In just over 24 hours the 2008 WSOP* will kick off with Event 1, but for those of you who have yet to secure a ticket for the greatest poker event of the year, PokerNews is still offering numerous possibilities for you to win a prize package for the World Series of Poker Main Event.
Perhaps the most valuable WSOP* prize package this year can be won at Pacific Poker. On Saturday May 31 at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT and Wednesday June 11 at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT,, Pacific Poker is giving away a WSOP* prize package worth $17,000. To qualify, players will need to finish in the top three of a PokerNews Daily WSOP* Qualifier Freeroll or in the top eight in a PokerNews Daily $5 + $0.50 Qualifier. Qualification periods for each freeroll are as follows;
Saturday May 31 at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT
PokerNews Daily WSOP* Qualifier Freeroll (Daily at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT from May 21 - May 30)
PokerNews Daily $5 + $0.50 Qualifiers (Daily at 14:30 EST/15:30 EDT from May 21 - May 30)
Wednesday June 11 at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT
PokerNews Daily WSOP* Qualifier Freeroll (Daily at 14:00 EST/15:00 EDT from June 1 - June 10)
PokerNews Daily $5 + $0.50 Qualifiers (Daily at 14:30 EST/15:30 EDT from June 1 - June 10)
Players who qualify for one of the two $17,000 freerolls will have to register manually for the tournament. But there's not much time left, so download Pacific Poker through PokerNews today, register a new account, make a deposit and off you go!
Duplicate Poker will be holding a $12,500 Team PokerNews Freeroll on Sunday June 1 at 19:05 EST/20:05 EDT. In order to qualify for this freeroll, players will need to download Duplicate Poker through PokerNews, register a new account and either play $100 worth of tournaments or earn 100 bonus points. Players have up to 24 hours before the start of the freeroll to meet all requirements, and once qualified, players will automatically be registered for the Team PokerNews Freeroll.
On Friday June 6 at 14:30 EST/15:30 EDT players have yet another chance to win a WSOP* prize package. Poker770 will be giving away 1 WSOP* Main Event package in their $12,500 Team PokerNews Freeroll. Players who want to take part in this freeroll need to download Poker770 through PokerNews, open a new account, make a deposit and collect 300 Poker770 points between May 6 and June 2. Qualified players must manually register for the freeroll when registration opens.
Last but not least is the $13,000 Team PokerNews Freeroll at Mansion Poker on Saturday June 14 at 07:00 EST/08:00 EDT. To enter this freeroll players will need to download Mansion Poker via PokerNews, register a new account, make a deposit and collect 200. Mansion Poker Points between May 10 and June 5 (end 23:59 GMT).
Players who already have existing accounts with the above poker rooms are still allowed to take part provided you originally signed up through PokerNews and have completed all other entry requirements.
All of the above prize packages include the $10,000 buy-in for the 2008 World Series of Poker* Main Event, cash for travel and some additional goodies to ensure your experience at the Series is one you will never want to forget!
*World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah's License Company, LLC ("Harrah's"). Harrah's does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with PokerNews Ltd or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.