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  • Bodog to Hold Mini Poker Series Same Time as WSOP Main Event

    Monday, June 22nd, 2009 by t2admin

Bodog Poker has announced they will be holding a new poker series that will run at the same time as the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event. So those who cannot make it to Vegas for the WSOP event they can log on to Bodog and enjoy a new poker series.

The Bodog Poker series is set to take place on July 3rd and continue until July 15th the same time that the WSOP Main Event is set to take place. The new series from Bodog Poker will also be offering one of the first seats to the 2010 WSOP Main Event.

Every event of the Bodog Mini Poker Series will have a buy-in of $10 plus $1 which is very affordable. The top thirty percent of finishers in each tournament will earn points based on where they finish. The points will be used to rank players and the players who finish in the top ten on the Leader board will receive an automatic entry into the Final Tournament which will take place on July 23rd. the players who finish in 11th through 50th on the leader board will play in a semifinal on July 21st for a spot in the final tournament.

Players can also earn an invite to the final tournament by competing in seven of thirteen events. Players who do that will earn a spot in the semifinal and the top eighteen finishers will earn a spot in the final tournament. The winner of the final tournament will earn one of the first seats to the Main Event of the 2010 WSOP and one of the first Team Bodog 2010 Memberships.

Second and third place will receive a Bodog Poker Open IV prize package while fourth and fifth place earns a seat to any Bodog Flight Club semifinal. Sixth through ninth place earns a seat to a $100,000 guaranteed tournament.

Full Schedule of Events:
1     Fri, July 3      8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
2     Sat, July 4     8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em turbo
3     Sun, July 5    8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
4     Mon, July 6   8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em rebuy
5     Tue, July 7     8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
6     Wed, July 8   8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em six-max
7     Thu, July 9    8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
8     Fri, July 10    8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     Limit hold’em
9     Sat, July 11    8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
10   Sun, July 12   8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em four-max
11   Mon, July 13 8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
12   Tue, July 14  8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     Pot-limit hold’em
13   Wed, July 15 8:35 p.m. ET     $10+$1     No-limit hold’em
Semi-final     Tue, July 21     8:35 p.m. ET     $0+$0     No-limit hold’em
Final               Thu, July 23     8:35 p.m. ET     $0+$0     No-limit hold’em

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