Take Part in the $9,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League

$9,000 Western European League

The $9,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League is open to everyone and still up for grabs, so download PokerStars and take to the tables!

Another $9,000 PokerNews PokerStars League event has been entered into the record books and this time it was Ruegenkult who took down the win.

While the win puts Ruegenkult in a good position on the league leaderboard, it is Mammaatje who currently sits as the king of the castle after taking part in the first three events and showing consistent form.

$9,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League Leaderboard

PlacePlayerPoints
1stMammaatje27
2ndbuxiboy23
3rdPuffie123
4thjefrutten21
5thRuegenkult21
6thegjoer18
7thhsv franky18
8thRotti 198317
9thSylvia1A17
10therwin858516

The next event is scheduled for tonigh, Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 1900GMT and will be a $5+0.50 No Limit Hold’em Deepstack event and features a very generous $150 added prize pool.

Remember that the $9,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League is open to players from all regions and it’s not too late to start playing in the league events every Wednesday at 1900GMT.

Weekly $9,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League Tournaments

4: Nov. 2 at 1900 GMT — $5+$0.5 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($150 added)
5: Nov. 9 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-up ($100 added)
6: Nov. 16 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 NL Full Ring ($100 added)
7: Nov. 23 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 NL Turbo ($100 added)
8: Nov. 30 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 PL 6-max ($100 added)
9: Dec. 7 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($100 added)
10: Dec. 14 at 1900 GMT — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-Up ($100 added)

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Players receive one league point just for participating in any of the league tournaments, while the top 10 players each week cash in on the most league points.

If players think it’s too late to start playing in the league, think again as the exciting wild card tournament opportunity allows players to earn double league points in one chosen event. This means if you choose carefully and end up winning your wild card event, you could find yourself at the top of the leader board after just one week!

To choose a wild card event players need to announce it prior to the start of the chosen event on the dedicated forum thread.

League Point Payout Structure

PlaceLeague Points
1st20
2nd16
3rd14
4th12
5th10
6th8
7th6
8th4
9th2
10th1

Follow the leaderboard standings!

The PokerStars PokerNews League Final is what all the players are aiming to qualify for and it will be the top 27 on the league leaderboard who will take to the final on Dec. 21 at 1900GMT.

The top 18 finishers in the league final will receive a share of the $9,000 which is up for grabs thanks to PokerStars and PokerNews

$9,000 Western European League Final Payout Structures

*PlacePrize
130%
220%
311.9%
48%
56.5%
65%
73.5%
82.6%
91.7%
101.2%
111.2%
121.2%
131.2%
141.2%
151.2%
161.2%
171.2%
181.2%

In addition to the $0,000 PokerNews PokerStars Western European League which can played by anyone, there is also seven region-specific leagues. The Australasian League is also open to all players, while each of the other region league are locked to players with accounts based in specific countries This gives players the opportunity to win a share of up to $24,000 in added prize pools by playing in a total of three PokerNews leagues!

Click on the links below to see leader board standings and view all the details of your region’s league!

Iberian League: The league features a $4,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Portugal and Spain.

Western European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Austria and the Netherlands.

Central European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Solvenia, Balkans, Czech Republic and Hungary.

Eastern European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Romania, Bulgaria, the Russian Federation, Poland and Ukraine.

Nordic League: The league features a $4,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Baltic League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players based in Estonia, Israel, Turkey, Lithuania and Latvia.

Australasian League: The league features a $5,000 prize pool and is targeted at players with accounts based in Japan, Korea, China, India and Australia. (This league is also open to everyone.)

If you want to take part in the PokerNews Leagues but don’t have an account be sure to sign-up to PokerStars through PokerNews and utilize our 100% up to $600 first-deposit bonus by using the marketing code UKPOKERNEWS and the bonus code STARS600.

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