April 21, 2011 09:01 ET

The Most Popular PKR Festival is Back!

$120,000 Springfest Starts Friday

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - April 21, 2011) - Online poker room have announced that Springfest will begin on Friday, 22 April and run through to Sunday, 8 May with $120,000 in expected prizepools to be won across 12 events.

With a schedule designed to appeal to poker players of all levels and bankrolls, Springfest kicks-off this Friday at 18:00 GMT in the shape of an $8,000 EXP Deeper and Steeper tournament. Other events likely to be popular with players include a $20,000 EXP Super Deep Stack and a $10,000 EXP Speed (7 seater).

As with previous Springfest's, on Wednesday, 27 April players will also have the chance to scoop added bonus cash amounts by eliminating PKR Staff and Pro players in the $13,000 EXP Bounty (8 seater). Anyone with a 'PKR_' prefix to their name in that tournament will have a $50 bounty on their head which will be won by those who knock them out of the event. In total there are ten bounties up for grabs.

For the first time ever the company are also taking five per cent from all Springfest prizepools and giving players the chance to play for that amount in a variable stack freeroll on Sunday, 8 May at 16:00 GMT. Anybody playing in a Springfest event will secure a seat at the freeroll with an extra 500 chips being added to their starting stack for every subsequent Springfest event they play in.

PKR Cardroom Manager Neil Wright commented, "This is the fifth year that we have run Springfest and we expect this series to be as popular as ever. In true PKR fashion we have once again listened to what our players have asked for and tweaked the schedule as much as possible to try and cater for everyone."

Direct buy-in for these highly playable events start at just $8.40 and range all the way up to $55, while there are also satellites rolling around the clock from under $3.

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Springfest Schedule

$8,000 EXP Deeper & SteeperFriday, 22 April18.00$13.20
$12,000 EXP Rebuy (6 seater)Saturday, 23 April18:00$8.40
$20,000 EXP Super Deep StackSunday, 24 April18.00$33
$8,000 EXP PLO Triple ChanceMonday, 25 April18.00$22
$11,000 EXP Just Antes (6 seater)Tuesday, 26 April18.00$22
$13,000 EXP Bounty (8 seater)Wednesday, 27 April18.00$22
Terminator ThreeThursday, 28 April18.00$22
$12,000 EXP Fast & Furious (9 seater)Friday, 29 April18.00$22
$12,000 EXP NLH ExtraSaturday, 30 April18.00$12
$14,000 EXP Deep Stack (6 seater)Sunday, 1 May19.00$55
$10,000 EXP Speed (7 seater)Monday, 2 May18.00$22
$6,000 EXP Springfest FreerollSunday, 8 May16:00Free!

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