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Genting Poker Series Online Leg Begins Today

Thursday Sees Genting Poker Series Move Online For Next Leg


The sixth stop of the Genting Poker Series (GPS) moves to the virtual realm for its online leg and kicks off today, Sept. 27, with the first of seven events.

This evening at 7 p.m. there is a £50 + £5 buy-in pot-limit Omaha rebuy event with £5,000 guaranteed. Players begin with 4,000 in chips with blinds increasing every 10 minutes.

The highlight of the series is the £100,000 guaranteed, £400 + £30 buy-in no-limit hold’em event, which is set to take place this Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m.. “With a £100,000 in the prize fund guaranteed, Sunday’s Main Event is the biggest tournament currently available on the iPoker network,” said Gary Oakes, Poker Manager for Genting.

The one-day event is the last of the online leg and sees players sit down to a 25,000 starting stack with blinds increasing every 15 minutes.

Here is the full schedule of events (all times p.m.):

Sept. 27 at 7: Event 1 £50 + £5 PLO rebuy with £5,000 GTD
Sept. 28 at 7: Event 2 £20 + £2 R/A NLHE satellite with five seats GTD
Sept. 28 at 8: Event 3 $25 + $2 + $5 no-limit hold’em knockout
Sept. 29 at 4: Event 4 £43 + £3 satellite satellite with two seats GTD
Sept. 29 at 8: Event 5 £20 + £2 R/A NLHE turbo satellite with five seats GTD
Sept. 30 at 3: Event 6 £43 + £3 hyper turbo satellite with three seats GTD
Sept. 30 at 5: Event 7 £400 + £30 no-limit hold’em with £100,000 GTD

Players wishing to play the first five events can register for the first six levels, event 6 has late registration for the first 10 levels, while event 7 sees registration open until level nine.

In July, the GPS announced that it had become a £1 million series due to both popularity and guarantees.