Melbourne, Vic, Australia (PRWEB) July 23, 2008
PokerNews is excited to announce the launch of PokerStars' (http://www.pokernews.com/pokerstars) extensive freeroll (http://www.pokernews.com/freeroll-tournaments/) schedule for the month of August-September featuring packages to some of the biggest tournaments in the world.
$10,000 PokerNews Cash Freeroll - Friday August 8 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
This freeroll will feature a $10,000 prizepool and will be distributed as per PokerStars' standard payout structure.
$34,400 EPT Barcelona Freeroll - Sunday August 17 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
The top two finishers get a chance to head to Europe when they take home a $16,700 EPT Package each.
$13,000 APPT Korea Freeroll - Sunday August 31 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
The top two finishers will grace the felt at Asia's premiere poker event as part of their package win.
$24,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freeroll
Saturday September 6 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
Saturday September 20 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
The top four finishers of each $24,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freeroll will receive a $5,000 PokerNews Cup Package each. The remaining $4,000 will be distributed among winners as per PokerStars' standard payout structure.
$30,000 APPT Auckland Freeroll - Saturday September 13 @ 13:30 EST/14:30 EDT
The top five finishers of this freeroll will be awarded a $5,000 APPT Auckland Package each with the remaining $5,000 being distributed among winners as per PokerStars' standard payout structure.
Players who already hold existing accounts with PokerStars are permitted to compete provided the player originally signed up through PokerNews and has satisfied all remaining conditions of entry.
Most of these packages come fully equipped with Main Event entry, accommodation and cash for travel so this is the perfect opportunity for a chance to play some professional poker in exotic locations around the world!
About PokerNews Ltd:
PokerNews Ltd incorporates PokerNews.com which is considered to be the independent online poker authority, having been picked by Forbes as "Best of Web" for the Poker category. PokerNews features daily news, reviews of the major poker rooms, special bonuses and freerolls, and is available in over 30 different languages. PokerNews has recently branched out into tournament reporting and was named as the exclusive live update and chip count provider for the 2007 & 2008 World Series of Poker, as well as being the official media partner of the Aussie Millions.