The Festival in Bratislava is set to take place from October 10-16, with tons of poker action, including a massive Main Event. In anticipation of the tournament, Everygame Poker is launching online satellites to the Main Event this week. Players can compete in daily satellites at the online poker site for several weeks to try and earn a spot in the final for a chance to compete in the Slovakian series.
Details of the Satellites
From August 8-21, Everygame Poker will offer daily online poker satellites. These satellites will provide the winners with seats to the Final, which will take place on August 21. The champion of the Final will win a prize package worth $2,600. The package includes buy-ins to the Main Event, a blackjack tournament, travel expenses, and accommodations.
The poker manager of Everygame pointed out that Bratislava is a fun city to explore, and the Festival was created with casual players in mind. It will be a great time for anyone taking part in the series, especially the winner of the online Final satellite!
The Festival will offer several side events players can participate in with deep stacks, 8-game options, pot-limit Omaha, and more. The special series will include 24/7 cash games, a roulette and blackjack tournament, and a sports betting contest. There is plenty for everyone to take part in with options for every skill level.
The prize package won by the lucky winner includes the buy-in to the Main Event, which is valued at €550. The hotel accommodations are for the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and $500 will be allotted to travel expenses.
Schedule of Satellite Events
R&A tournament events are running from August 8-20. A satellite will take place each day at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm Eastern. Each game provides a ticket to the final to the winner. The buy-in is $8 + $0.80. Online poker players can also participate in the Last Chance satellite on August 21. This event begins at 10:30 am and will offer two tickets to the final. The buy-in is $10 + $1.
Rebuys for the Last Chance event are $8, which gives 3,000 chips, or choose an add-on for the same price to receive 5,000 chips. Late registration is open for one hour. This is a great option for tournament players who are knocked out early or want to add on to the overall chip stack.
The final will occur at 1 pm Eastern time on the 21st. The buy-in is $150 + $14. Players will receive 10,000 in starting chips with eight-minute blinds. Reentry is offered for the first 23 levels. Late registration lasts for 184 minutes.