Yes, you read that right, £500,000! – that is worth about One Million US Dollars – has been put up in guaranteed winnings for players who enter the Golden Cup Series of Poker.
This golden opportunity for tournament riches for the everyday online poker player is being made available to you when you join Sun Poker a leading CryptoLogic-powered poker room. Plus, there are seats at the Caribbean Poker Classic up for grabs.
The Golden Cup Series of Poker is a one-week long series of poker tournaments with huge Pound Sterling guaranteed prizes. Players can enter them should they wish by qualifying via satellites and super-satellites. This means that for as little as £2, you could end up playing for guaranteed prize pools amounting to £500,000. Half a Million Pounds certainly sounds the business to us here at UK Poker News.
What follows is the itinerary of the main events, but qualifying starts on Sun Poker if you want to take the cheap route, and why should you not?
Monday, 4th June - £100 + £9 No Limit Hold'em – Guarantee £30,000.
Tuesday, 5th June - £200 + £15 No Limit Hold'em – Guarantee £45,000.
Wednesday, 6th June - £300 + £20 No Limit Hold'em – Guarantee £60,000.
Thursday, 7th June - £150 + £12 Fixed Limit Hold'em - Guarantee £15,000.
Friday, 8th June - £500 + £30 No Limit Hold'em – Guarantee £100,000.
Saturday, 9th June - £250 + £17 - Fixed Limit Hold'em - Guarantee £25,000.
Sunday, 10th June - £1,000 + £50 - No Limit Hold'em – Guarantee £225,000.
These will be generously chipped events allowing plenty of poker play. Players will receive triple chips (4,500) for the preliminary events, and there will be a huge starting stack of 10,000 chips for the final event. Blinds will increase every 30 minutes in the £1,000 Golden Cup Final.
To qualify for these events should you not want to buy in directly, there are satellites starting at £2, through to £15, qualifying for weekly super-satellites with buy-ins from £13 to £120.
On top of everything else on offer, there are mouth-watering prizes on offer to the top tournament players in this Golden Cup Series. The top four Best All-Around Players during the GCSOP will win:
1st Place - $10,000 Caribbean Poker Classic Main Event Package, $5,000 Cash and the Golden Cup Award
2nd Place - $10,000 Caribbean Poker Classic Main Event Package
3rd Place - $4,000 Caribbean Poker Classic Lite Package
4th Place - $1,000 Cash
Don't forget, for new players to Sun Poker, there is also a $10,000 Exclusive Freeroll!
There are so many reasons to join Sun Poker today. Play the $10k Freeroll and qualify for £500,000 Golden Cup Series of Poker!