Tue, Aug

PokerStars.net to Sponsor New York Tournament


Isle Of Man-licensed PokerStars.net, the free online poker site, has announced that it will be sponsoring the forthcoming Empire State Hold’em Championship in America.

PokerStars.net has also revealed that they will be celebrating the event by giving its players the opportunity to win prize packages to its main event that will take place from August 14th to August 18th at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York.  The prize packages are worth $4,000 and the main event features a $2,500 buy-in which is open to all adult players.

Players in North America are eligible for the prize packages for the main event of the Empire State Hold’em Championship that includes the buy-in as well as six nights’ accommodation for two and all travel expenses.

A statement from PokerStars.net read “There are free-to-enter satellites for the main event of the Empire State Hold’em Championship running now with prize packages up for grabs in each. To register, open the PokerStars.net lobby and click ‘events’ and then ‘special’.

PokerStars.net has also revealed that Vanessa Rousso, its own sponsored professional player will be hosting her popular Bigslick Boot Camp at the venue in New York on 13th August.  Entry into this exciting event can be won by players courtesy of the online poker site or buy-in directly via BigslickBootCamp.com’s special website.