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Global Poker Madness Biggest Tournament In Site History

'Greeen' Wins $40,194 After Topping Field of 419 Entries


Global Poker made history last week with Global Poker Madness, the biggest tournament the site has ever hosted. The massive SC$200,000 guarantee proved to be right on the money when a field of 419 runners put up the SC$540 buy-in to create a final prize pool of SC$209,500.

In the end, the title went to a player under the name of ‘Greeen’ who was sure to make all of his opponents green with envy over the SC$40,194 first-place prize.

“I’m honestly beside myself,” said the winner. “I’ve played poker for a year and a half, a losing player, break even at best. Eight months ago I stumbled upon Global Poker and it has been a great place for me to play and get hands in for my mini bankroll. $40,000 is a little less than my annual earnings, and four times more than I have in my savings. I work 50-60 hrs a week. I have spontaneously broke into tears six times this morning. The dream is alive boys. Never doubt yourselves!”

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of Global Poker Madness, however, was the number of players in the field that qualified via satellite. In fact, 189 players in the tournament won their seat for as little as SC$1.50. ‘Greeen’ earned his entry in a SC$77 satellite before outlasting ‘beatbookie’ heads-up for the title.

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, Global Poker has cemented itself among 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.