out 100 seats into the tournament. You can also win a seat into the $200k event 4 through other tournaments, as well as a $2,000 prize tournament to the event of your choice. For more info on these promotions check out the Full Tilt Poker website.
Players Only – This new online site has been coming on full force to the online community and is going to get its name out to the none online players by offering great promotions to the Main Event. Offering freeroll events all week, this is a popular way to get into the event through this site. Also, they use their VIP points program as a way to get into the WSOP. Additionally, they have the typical cash satellites to get into the event. Finally, Players Only is implementing a new way for cash players to get into the Main Event for free. Designating certain cash game tables, if a player wins or loses a hand with four of a kind, they will be automatically entered into a private tournament where a certain amount of winners will be given a ticket to go to Vegas. The poker package is a $13,000 package that will pay for the hotel, entry, and other travel accommodations. To check out these events, go to the Players Only website.
Those only being some of the main online websites that offer seats, here are a few more for you to check on your own.
Titan Poker – Freerolls, Mega Satellites, 40 seat giveaway tournaments. Check out Titan Poker.
Pacific Poker – $525 buy-in tournament for $17,000 prize package. Go to Pacific Poker.
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