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$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway

Welcome the summer in with style with the exclusive $5,000 PokerNews Summer Speedway promotion on PKR.

Running between Aug. 1 and Sept. 25 the $5,000 PokerNews Summer Speedway features five PokerNews-exclusive freerolls, each boasting a prize pool of $1,000. Along with the prize money on offer, one aspect of this promotion that really stands out are the entry requirements, which are extremely low. Also, with this promotion being a PokerNews-exclusive the field sizes should be much smaller than in a typical freeroll tournament.

In order to gain entry to the next available $5,000 PokerNews Summer Speedway freeroll you must earn 500 PKR Points and for every 500 PKR Points you earn thereafter you will gain entry to another freeroll, up to a maximum of five $1,000 freerolls. PKR Points are easy to earn as they are awarded at a rate of 100 per $1 generated in rake so you could find yourself eligible to play in $5,000 worth of freerolls for just $50 in rake.

If you do not have a PKR account then now is the perfect time to change that fact because by downloading PKR through PokerNews and making your first deposit will not only entitle you to a choice of three sign-up bonuses but you will also gain access to two $5k PokerNews Summer Speedway freerolls too.

Please note the two $1,000 freeroll entries are only available to new players who download PKR through PokerNews, use our bonus codes and make their first deposit at least 48-hours prior to one of the $1,000 freerolls taking place.

The first $1,000 freeroll in the $5k PokerNews Summer Speedway promotion takes place at 19:00 GMT on Aug. 28, with each subsequent freeroll taking place at the same time on subsequent Tuesdays. The table below shows the full schedule.

DateTime (GMT)Tournament NameQualification Period (GMT)Prize Pool
Aug. 2819:00$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway #1Aug. 1, 00:00-Aug. 26, 23:59$1,000
Sept. 419:00$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway #2Aug. 1, 00:00-Sept. 2, 23:59$1,000
Sept. 1119:00$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway #3Aug. 1, 00:00-Sept. 9, 23:59$1,000
Sept. 1819:00$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway #4Aug. 1, 00:00-Sept. 16, 23:59$1,000
Sept. 2519:00$5k PokerNews Summer Speedway #5Aug. 1, 00:00-Sept. 23, 23:59$1,000

As you can see from the schedule, the qualification period for all five freerolls began at midnight on Aug. 1 which means even those of you who play the micro-stakes will have plenty of time in which to accumulate 1,000 PKR Points for at least one freeroll entry.

Each of the freerolls will see players sit down with a generous starting stack containing 3,000 chips and play to blinds that increase every 10-minutes, starting at just 10/20, so there will be plenty of room to play some real poker in them.

New players who download PKR through PokerNews will be able to choose from one of three sign-up bonuses. Enter the bonus code "PNPKR5" and you will receive $5 free when you make your first deposit. If you would like a more substantial bonus then enter the bonus code "PNPKR150" for a 100% match up to $150 bonus. Last, but certainly not least, is the bonus code "PNPKR500" that awards a massive 125% up to $500 first deposit bonus.

Get involved in the $5k PokerNews Summer Speedway promotion and see the summer in with style.

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