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  • Giovanni AngioniGiovanni Angioni


  • If you like free money, you can't miss the opportunity to play for $5,000 in a restricted freeroll.

  • If you like free money, you can't miss this $5,000 tournament in May. Check out how to play for a share of $5k for free.

Big freerolls are a hard thing to come by these days. With more and more poker sites asking you to play for Tournament Dollars and tickets, it almost feels the good old days when one could build a healthy bankroll one freeroll after the other are a thing of the past.

To fight the nostalgia, every month PokerStars gives you the opportunity to relive the good old days of online poker and play in a $5,000 event at no cost.

Next Up: A $5,000 Freeroll on May 8

The next $5,000 freeroll at PokerStars begins at 15:05 ET on May 8 and, if you are loyal to PokerNews, you can already look for the event and book a seat. Qualifying for the tournament is easy and is something any player that opened an account at the poker room through our links and used our marketing codes can meet.

Scenario #1. You already play at PokerStars. Considering that PokerStars is the largest online poker site on the planet, chances are that you already have an account there. If you opened your account through PokerNews and you made your first deposit after January 1, 2016, - simply register to the event and get ready to play.

Scenario #2. You don’t have an account at PokerStars. In this case, the process is quite simple:

By doing this, you will get the right to participate to all the PokerNews-exclusive $5,000 tournaments running at PokerStars from May through December 2016.

Scenario #3: All the other scenarios. If you did not open your account through PokerNews or you don’t want to do that before May 8, we are sorry but you can’t join the event.

When Is It?

The $5,000 GTD. private freeroll can be found in PokerStars' lobby with the information below:

  • Name: PokerNews $5k
  • Date: May 8, 2016
  • Tournament ID: TBA
  • Time: 15:05 ET (registration ends after 2 levels)
  • Qualification: For PokerNews players that made their first deposit in 2016 - no VPP requirement

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