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  • PokerStars Offering Extreme Satellites for 2009 WCOOP

    Monday, August 3rd, 2009 by t2admin

PokerStars 2009 World Championship of Online Poker is set to begin very soon on September 5th so the online poker giant is getting ready to start satellites for the event. to get players excited about the WCOOP PokerStars has announced their “Extreme Satellites” that takes qualifying for the WCOOP to a whole new extreme.

The “Extreme Satellites” will begin on August 4th and continue to the 16th and offer over $1 million in seats to the 2009 WCOOP. The satellites will begin on the 4th with a $27 buy-in tournament with 100x $215 seats added. Satellites will take place during the time period with buy-ins ranging from $7.50 to $215 and offer hundreds of seats to WCOOP events of the player’s choice as well as some to the Main Event of the WCOOP which has a buy-in of $5,200.

Players can easily enter one of the lower buy-in satellites and if a seat is won the player can choose which 2009 WCOOP event they wish to use that seat in as long as it has a corresponding buy-in amount. For example if you win a $109 seat then you can choose a WCOOP event which has a $109 buy-in. Players who win a seat must use it for one of the WCOOP events and cannot sell, trade or cash in their seat.

The 2009 World Championship of Online Poker will begin on September 5th and end on the 20th. The 2009 series will feature forty five events in every type of poker variant. H.O.R.S.E., Badugi, Omaha and many others will be featured. The “Extreme Satellites” at PokerStars give players of any budget a chance to compete in the WCOOP and a chance to win a great deal in cash prizes.

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