PokerStars Poker News Cup Alpine Satellite Series Launched -- €90,000 in Packages to be Given Away

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Poker News has teamed up with the world's largest online poker room, PokerStars (, to launch a massive Satellite Series to the 2009 PokerNews Cup Alpine ( featuring at least €90,000 worth of packages on offer.

Poker News ( is pleased to announce the PokerStars Poker News Cup Alpine Satellite Series ( giving all players the chance to win packages to this much anticipated event. This Series runs from now until March 8 and will see two guaranteed packages given away every single week with the final week offering a three package guarantee.

Players have the option to play in a series of $32+$3 Sub Satellites that run every Thursday through to Saturday that each feature one guaranteed ticket to the Sunday Final. Alternatively, players can buy-in direct to the Sunday Final for $500+$30. All Satellites start at 14:00 EST.

Winners will receive a Poker News Cup Alpine Package valued at €6,000 with all of the following:

Main Event Entry
Entry to Event 4
Cash for travel
Daily ski passes
Sauna passes
Invite to the Team Poker News Party
Private airport helicopter transfers

This Series is open to all players. New players wanting to sign up can do so by downloading PokerStars through Poker News and making a minimum deposit and heading to the 'Tourney' and 'Private' tabs in the PokerStars lobby.

The 2009 Poker News Cup Alpine is set to be the most sought after poker tournament in Europe this March 21-28. For further information on the tournament, visit

About PokerNews Ltd
PokerNews Ltd incorporates 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.

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