This June 2012, America’s Cardroom is holding satellites for the Punta Cana Poker Classic, taking place October 12 – 18 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Packages worth $5,000 each will be given away in two Super Satellite tournaments running on Sundays June 10 and 24 at 7:30 pm ET. Direct buy-in for these satellites is $250 + $5 but players can alternatively win their way into a satellite through a lower cost buy-in satellite running now through the end of the promotion.
Eacg $5k America’s Cardroom Punta Cana Poker prize package includes the $1,500 + $150 buy-in for the Punta Cana Poker Classic main event (which has a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool) as well as up to $800 for roundtrip airefare, 6 nights of 5-star accommodations at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino Punta Cana, grand transport between airport and hotel in both directions, premium food and beverage service for 2 all-included and a welcome gift bag.
One Punta Cana prize package is guaranteed to be awarded at each Super Satellite.
Satellites into these Super Satellites run daily now at America’s Cardroom. There’s a $0.50 satellite runing every hour at five minutes past the hour awarding seats in a nightly $51 satellite held every night at 8 pm where two seats in the Super Satellite are guaranteed to be won.
Stay tuned here this week for news on other big June 2012 promotions at America’s Cardroom, including the return of the $60k Points Race Marathon.
Luvin Poker is the latest online poker site that will be sending players to the next Punta Cana Poker Classic in the Dominican Republic, with a $500,000 guaranteed main event.
Following in the footsteps of sites like Bodog Poker and Doyle’s Room Poker, Luvin Poker is now holding Punta Cana Poker Classic satellite tournaments. These are organized in a Steps tournament series format, with players able to work their way up the steps from a daily freeroll costing nothing to buy-in to the bi-weekly Punta Cana Final at which the prize packages into the 2011 Punta Cana Poker Classic will be awarded. Steps tournament buy-ins range from nothing for the freeroll to $420 + $50 for the final.
The Luvin Poker Punta Cana Freeroll takes place five times daily and has an unlimited $0.10 rebuy and add-on. At each event, two seats will be awarded for Step 1 of the satellite series. Step 1 costs $3 + $0.30 to buy-in directly and has an unlimited rebuy and add-on of $3. It too takes place five times a day and awards one ticket into Step 2 of the series for every $17 in the pot. All the remaining step tournaments in the series are freezeout events with no rebuy or add-on. Step 2 costs $16 + $1 to buy-in, takes place 4 times daily and awards one seat in Step 3 for every $80 in the pot. Step 3 has a $75 + $5 direct buy-in, takes place twice a day on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and awards a seat in the final held every other Sunday for every $450 in the pot.
Luvin Poker’s prize packages for the 2011 Punta Cana Poker Classic are valued at $3,000. The Punta Cana Poker Classic 2011 takes place November 8 – 13, 2011.
Doyles Room Poker is offering players a variety of routes to this year’s Punta Cana Poker Classic.
Starting July 9 and running every other Saturday since then, Doyles Room Poker has been holding a Punta Cana Poker Classic Super Satellite. Starting at 6 pm ET, these events have buy-ins of $70+7 but you can earn a seat at one of several satellites with much lower buy-ins.
At fifteen minutes before each hour 9am-6pm a $1 Punta Cana Satellite Turbo Freezeout for a $1+0.10 buy-in. At a quarter to noon, a quarter to 3 pm and a quarter to 6 pm ET is a $0.25 Punta Cana Satellite R&A Turbo for a $0.25+0.02 buy-in. At 9 pm and 10 pm ET is a Punta Cana 1 Seat GTD Turbo Satellite with a $8+0.80 buy-in. All satellites into the Punta Cana Classic Super Satellite run Monday through Friday.
There are also a bevy of Punta Cana Satellites running between 1 pm and 5:30 pm Saturdays for buy-ins ranging from $4+0.40 to $10+1, several with 3 seats in the Super Satellite guaranteed.
There are also several Satellites running 7 pm to 12 am on Saturdays for the next Punta Cana Super Satellite.
Each $3.5K prize package includes the $1,500+150 buy-in into the Punta Cana Poker Classic 2011 main event, 5 nights at the Hard Rock, transportation from and to the airport, food and beverage services all included, access to a variety of cash games, side events and casino games, $1.5K to spend at the hotel on amenities and airfare up to $500.