US First Artic Blast Means More Web Poker and the $4 Mil Super Series

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The weather outside is frightful throughout much of the northern portion of the United States to close out the week as the first artic blast of this new fall/winter season debuted.  The folks from Americas Cardroom say stay inside, turn up the heat or the fireplace, warm up some hot cocoa and get take advantage of their $4 million guarantee Online Super Series.

OSS VIII runs from Wednesday, December 7th through Sunday, December 18th.

From the Americas Cardroom presser:

We’ve packed the schedule with 78 big events with buy-ins as low as $1+0.10. We’re talking direct buy-ins, not satellites. But you’ll find lots of those too, especially for the big events. And there are lots of them.

OSS VIII also features the next $1 million guarantee, set to get underway on the final day of the series. If the last two Million Dollar Sunday tournaments are any indication, this one promises to cover again and break records.

And you don’t have to wait until the last day to go big. You’ll also find a number of big guarantees dotting the schedule, including two $100k GTDs, a $250k GTD, and a $500k GTD. broke the news that Americas Cardroom had cracked the top 5 most trafficked online poker rooms in the world for the first time last week.  They are also now Mac-compatible.

“It’s a great day to be inside and take advantage of this terrific money making opportunity especially with the weather so brutal,” notes Senior Editor Payton O’Brien from her sunny Southern California home. 

Well, not exactly!  Even the folks in much of California find themselves stuck inside with some blustery rain having moved in.

The first arctic blast of the season has begun to blanket parts of the Rockies and Plains with subzero temperatures early Thursday affecting nearly 200 million people.

Meteorologists are warning about a second blast moving into the East Coast and possibly portions of the South late next week.’s recommendation to cope: Stay inside and play some online poker.

- Ace King,