36 WSOP Seats Up for Grabs

WSOP.com have announced further details of the promotions that will be available to new sign-ups when the USA real money site goes live. As can be seen from the press release below, WSOP.com are planning an intensive player recruitment drive. Feast your eyes upon these goodies! 


Starting today, players 21 years of age and older who sign up for a WSOP.com account will automatically be entered into our “36-Seat Giveaway” where the randomly-selected winner will win a seat into the next day’s first WSOP gold bracelet event. One of the events in this promotion is the $111,111 One Drop High-Rollers No-Limit Hold’em tournament that is expected to feature a $10,000,000 prize pool.  In total, $182,333 in WSOP seats, including a seat to the WSOP Main Event is being given away during this one-of-a-kind WSOP.com promotion.

Thus, it is important to sign up today to be eligible for all 36 drawings!

WSOP.com HOT SEAT

In addition to the 36-Seat Giveaway, a “Hot Seat” promotion will allow any player who signs up for a WSOP.com online account and wears their WSOP.com patch on their chest at the table, to be randomly selected to receive 500 bonus dollars deposited directly into their WSOP.com online account, once WSOP.com has received all regulatory approvals.

With 62 WSOP gold bracelet events and three winners promised for the Main Event, this promotion includes $32,000 worth of value to players participating.

THE ONLINE NINE AND THE WSOP.COM ONLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Lastly, WSOP.com is thrilled to introduce the “Online Nine” and the “WSOP.com Online Championships” with an unbelievable $500,000 in added money to be given away.

It all starts with “The $100K Freeroll.”  Anyone who signs up for a WSOP.com online account at the WSOP is automatically entered into a $100,000 Freeroll planned for October. This online poker tournament will be Event #1 of the WSOP.com Online Championships.  There will be no cost to enter but players will need to be in Nevada to participate.

The winner of the $100K Freeroll will not only win the largest portion of the prize pool, but also become the first member of the “Online Nine” competing for an additional $100,000 as part of the offline WSOP Main Event final table “November Nine” festivities at the Rio November 4-5, 2013.

For eight consecutive nights following the $100K Freeroll, WSOP.com will hold online tournaments for those in Nevada with added money going into the prize pool.  Those eight tournaments will feature a combined $300,000 in additional money from WSOP.com.  The winners of these eight tournaments will become the remaining members of the “Online Nine” and win their way to the “Online Nine Champions Freeroll” at the Rio on November 4 and 5.

On November 4th, the “Online Nine” will begin their one-table finale, and play down online to two players.  The final two players return on November 5th, to play down to the winner.  The heads up match will play out live on the featured table on the Penn & Teller Theater stage, preceding the November Nine final battle.

So with a $100,000 Freeroll, $100,000 in prize money for the Online Nine Champions Freeroll, plus $300,000 in additional money added prizing, the WSOP.com Online Championships will be the richest online poker event ever in Nevada with $500,000 being awarded from WSOP.com.

Add the $182,333 in the 36-Seat Giveaway and the $32,000 in the Hot Seat drawings, and players at the Rio during the WSOP this year are looking at more than $700,000 in incentives to be part of the brand new online poker market in Nevada, via WSOP.com

The website WSOP.com remains the hub for all World Series of Poker events, including the latest news, results, live streaming, photos and information from the 44th Annual World Series of Poker.  But in due time, WSOP.com will also give birth to the largest legal online poker room in Nevada.  Stay tuned for launch details.

The 2013 WSOP marks the 44th running of the game’s most prestigious annual tournament.   In 2012, the WSOP generated 74,766 entries, the second-most ever, from 101 different nations.  Players competed for more than $222 million in prize money – the most ever – as a total of 61 championship gold bracelets, globally recognized as the game’s top prize, were awarded. 

To view the entire schedule, visit WSOP.com/2013, where you will be able to download event structures, pre-registration forms and even link it to your Facebook, Twitter or other social network sites.

WSOP.com intends to offer real-money online poker to individuals 21 years of age or older and inside Nevada only after receiving all required regulatory approvals.  

ABOUT THE WSOP

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world, awarding millions of dollars in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is poker’s longest running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970.  In 2012, the event attracted 74,766 entrants from 101 different nations to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and awarded more than $222 million in prize money.  Interested in Online Poker?  Visit WSOP.com to learn about the World Series of Poker and how you can participate.  For more information on the World Series of Poker, please visit our website at www.WSOP.com.

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