Online News: 2022 WSOP Spring Circuit at Natural8 – GGNetwork; Winamax hosts qualifiers for WSOP Las Vegas; PokerStars Italy’s Sunday Million surpasses global prize pool

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2022 WSOP Spring Circuit at Natural8 – GGNetwork

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All stops at the moment can be found at Asia’s largest poker room for the biggest online event this season. Natural8 – GGNetwork’s ongoing World Series of Poker Spring Circuit festival posts an exciting lineup of 18 Circuit Rings awarded through the 17th. With the festival already halfway through, nine champions are yet to be crowned with coveted titles, premium top prizes and a plethora of bonuses exclusive to the platform.

Nine days left to go and the series is well on its way to crushing the combined $100,000,000 guarantee with the biggest Main Event $5 million prize pool also yet to come. Qualifiers to its new Mystery Bounty tournaments and concluding Main Event are currently underway for a chance to claim the largest top prizes of the prime series. Aside from winning official WSOP Rings, champions of the featured events will likewise get the following additional perks:

Invitation to the $1,000,000 Tournament of Champions
$1,500 entry to the Millionaire Maker WSOP Bracelet Event
Access to the Platinum Lounge at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino during WSOP
Caesars Rewards – Diamond Status
GGTeam Champion Status
Special Ring Badge Reward

Moreover, Natural8 Ring Event winners are set to receive bonus LiveX Sponsorships valued as high as $88,888 for the Main Event champion.

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2022 WSOP Spring Circuit Schedule

Date
Day
Time
Event
Buy-in
GTD

4/9
Sat
18:00
#10: $525 MONSTER STACK Bounty NLH [2-Day Event]
$525
$500,000

4/9
Sat
20:30
#11: $210 MYSTERY BOUNTY, $1M GTD [Final Day]
$210
$1,000,000

4/10
Sun
17:00
#12: $1,050 GGMasters NLH Circuit Championship [2-Day Event]
$1,050
$1,500,000

4/10
Sun
20:00
#13: $2,000 High Roller 6-Max No Limit Hold’em (2-Day Event]
$2,000
$1,000,000

4/12
Tue
18:00
#14: $800 6-Max NLH Championship [2-Day Event]
$800
$1,000,000

4/14
Thu
18:00
#15: $105 DOUBLE STACK Bounty NLH [2-Day Event]
$105
$500,000

4/16
Sat
18:00
#16: $1,111 Red Cross Charity Event NLH [2-Day Event]
$1,111
$500,000

4/16
Sat
20:30
#17: $2,100 MYSTERY BOUNTY HR, $2M GTD [Final Day]
$2,100
$2,000,000

4/17
Sun
20:30
#18: $525 Main Event, $5M GTD [Final Day]
$525
$5,000,000

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Winamax hosts qualifiers for WSOP Las Vegas

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With the prestigious WSOP festival back on schedule, poker players all over the world are making plans of heading to Sin City this summer for a chance to win one of the 88 gold bracelets up for grabs. Luckily for the French and Spanish market, Europe’s online poker giant Winamax is offering qualifiers to the $10,000 Main Event and other featured side events for a fraction of the price. 

Having extended its official partnership with the brand, players on the Winamax platform can join its weekly satellite campaign for as low as €10. Two main qualifiers run each week with the Sunday satellite at 9 p.m. running through June 5th, awarding an exceptional WSOP Main Event package with an indicative value of €11,650 including:

Registration for the WSOP® Main Event (buy-in: $10,000).
€2,500 in cash to organize your stay.
Your entry to the Players Party Winamax.
Reception at the airport in French.
Transfer to your hotel.
Bilingual help and assistance to make the “total rewards” card (required to play the WSOP tournaments) and withdraw your seat for the tournament.

Feeder satellites every Sunday a few hours prior to the main qualifier will also be available for those looking for less expensive options.

6 p.m. – Registration: €50. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €250 guaranteed.
7 p.m. – Registration: €20. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €250 guaranteed.
8 p.m. – Registration: €50. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €250 guaranteed.

While the Main Event remains to be the highlight of the festival, players can chime in and try their luck on the site’s great value satellites for other eye-catching WSOP events. Packages for two tournaments of your choice among the three tournaments are likewise offered every Tuesday at 9 p.m. through May 24th with every package valued at €4,575.

​​Registration for two WSOP® 2022 events to choose from among events 66, 68 and 71

€2,500 in cash to organize your stay.
Your entry to the Players Party Winamax.
Reception at the airport in French.
Transfer to your hotel.
Bilingual help and assistance to make the “total rewards” card (required to play the WSOP tournaments) and withdraw your seat for the tournament.

#66: $1,000 MINI Main Event No-Limit Hold’em (freezeout) from the 1st to July 3
#68: $1,000 Million Dollar Bounty No-Limit Hold’em – Flight from July 2 to July 6 with 3 days 1 from July 2 to 4
#71: $1,111 One More for One Drop No-Limit Hold’ em – Flight from July 7 to 13 with 3 days 1 from July 7 to 9
*If you choose #66 and #68, the remaining $111 will be paid into your Winamax account

Similarly, even those with lower bankrolls can join in on the fun with step satellites also available every Tuesday at times indicated below.

6 p.m. – Registration: €20. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €125 guaranteed.
7 p.m. – Registration: €10. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €125 guaranteed.
8 p.m. – Registration: €20. Unlimited re-entries. 1 ticket at €125 guaranteed.

PokerStars Italy’s Sunday Million surpasses global prize pool

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Online poker giant PokerStars has well dominated the virtual scene for years with its legendary seven-figured tournaments, a vision of success for many of its competitors. This year’s games are of the same caliber with its Sunday Million franchise surpassing the initial million dollar guarantee. While the global site recorded an impressive $1.22 million prize pool, PokerStars Italy’s version, much to everyone’s surprise, exceeded €1.2 million (~US$ 1.35 million), reported firstly at PRO.

The freezeout PKO tournament catering to the Italian market posed a more expensive buy-in of €250 in comparison to the dot-com site’s. The one-off edition however, welcomed 5,397 players and generated a celebratory prize pool which amounted to a whopping €1,214,325.

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Janette Dee

Graduated from De La Salle University, Janette works as a full time teacher in Manila, Philippines. She has long joined the local poker community as a recreational player for the last decade. Having a natural love for the game, she decided to branch out into a different avenue of poker. Currently, Janette works for Somuchpoker as a content writer reporting local and international news for the site.

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