The Main Event at the World Series of Poker is the most prestigious, exciting, and dramatic tournament there is to be played in. With a huge prize pool, an extremely strong field, and a grueling tournament format that even pros whine about, why wouldn’t you want to play in it? Oh that’s right, its the MAIN EVENT.
If you can’t afford the nice $10,000 buy in and don’t want to put yourself up into a Las Vegas suite for days on end, there is a much cheaper, easier way into the tournament: Satellites. Here is a list of a few sites that are offering exclusive packages and even a little extra cash in your pocket.
Poker Stars – Being a front runner in poker rooms online, it is only natural that they have some of the most seats available to their players. Stars is giving out over 900 seats to the Main Event. You can get your seat a few ways, using your own bankroll and put up the money for the satellites. Cash in some of your hard earned FPP and enter into the super-satellites. Finally, the Poker Stars Steps tournament which is a multi-platform set up for you to get in the main event. The prize package includes: your $10,000 buy in, 8 nights at the Palms resort (plus extra nights if needed), free shuttle service to and from the Rio, PokerStars accessories, a VIP invitation to the exclusive PokerStars player party, and a nice little $1,000 cash for you to walk around with. For more information, visit the PokerStars website.
Full Tilt Poker – Full Tilt is giving away a numerous amount of seats as well. Already, there are 450+ player registered for the main event through their satellites. Full Tilt is offering seats a few different ways in their poker room. One way is to play in the $535 buy-in, 150 seat guarantee tournament. This would be one of the easiest ways to get into the tournament and receive yourWSOP package. Also, you can play in the 81-man shootout tournament that is held weekly, as well as, the weekly cash qualifiers into the main event. Finally, Full Tilt is offering once again their 100 seat give away which is a freeroll format. For additionally information on all of these events, visit the Full Tilt Poker website.
Party Poker – Party Poker is having similar tournaments to get into the tournament at a low cost. You can enter into the tournament with their single table tournaments,freerolls, and the Party Poker leader board challenge. Additionally, Party Poker has a Las Vegas experience package unlike any other site. This package is a $5,500 bargain. You get airfare for two people to Las Vegas for seven nights of luxurious stay. Included are Limo escorting, a buy-in for a $1,500 event, and a Las Vegas activity day. Read up on this promotion on the Party Poker website.
There are numerous sites online that you can play on to get WSOP packages, here are a few of them:
Bodog Poker – Cheap seats, satellite qualifiers, Sit and Go’s and more. Visit Bodog Poker.
Pacific Poker – $525 buy-in for a $17,000 poker package. Go to Pacific Poker for info.
Carbon Poker – Sit and Go’s, Low cost MTTs, other higher MTTs. Check out Carbon Poker.