Party Poker Announces Pokerfest II

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Party Poker has revived the player favorite Pokerfest, the world’s biggest poker festival, and this time around the site has added $500,000 more to the prize pool. Pokerfest II features a $3.5 million guaranteed prize pool, including a $1 million main event and 47 online poker tournaments and side events. This time around, Pokerfest II also includes jackpot prizes like $14,000 WSOP 2012 packages, iPods and iPads, and $50,000 in cash.

PartyPoker’s Pokerfest II runs from April 22nd through May 6th, 2012, culminating in a million dollar guaranteed main event with a $640 direct buy-in and satellites starting at $1.

There are several different ways to qualify for Pokerfest II events, with different qualification structures depending on the Pokerfest II event buy-in cost. So there’s a $640 main event structure, and structures for events with buyins of $1060, $530, $215, $99, and $55.Then, within each structure, may be several different qualifier paths to victory, including $55 MEGA Friday Satellites and Qualifier Extras where 1 in 4 players win Pokerfest II main event seats.

Party Poker is also keeping three leaderboards totaling $50k in addition prizes for each of three buy-in and stakes ranges:
• points – $2,500 prize pool; 250 places paid; $250 to 1st place
• low – $15,000 prize pool; 500 places paid; $1,250 to 1st place
• high – $32,500 prize pool; 500 places paid; $2,500 to 1st place

There are also a bevy of Party Poker Pokerfest II side events, including Daily Dollar side events and Pokerfest II Jackpots.

Free WSOP with Bodog Poker

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Bodog Poker wants to give new depositing players a chance to play in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event for free. All new depositors for April will receive entry into four special freerolls that will award ten tickets to $37 WSOP satellite tournaments. Even if you have had the software, but have yet to deposit, you can qualify for this promotion. The freeroll tournaments will run on April 16,23,30 and May 7 2011. New depositors could be well on their way to a WSOP Main Event seat for free!

If an April new depositor buys into at least $100 worth of WSOP qualifiers will qualify for a June 26, 2011 freeroll that will award threeBodog Swag Bags that Bodog WSOP players receive in Vegas. Additionally, if you buy into $500 worth of Bodog WSOP qualifiers (still April first time depositors), you will receive a ticket to a freeroll on June 25, 2011 that will award a Las Vegas trip. The trip looks like it will be totally set up and bought by Bodog with no cash value.

This is a good deal for players who may have been considering an initial Bodog Poker deposit.

Bodog Poker Kicks Off WSOP Qualifying

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Bodog Poker Kicks Off WSOP Qualifying  

Win your chance to play for the biggest prize in the world
The world’s largest betting brand, Bodog, has kicked off its series of 2011 World Series of Poker qualifying tournaments. Texas Hold’Em poker players are invited to enter multiple tournaments with the potential of securing a seat to the main WSOP event beginning July 7 in Las Vegas.

For as little as $1, players can enter Bodog poker qualifying tournaments to be in with a chance of heading to Las Vegas, playing poker in the $9,000,000 Main Event and, of course, attending the legendary Bodog parties.

“ Bodog has a long history of sending player to the WSOP and we would love another of our players to take a bracelet in 2011,” says Bodog Poker Manager Nicholas Sims. “Most poker players dream of ending up in Vegas partying, with a WSOP bracelet, not to mention the millions of dollars that can be won at WSOP.”

If you’re thinking it can’t be you, think again. Every Bodog poker player participating in a qualifying tournament has a 1 in 25 chance of winning a WSOP seat. But that’s not all, all players also benefit from Bodog’s personalized, comfortable poker playing experience.

All poker players are invited to visit Bodog Poker to enter all WSOP qualifying tournaments.