..

Punta Cana Poker Classic to Guarantee Half Million Prize Pool: Represents 500 Percent Increase

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Aug/26/2011
Punta Cana Poker Classic

Organizers of The Punta Cana Poker Classic announced that they will guarantee half a million dollars in its prize pool this year. The Texas Hold‘em tournament will be held from November 8thto 13that the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

The 500% increase to last year’s prize pool makes this year’s Punta Cana Poker Classic one of the biggest land based tournaments in the Caribbean this year. The event exceeded turnout expectations in its inaugural event in 2010 by more than doubling its $100,000 guaranteed prize pool to more than $200,000.
 

Join Jenny Woo and the Gang From Gambling911.com Reporting Live From Punta Cana for This Event - November 8 thru 13
 

Event organizer JR commented on the announcement: ’This year we want to make it really big. Last year the tournament was awesome and players were really satisfied. We are guaranteeing half a million dollars and a very international feel. We are in the process of confirming some ’A’ list celebrities that want to attend our event. We’re going to make this the coolest event in the Caribbean.’

Packages can be bought directly for $3,000, which includes 5 nights at the all-inclusive five star Punta Cana Hard Rock Hotel, the $1500 + $150 buy-in, and a $1500 hotel credits that can be used for spa, golf, and tours from the hotel.

Organizers are actively scouting poker operators to send their players to the event by qualifying online. Unlike many other land based tournaments, the Punta Cana Poker Classic is a non-branded event and gives all online operators the option to send their players. ’We invite any and all poker operators to send their players and to use Punta Cana Poker Classic as a marketing tool to reward their loyal players,’ said JR. ’The idea is to share an amazing location with players from all over the world doing what they love, which is playing poker.’

 

About the Punta Cana Poker Classic

Poker News

What Time is the 2nd Round of the Hellmuth Negreanu Duel?

What Time is the 2nd Round of the Hellmuth Negreanu Duel?

The “High Stakes Duel" pits pros Daniel Negreanu, the top money earner, against Phil Hellmuth, the record bracelet holder.

Susie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Again

Susie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Again

The 33-year-old poker player was bound, sexually assaulted, and burned alive.

Results of Record-Breaking 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Announced

Results of Record-Breaking 2021 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Announced

Celebrating its 10-year partnership, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and World Poker Tour (WPT) announce the results of a record-breaking 2021 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown. There were 2,482 entries in the tournament’s $3,500 WPT NLH Championship producing a prize pool of $7,942,400.

Online Poker Tournament Strategy Guide : 5 Tips to Win Big by Betting Small Stakes

Online Poker Tournament Strategy Guide : 5 Tips to Win Big by Betting Small Stakes

Small stakes online poker is something that can be painstakingly long, and frustrating at times. Yet, despite this, it can still be fantastically fun to play and dedicate your time to. In any gambling game, it can be super difficult to not actually enjoy your time while you play and compete against other players.

BetMGM Launches BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania

BetMGM Launches BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania

BetMGM today announced the launch of BetMGM Poker and Borgata Poker in Pennsylvania, giving customers access to benefits tied to Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City as well as other MGM Resorts casino-resorts nationwide.

Syndicate