The last weekend of February offers a bunch of exciting promotions for online poker players. And with March right around the corner, a number of players likely have their eye on the Irish Poker Open set for March 21-28.
Wouldn’t it be awesome to end February by winning an online satellite and a package worth €2,500 that covers lodging, travel expenses to Dublin for you and a companion, and a seat in the 2016 Irish Poker Open Main Event? You bet it would!
Irish Poker Open
Skins on the iPoker Network such as Betfair, William Hill and Iron Poker have been hosting super satellites to the Irish Poker Open Main Event every Sunday since last month. Other than the WSOP, the Irish Poker Open is the world’s oldest poker tournament.
Six more €2,500 prize packages that include a five-night stay for two plus breakfast, entry to both a Welcome Party and a Finish Party, spending money, and the €1,150 Main Event buy-in will be doled out on Sunday, February 28. The super satellite is set for 20:00 GMT at a buy-in of €100. The prize pool for the Main Event is €500,000 guaranteed. Will you be one of the six players who will win a trip to Dublin this weekend?
Partypoker’s 98-event Powerfest festival that features escalating buy-ins and prize pools each week continues this weekend, with Sunday being the last day that players can buy-in at the Featherweight level for as low as $5.50-$11. There are four Featherweight tournaments on Saturday, February 27 and six the following day, all but one requiring just a $5.50 buy-in.
Overlapping on Sunday is the start of Week 2 and stake levels deemed that of Middleweights with entry fees of $22-$55. All six Middleweight tournaments this Sunday come with buy-ins of $22, with the prize pools collectively totaling $100,000. All told, there are 16 Powerfest events this Saturday and Sunday!
$100,000 Added VIP Club Tournament
The celebration commemorating 100 million registered players has not gotten old at PokerStars, and it never will considering that a $100,000 Added VIP Club Tournament will be played Saturday, February 27 at 17:15 ET. You can keep your money in your pocket because the entry fee is a mere 50 StarsCoin.
If you are not yet one of PokerStars’ registered players, this weekend would be a good time to sign up and become one of the next 100 million registered players. The PokerStars Milestone Challenges is also ongoing through February 29, so this weekend is your last shot at winning a prize ranging from a ticket to a $10,000 All-in Shootout to $100,000 in cash.
$1,000 Depositors Free Tournaments
Players who deposit at 888poker are entitled to two tickets to the $1,000 Depositors Free Tournaments. A small deposit puts you in a seat for those free events every Saturday at 9:30 and 17:03 GMT.
More free tournaments are held for depositors in conjunction with 888poker’s Live the Game promotion. Choose between the $2,000 Smooth Call, $5,000 Raise the Stakes, or the $10,000 Action Hero Free Tournament. Those events are held at various times during the week and on weekends.
Garden State Super Series IV
New Jersey poker players have five tournaments to choose from on Sunday, February 28 in the kick-off of the Garden State Super Series IV. This 62-event festival runs through March 13 and guarantees over $1 million in prize money.
The five tournaments on the schedule this weekend feature buy-ins ranging from $55-$215 and prize pools collectively totaling $110,000. Players in nearby states can also take part if they are within New Jersey borders. Those making the trip will want to arrive by 4:00 p.m. when event #1, the $7,500 GTD NLHE Slow Grind, gets underway.