Being the best-known face of poker business always requires some extra effort. It’s exactly what PokerStars and BetStars, the world’s top-notch poker room and bookmaker respectively have decided to do with their EPT Prague initiative. If you are looking to break into the world of top competitions, this $2 buy-in opportunity may be exactly what you have been looking for!
PokerStars and BetStars have decided to create The Big Race $2 buy-in initiative for everyone interested in attending the EPT Prague on the house and enjoying sweet Formula 1 rides. The Event will be kicking off on September 23 and it will lead up to the much-expected Russian Grand Prix, taking place later on September 30. As per the tournament’s official rules, the top 20 players will get randomly assigned to a Formula One driver and kick things into a higher gear.
While poker skill will definitely be important, the player to actually notch up the generous €7,200 EPT Prague package will have to put their hopes by the best Formula 1 pilots, because only the pair to win the race will be awarded the promotional bundle.
Getting All the Goodies Tied up!
As per the official news release, the package will cover the entry fee to the €5,300 EPT Main Event as well as provide eight nights at the Hilton Prague Hotel along with €500. All of this will provide the lucky player with sufficient funds to participate in the EPT Main Event, which will take place from December 7 through December 18.
While BetStars and PokerStars can’t provide everyone with the luxurious passes to the desired event, the websites will furnish 500 free sports bets worth between $2 and $50 as a small conciliatory price. The bets will be distributed depending on which place the players take:
- 1st – A $3,000 PokerStars Festival Marbella package
- 2nd – $500 worth of Free Bets
- 3rd – $250 worth of Free Bets
All of the bets may only be used at BetStars’ own portal. The top ten players will get $50 in freebies whereas the first 50 will enjoy additional $10.
PokerStars definitely knows how to build excitement around the events it chooses to sponsor. In the past, the company backed the PokerStars Festival Marbella, which was carried out in a similar format. The man who won the qualifying bundle for the event was one Chris Hopgood who fetched £3,000 for the event and guaranteed himself a bash at £100,000 in ready money. Hopgood is not even a professional player. Well, unless you mean tennis.
If you are already eager to try your luck at the upcoming Big Race event, you can search the tournament ID and register for just $2! BetStars will open Russian Grand Prix on 17 September, allowing sports enthusiast to also have their go.
Looking at the schedule, Russia will definitely be quite the hot poker venue with the EPT Open Sochi kicking off in two weeks! From September 21 through September 29, poker pros will have a chance to win a $30,000 Platinum Pass for 2019 Bahamas Adventure backed by PokerStars.