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Global Poker Championships Kicks Off The Eagle Cup This October

Series Runs From Oct. 2-30 With More Than $1.25 Million In Guarantees


The first leg of the Global Poker Championships will kick off this October with The Eagle Cup, an online tournament series with 150 scheduled tournaments that boasts more than $1.25 million in combined guarantees.

The series officially starts Oct. 2 and runs until Oct. 30, with events broken down into four categories of low, medium and high-stakes $weeps Cash tournaments (1 $weeps Cash = $1 Dollar), as well as Gold Coin tournaments.

The series features a plethora of poker variants on the schedule, including Omaha in addition to hold’em, as well as four-max, six-max, deepstack, turbo, rebuy, big ante, limit and pot-limit. Check out the full schedule here.

Players who win an Eagle Cup event not only pocket the first-place prize and a new avatar, but the popular online site will also mail them a Global Poker Champions Pack, which includes a personalized trophy and a Global Poker t-shirt and hat (which can be used in the Hometown Heroes promotion for free $weeps).

There’s also an additional $15,000 in added value prizes to be won on The Eagle Cup leaderboard, including the chance to be the very first player to represent Global Poker in a live event of your choice. Whether you decide to go to Las Vegas, or Atlantic City, or somewhere in between, Global Poker will hook you up with entry fees, travel and hotel accommodations as you battle it out on the real felt.

To celebrate the biggest tournament series in Global Poker history, players can take part in a special SC$10,000 freeroll on Oct. 1. The tournament is completely FREE, and is open to anyone with a Global Poker account.

Join the action in the fastest-growing poker room in the world with Global Poker.

If you have been around poker players in the United States lately then you have probably heard about Global Poker. The new kid on the block as far as online poker sites go has taken the poker world by storm. After launching recently, Global Poker has cemented itself in the top 10 sites worldwide for player volume and as the fastest growing site for US players.

It doesn’t matter what your stake or preference is, Global Poker has something for you. Using their virtual currency of $weeps Cash players can enjoy both full ring and shorthanded games from stakes of $0.02-$0.04 right up to $10-$20 in both Texas hold’em and Omaha.

You may be asking yourself “what is $weeps Cash and what is it about them that has made Global Poker the most popular new site among US poker players?” The good news is that it is actually a simple process which more and more players are using to play for real cash prizes.

You can jump onto the Global Poker website and purchase a virtual currency called Gold Coins using your PayPal account. You can then use these Gold Coins to enter into ring games, sit n go’s and tournaments. Gold Coins work much the same as play money chips on other poker sites, meaning that you can accumulate them and use them in different games but they can never be redeemed for real money.

As a way to promote the sale of Gold Coins, players are given bonus sweepstakes prizes by way of $weeps Cash with every Gold Coin purchase that they make. The $weeps Cash can be used to buy into the $weeps Cash tournaments and ring games however any of these that are accumulated or won can be cashed out through PayPal as real cash prizes.