|By Marketwire .||
|November 8, 2012 01:00 AM EST||
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- PKR is one of the most popular online poker websites in the world and with guaranteed cash prizes like $75,000 up for grabs every month, it's little wonder why. This week the brand spotlights the 10 main tournaments to keep an eye on.
PKR is a regular hunting ground for British poker prodigies like Jake Cody and the pros understandably stick to the high-roller tables. The good thing about PKR is that these same tables not out of reach for the regular player - you can grab a seat at the monthly $75k PKR Masters tournament for just $2, by qualifying through one of its satellite events.
Sharing a 3D table with some of the best in the business can be understandably daunting for the more casual poker player - which is why PKR open up their tournament schedule to the masses, running competitions on a daily, weekly, fortnightly and monthly basis.(i)
Players can choose from a variety entry routes to each tournament; direct buy-ins are always welcomed but there is often the option to enter via a satellite event. Satellite tables are popular on the site because winning can lead to a free seat at one of the major poker tournaments.
A spokesperson for PKR commented:
'Being able to pay out pools of up to $75,000 every month is awesome for us. It's worth remembering that these pots are guaranteed and they often inflate way over that price when thousands of runners start booking their seats. We can't thank the members enough for helping PKR reach this position and long may the big money tournaments continue.'
Details of the top ten competitions are listed below but to start playing right now, visit www.pkr.com.
(i) PKR Masters Prize-pool: $75k GTD Buy-in: $270 The big draw: Aside from the five-figure prize, this tournament is often used by players to gain exposure and build their reputation on the online circuit; the televised final table goes out to over 35 million homes and is hosted by members of Team PKR Pro. (First Saturday of every month) Main Event Prize-pool: $20k GTD Buy-in: $35 The big draw: A two-day tournament has a guaranteed prize-pool of almost 600x the buy-in, is one of the favourites amongst PKR's regulars. (Second Sunday of every month) Sunday Open Prize-pool: $15k GTD Buy-in: $30 (Three Sundays a month) Mini Masters Prize-pool: $20k GTD Buy-in: $6 (Third Saturday of every month) Grand Prix Prize-pool: $7.5k GTD Buy-in: $50 (Every Sunday) PKR Open Bounty Prize-pool: $6k GTD Buy-in: $20 (Once a month) PKR Open Prize-pool: $5.5k GTD Buy-in: $20 (Nightly) Monte Carlo Prize-pool: $4k GTD Buy-in: $50 + $25 add-on (Nightly) Primetime Prize-pool: $4k GTD Buy-in: $30 (Six nights a week) The Prestige Prize-pool: $3k GTD Buy-in: $100 (Daily)
PKR is a revolutionary new concept in online poker that has changed the way the game is played. Featuring stunning real-time 3D graphics and a uniquely engaging and immersive gaming system, PKR brings an unparalleled and previously unseen level of realism to online poker. Developed by some of the brightest stars in the video games and poker industries, PKR continues to be the most innovative poker room in the world.