April 06, 2011 05:52 ET

Online Poker Satellites For Unibet Open Online & Unibet Open Barcelona Launched

Unibet.com Ramps Up Qualifiers For Two Upcoming Poker Main Events - Unibet Open Online and Unibet Open Barcelona

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - April 6, 2011) - Season three of the Unibet Open remains online again next month at Unibet.com with the second €300 + €20 buy in Unibet Open Online (UOO) on May 15, 2011 at 19:00 CET.

The event has a guaranteed prize pool of €25,000 and players start with 10,000 in chips and a one-hour clock.

The top 10 of the Unibet Open Online tournament will get points for the Unibet Open 2011 season leader board which will award an estimated €100,000 plus to the season's most consistent players across 10 tournaments.

Daily qualification for May's Unibet Open Online is now underway at Unibet.com:

Mon-Wed 22:00 CET: €55+5 UOO final satellite (use UO ticket or cash to buy-in)
Thu-Sun 22:00 CET: €100+10 UOO final satellite (use UO ticket or cash to buy-in)

Players can qualify for these satellites via daily freerolls and €2 feeder satellites. Simply log on to the Unibet poker software, click on 'Tournaments', then 'Unibet Open' or 'All' to find routes to suit all pockets.

The first Unibet Open Online held on April 3 was won by Roger Ersberg who gained 40 points for the leader board and now sits in 21st place.

He won €9,819 for his heads up victory over Unibet's UK ambassador Alex Rousso.

Elsewhere qualification for stop four on the tour, the Unibet Open Barcelona main event, is underway at Unibet.com with freerolls and €2 feeders each day for €2,500 packages which include four nights accommodation, buy in to the €1,500 + €150 main event, daily breakfast and dinner and €300 towards travel expenses.

In mid-March Mateusz Moolhuizen of Holland won the first live Unibet Open main event of 2011 taking down €117,000 for his victory in Malta.

Moolhuizen topped the 293-strong field in the €1,650 buy in event which created a prize pool of €417,525 at the Casino at Portomaso on the Mediterranean island, clinching his victory with the heads up defeat of fellow Dutchman Tobias Peters. He currently tops the leader board with 76 points.

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