Got a spare $100,000 for a buy-in? Not so bad when you consider the prize pool is $9,000,000.
Every year the Pokersars PCA runs a set of tournaments spread across the world, in locations like Moscow, Texas and London attracting some of the biggest names in Poker and mega tables, where the best from all continents meet at the stand off. The winner can gain in excess of $2,000,000 per tournament. The PCA combines the fun and enjoyable nature of a risky game of poker with high intensity and fierce competition. After all the prize money is enormous!
Budding Pokerstars can mix with high-end professionals through the online tournamets like the world championships of online poker (WCOOP). It allows amateurs to play online for real cash. Showing enough promise they eventually are invited to one of the mini events. Gradually building up to the super-high roller events where entry is $100,000. I wouldn't fancy having to re-buy! The winner of the super high roller event in January 2013, was Scott Siever from the USA.
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