Golden Aces Cards Room have announced a one of its kind of tournament where a poker player has a chance to play at the World Series of Poker 2013 Main Event. The Bangalore based poker tournament operators had kicked off their Golden Aces Poker League at the Pride Poker Room back in early 2012.
Their poker league was divided into 4 parts and the 4 day long weekend featured a total of 4 tournaments including the Super Deepstack Main Event, a couple of side events and a satellite for a WSOP package. After hosting 3 successful events they are coming back with their final event of the season slated to take place from the 9-13th May at Pride Poker Room, Goa.
The exciting news for players taking part in this poker tournament is that the player who gets awarded the Player of the Year for the Golden Aces Poker League 2012-13 will win an all expenses paid trip to the 2013 WSOP Main Event!
Currently Lawrence Melvin is sitting at the POY Leaderboard with 900 points while Madhav Gupta had 748 points. Dyuthidar Suresh is third with 685 points.
The top 18 players + 3 Wild Card* entries from the Golden Aces Poker League will play a Sit & Go during the finale on May 14th 2013 and the winner of that will be crowned Player of the Year. This player will be entitled to the WSOP Main Event package which will include:-
1. $10,000 buy-in for the WSOP Main Event 2013.
2. Return Air Tickets
3. Stay for as long as the player is still playing in the Main Event
About the Wild Card tournament:
* Wild Card to the WSOP: Golden Aces Poker League features a new tournament on Sunday called the ‘Wild Card to the WSOP’. The format of which would be INR 3k unlimited rebuy. The player would be entitled to unlimited re-buys up to the first hour of play. They would be given a starting stack of 3000 and blind levels would be set at 15 minutes each on the clock. 30% of the prize pool would be awarded to the winner and give him a wild card entry into the top 18 players sit n go for the WSOP Main Event during the finale.
For more information on the same, poker players can to the Golden Aces website.
Schedule for the Season Finale
|9th May 2013||INR 5K Unlimited Re-buy + Add-on||5,000|
|10th May 2013||Ten plus Five Bounty(Super Bounty)||15,000|
|11th May 2013||Super Deep Stack Main Event||25,000|
|12th May 2013||Wild Card Tournament(Unlimited Rebuy)||3,000|
|13th May 2013||WSOP Sit ‘n’ Go||——|
Keep watching this space for live coverage of the action as it unfolds at the Pride Poker Room.