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Twenty Events to Choose From During the PKR Oktoberfest

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If you have been waiting for an opportunity to take the new PKR 3.0 poker software for a spin, this Friday is the perfect time to do so because it marks the start of the latest edition of Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest is PKR’s annual online poker festival. This year’s Oktoberfest runs for 10 days from Friday 24 October through to Sunday 2 November and features 10 tournaments with combined estimated prize pool of more than $80,000. When you factor in the 10 Oktoberfest Mini event and their prize pools there should be $100,000 to play for.

Kicking off the festival is the $20 buy-in Deep Stack 6 Seater with the $30 buy-in Championship bringing Oktoberfest to a thrilling conclusion.

2014 Oktoberfest Schedule

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-InExpected Prize pool
Fri 24 Oct6:45pm#1 Deep Stack (6 Seater)$20$8,000
Sat 25 Oct6:45pm#2 Triple Chance$30$9,000
Sun 26 Oct7:00pm#3 Extra Levels$30$13,000
Mon 27 Oct7:45pm#4 Double Chance (6 Seater)$20$6,000
Tue 28 Oct7:45pm#5 Eliminator (6 Seater)$20$5,000
Wed 29 Oct7:45pm#6 Bounty$20$6,000
Thu 30 Oct7:45pm#7 Deep ‘n’ Steep$20$5,000
Fri 31 Oct7:45pm#8 Gold Rush (6 Seater)$3.50 rebuy$7,000
Sat 1 Nov7:45pm#9 Two Day 1R1A$20$11,000
Sun 2 Nov7:00pm#10 Championship$30$13,000

Running alongside the Oktoberfest is the Oktoberfest Mini, which as the name suggests, is a low buy-in version of the main series. Around $13,000 is expected to be paid out across the 10 low stakes events, which all run on the same days as the larger Oktoberfest and this could see the prize pool skyrocket.

2014 Oktoberfest Mini Schedule

DateTime (GMT)EventBuy-InExpected Prize pool
Fri 24 Oct6:40pm#1 Deep Stack (6 Seater)$3.50$1,500
Sat 25 Oct6:40pm#2 Triple Chance$3.50$1,500
Sun 26 Oct7:40pm#3 Extra Levels$3.50$1,500
Mon 27 Oct7:40pm#4 Double Chance (6 Seater)$ 3.50$1,500
Tue 28 Oct7:40pm#5 Eliminator (6 Seater)$ 3.50$1,500
Wed 29 Oct7:40pm#6 Bounty$3.50$1,500
Thu 30 Oct7:40pm#7 Deep ‘n’ Steep$3.50$1,500
Fri 31 Oct7:40pm#8 Bronze Rush (6 Seater)$0.60 rebuy$1,500
Sat 1 Nov7:40pm#9 Two Day 1R1A$3.50$2,000
Sun 2 Nov7:40pm#10 Championship$6$3,000

During both the Oktoberfest and the mini version, PKR awards you with leaderboard points based on your finishing position. Once the festival is complete, the top 40 points earners win cash prizes ranging from $3.50 up to a cool $500.

As if being able to play in these superb series wasn’t enough to get you hot under the collar, signing up for a PKR account via PokerNews entitles you to a special welcome package worth more than $250.

Download PKR and use the bonus code PNKICKSTART when making your first deposit to receive the following package:

  • $5 cash added to your account
  • 30 tickets to PKR Daily $200 premium freerolls
  • 2 x $3.50 tickets to play any tournament or sit-and-go of your choice
  • Automatic upgrade to enjoy the benefits of Club PKR
  • 1,000 PKR points to spend on your avatar, buy into premium freerolls or spend in PKR’s store
  • Access to monthly Club PKR freerolls with $15,000 in prizes

So test out PKR’s new software during Oktoberfest armed with this value-packed package. You know it makes sense.

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