(Press Release) San Jose, Costa Rica – Novemer 20, 2013 – How do you top sending dozens of players to compete in a $700k+ Main Event tournament in Punta Cana? By inviting the poker world to compete for hundreds of thousands online from the comforts of home. Days after returning from the Punta Cana Poker Classic, Americas Cardroom is hosting The High Five $350,000 Guaranteed
The 5-day online poker series, which begins today, features $350,000 worth of guaranteed prize pools, with five separate tournaments scheduled for each day.
"We had an amazing time in Punta Cana, celebrating poker in paradise with our online players," stated Michael Harris, spokesperson for Americas Cardroom. "And today we're continuing the celebration with everyone online by throwing another $350,000 on the table over the next five days."
Poker players will find a packed schedule of tournaments from November 20th through 24th ranging from $1,000 to $150,000 guaranteed. Games offered include Texas Hold'em and PLO, with re-entry, re-buy, knockout tournaments and add-on options available in many tournaments.
Americas Cardroom has also made it easy to get into the tournaments. Buy-ins start as low as $3+0.30, and a packed schedule of satellites run constantly to help players win their seat in big guaranteed events for as little as $2+0.20. There's even a High Five Main Event Passport freeroll running daily that pays out seats in a nightly satellite, which leads to Sundays $150,000 Main Event.
The Sunday tournament isn't the only big guarantee on the roster. Also on the schedule for November 24th is a 10-package guarantee for the LSOP Millions. The land-based tournament gets underway in Panama this March and features a $1 million guaranteed prize pool.
The LSOP Millions is breaking with tradition of major land-based tournaments by hosting Day 1 events outside of Panama. Players can choose to play Day 1 in various countries around the world, including Aruba, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Mexico, Chile, Peru, and more. Players who make it through Day 1 will resume play on Day 2 several weeks later in Panama. They'll move with the chip stack that they finished with on Day 1, and all players who make it to Day 2 will be in the money. Those who win a package to the LSOP Millions this Sunday will play Day 1 in Panama.