December 08, 2011 13:54 ET

Poker770 & Mega Poker Series Announced Live Poker Tour With Estimated Prize Pool of EUR 200,000!

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 8, 2011) - The Mega Poker Series is a special live tournament series with an enormous starting stack of 77,000 Chips and Blind Levels that last 77 minutes. It provides excellent general conditions for all players to show their skills at the poker tables, whether they are Pros or just started playing poker. So far the Tour will consist of 4 Events in 2012 and the first two tournaments are set in Vienna (Casino Montesino) Nottingham (Dusk Till Dawn Poker Club) and SPA in Belgium (Casino de SPA).

Here is an overview of the facts:

  • 4 Events in 2012, first two in Vienna and Nottingham
  • Tournament Buy-In: € 770
  • Starting Stack: 77,000 Chips
  • Blind Levels: 77 minutes
  • Two starting days and 4 days of poker action in total
  • Estimated prize pool of € 200,000

The event series powered by Poker770, however the Online Qualifiers will be listed throughout the iPoker network by December 5th and every week players can participate in two Main Satellites where at least one package worth 1,500 € is guaranteed. Furthermore, there is an opportunity to earn a VIP pass through Poker770 with additional benefits that only VIP players can take advantage of.

  • Online step qualifiers with two weekly finals that offer 1 package worth € 1,500 guaranteed
  • Two live satellites at the location with a buy-in of 77€ + 8€
  • Direct buy-in for 700€ + 70€ available

To become a VIP for the Mega Poker Series, you have to earn 1770 Points on Poker770 in the promotion period before each stop of the tour. Players who registered for the Mega Deep Tour event through their Poker770 players account or qualified online on Poker770 can benefit from the Mega Deep Tour VIP promotions:

  • Exclusive Players Party
  • VIP HOTSHOT: the 10 VIP's that bust the closest before the money will play in a special SNG, where the top 2 get a package for the next event
  • Most Evil bad beat of Mega Poker Series Main Event: The person with the most evil Bad Beat of the event will get a Tablet pc - special conditions for the bad beat apply.
  • Bounty on Pro Poker Players 770: Bust a Poker770 Pro in a MPS event and receive an online token for the next Freeze out Satellite
  • Extra points for the yearly leader board: Each VIP player gets 10 Points for participating in a Mega Poker Series event and additional 15 Points if they reach the top 40.

The first event will take place from January 18th to 22nd 2012 at the Montesino Casino in Vienna.

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