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$10,000 Casino Freeroll!

by | Published: Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Carbon Poker Carbon Poker wants to send you on an all-expenses paid for trip to Las Vegas. All you have to do is play in the poker freeroll tournament taking place on Tuesday, September 30 at 20:00! The online poker room is putting up a total of $10,000 in prizes, if you happen to miss out on the Sin City prize package, so claim your seat today.

How Do I Qualify?

carbon poker vegas freerollThe freeroll tournament will be free to enter for all Carbon Poker players that have bet a minimum of $20 in the Carbon Casino from September 1 to the end of the day on September 28. That’s right – all you have to do is deposit $20 for the entire month, and you can play your way to Vegas for free!

Tournament entry coupons will be issued every Wednesday for players who meet the entry qualifications early in the month and have logged into their poker client. The $20 requirement can be achieved by making either multiple bets or a single bet – so everyone has the chance to meet it.

Please Note: Players must login to the poker client to be eligible for the promotion before September 28.

Prize Details

Carbon Poker Carbon Poker is paying out 250 players $10,000 in cash and casino bonus dollars. The freeroll has a guaranteed prize pool of $10,000 with $2,500 dedicated to the 1st place finisher for an all-inclusive trip to Las Vegas. The remaining $7,500 will be award to the finishing positions 2nd – 250th as casino bonus dollars.

Position Prize
1st $2,500 Grand Prize
2nd $700
3rd $425
4th $300
5th $200
6th $175
7th $150
8th $125
9th $100
10th – 25th $75
26th – 50th $50
51st – 75th $25
76th – 100th $20
101st – 150th $15
151st – 250th $10

All prizes will be awarded within 72 hours of the freeroll ending, so you won’t have to wait long to enjoy your cash prizes!

Tournament Details

Tournament Name: $10,000 Freeroll – Trip to Vegas!

Date & Time: September 30th @ 21:00 Server Time

Buy-in: Free for players who bet a minimum of $20 in Carbon’s Casino

Tab Location: Tournaments > Special/Regular

Terms & Conditions

  1. The first place prize will be awarded in cash and valued at the price of the hotel and flight to Las Vegas.
  2. Carbon Casino will award the cash equivalent of $2,500 to the winning player account without any further playthrough requirement.
  3. The winning player (1st place) will be responsible for booking travel flight and accommodations.
  4. All remaining prizes will be paid out in Casino bonus dollars within 72 hours, which can only be used in the Casino product.
  5. This promotion is valid from September 1st 00:00 to September 28th 23:59 2014 server time.
  6. Participation is open to ALL Carbon Poker players.

Open your real money account at Carbon Poker Carbon Poker today and you could be freerolling your way to Vegas by the end of the month!


Global Poker Index Player of the Year Race Heats Up

by | Published: Friday, March 14th, 2014

Every week the Global Poker Index releases its list of the top 300 tournament poker players in the world. The list is created using a formula that takes into account a player’s results over six half-year periods. The GPI also releases a list of the top players of the year over two six-month periods, which is calculated by the USA Today Global Poker Index point system.

2014 GPI Player of the Year

Rank Player GPI Score Change
1 Mike McDonald 496.14 -
2 Dan Heimiller 427.67 +35
3 Jason Mercier 426.40 +2
4 Dominik Panka 397.13 -2
5 Dan Smith 385.81 -2
6 Vanessa Selbst 383.14 -2
7 Greg Merson 356.03 +19
8 Oliver Price 344.57 +25
9 Jacob Schindler 340.35 -3
10 Alexander Denisov 337.94 -3

 

Canadian Poker Pro Mike McDonald has been able to retain his lead in the GPI Player of the Year race, but top 10 newcomer Dan Heimiller is hot on his heels. Heimiller jumped 35 places to land in second position after finishing 36th in the WPT L.A. Poker Classic, earning $31,270, and reaching the final table of the Heartland Poker Tour California Main Event.

Heimiller is joined in being a top 10 newbie by Greg Merson (jumped 19 places) and Oliver Price (jumped 25 places). Merson finished runner-up in the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure $25,000 High Roller, and came in 31st in the LAPC Main Event for $31,270. Merson is no stranger to the GPI Player of the Year; he won the title in 2012 after winning the World Series of Poker Main Event. Mike McDonald’s competition is heating up.

GPI 300 Top 10

Rank Player Score Change
1 Daniel Negreanu 3994.88 -
2 Ole Schemion 3774.69 -
3 Marvin Rettenmaier 3685.89 -
4 Jason Mercier 3570.66 +2
5 Dan Smith 3452.39 +2
6 Mike McDonald 3412.15 -1
7 Vanessa Selbst 3411.81 +1
8 Paul Volpe 3336.81 +1
9 Shannon Shorr 3325.70 +1
10 Philipp Gruissem 3317.85 -6

The same players appear in this week’s GPI 300 Top 10, though there has been a little position reshuffling toward the bottom half. Daniel Negreanu, Ole Schemion, and Marvin Rettenmaier have all retained their positions as the top three players.

Philipp Gruissem tumbled down six places into 10th, allowing all players bar Dan Smith to climb one or two spots.

The LAPC always shakes up the GPI, either by catapulting a range of new players into the top 300 or giving existing players big gains. It has done just that this week. The WPT’s own Mike Sexton cashed in the LAPC Main Event, finishing 51st for $22,560 and enters the GPI at 286th with a total score of 1521.05 and +142 gain. Adam Friedman reached the final table but was unfortunately the first to bust, taking home $200,440 in sixth position. He enters the GPI at 211th with a total score of 1686.61 and a +255 gain.

If you want to see your name in the Global Poker Index, start honing your skills at Carbon Poker Carbon Poker today.

Carbon Poker is a leader in the online poker industry. With fast payouts and industry-leading software, it is renowned as being one of the best poker sites on the web. Offering free poker, real money ring games, and fantastic online poker tournaments, Carbon Poker Carbon Poker has everything a player could want.

Sign up today to receive a free initial deposit bonus of 200% up to $5,000! That’s $5,000 free cash on your first deposit of $2,500.

 


Step Inside the Zone at Bovada

by | Published: Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Check out the new and exciting Zone Poker at Bovada Poker Bovada Poker. See more cards, play more hands, and have more fun. Step inside the zone and get ready for some fast-paced excitement.

There’s no better feeling than taking a peek at your cards and seeing that great hand you’ve been hoping to score. Your heart beats faster, your hands begin to sweat and you feel a surge in adrenaline. With Zone Poker, you can boost that excitement by playing quicker hands and seeing more cards. Step inside the zone and experience the fastest cards on the web.

Zone Poker is designed to cut out the time spent waiting for your folded hands to end and new cards to be dealt. The moment you fold your hand at a Zone Poker table, you’ll instantly be redirected to a new table with new players and new cards. This fun and fast-paced poker format gives players the chance to see more cards and play more hands in a shorter period of time.

Some features of Zone Poker include:

  • A CHECK/FOLD NOW or FOLD NOW button is available, which allows players to fold hands and move on to a new table with new cards much quicker than before.
  • Cuts down on the amount of time spent waiting between hands, allowing players to wait less and see more cards.
  • When a player folds their cards or their hand ends, a table sliding animation will be shown to transition towards the next table and hand.

Zone Poker games begin once there is a full table of players. The moment the table you’re seated at is full, the game will begin instantly.

With Zone Poker, the Poker Points system works exactly the same as a standard cash game. However, you do have the opportunity to earn more points since you can play more hands in the same amount of time.

Since players change tables and sit with new players every hand, the assigning of the big blind works differently. The big blind is assigned based on the following order of priority:

1.  A player that has yet to pay the big blind (either a new player playing their first hand or a player that has played more than one hand but have not paid the big blind).

2. A player that has gone the longest amount of time without paying the big blind (in terms of hands played).

If there is more than one player who falls under one of these categories, the big blind will be assigned randomly among those players.

Players are given just 15 seconds to act, which is half the time of a normal cash game. This is because Zone Poker is designed to play faster and allow players to see more hands, increasing the action.

Zone Poker consists of the same standard poker games you`ve grown to love, only it offers you the ability to spend more time playing and less time waiting for hands to end and new cards to be dealt. In today`s fast paced world, Zone Poker is the next hottest thing, giving players the chance to see more cards, play more hands and have more fun. Step inside the zone today and hold on tight to see if you can keep up with all the fun fast-paced action.

Check out Zone Poker at Bovada Poker Bovada Poker today. Create an account and download the free poker software to enjoy playing for real or play money.

 


Daily Missions at Carbon Poker

by | Published: Thursday, March 6th, 2014

This march Carbon Poker Carbon Poker is rolling out its latest mission-based promotion, Carbon Daily Missions.

Every day of the month, players have the chance to gain entry to an exclusive $500 freeroll. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to check off the required daily task. That’s $15,000 up for grabs all month long. All you have to do is:

  • Check the calendar
  • Complete the task
  • Get a freeroll coupon (within 24 hours)
  • Repeat every day of the month!

You can use the entry coupon on any $500 freeroll of your choice from March 1 – 31st.

To enter simply opt-in at Carbon Poker Carbon Poker’s promotional page and they will automatically track the missions you complete in your player admin.

Complete the following missions on the day necessary and you will receive a $500 Freeroll entry coupon within 24 hours of completing the mission.

Date Mission
March 6th Reload using code “MISSION6PK”
March 7th Play one real money Sit & Go
March 8th Play one real money raked ring game
March 9th Play the Sunday Big $2.20, $1K Gtd
March 10th Play one real money mobile raked ring game
March 11th Play one real money raked ring game
March 12th Play the Nightly $1.10, $500 Gtd
March 13th Reload using code “MISSION13PK”
March 14th Play one real money Sit & Go
March 15th Play one real money raked ring game
March 16th Play the Sunday Big $2.20, $1K Gtd
March 17th Play one real money mobile raked ring game
March 18th Play one real money raked ring game
March 19th Play the Nightly $1.10, $500 Gtd
March 20th Reload using code “MISSION20PK”
March 21st Play one real money Sit & Go
March 22nd Play one real money raked ring game
March 23rd Play the Sunday Big $2.20, $1K Gtd
March 24th Play one real money mobile raked ring game
March 25th Play one real money raked ring game
March 26th Play the Nightly $1.10, $500 Gtd
March 27th Reload using code “MISSION27PK”
March 28th Play one real money Sit & Go
March 29th Play one real money raked ring game
March 30th Play the Sunday Big $2.20, $1K Gtd

 

Daily Mission Freeroll Details

Below are all the daily freeroll details you will need to enter:

Tournament Name: $500 Daily Mission
Date & Time: Daily at 20:00 EST
Buy-in: Daily Mission Entry Coupon
Late Registration: 30 Minutes
Tab Location: Tournaments > Regular or Special

Daily Mission Reload Bonuses

Here are the reload bonuses for the above reload missions:

Reload Bonus Code: MISSION6PK
Reload Bonus: 75% up to $375
Validity: Thursday March 6th 12:00am – 11:59pm
Minimum Deposit: $25.00

Reload Bonus Code: MISSION13PK
Reload Bonus: 75% up to $375
Validity: Thursday March 13th 12:00am – 11:59pm
Minimum Deposit: $25.00

Reload Bonus Code: MISSION20PK
Reload Bonus: 75% up to $375
Validity: Thursday March 20th 12:00am – 11:59pm
Minimum Deposit: $25.00

Reload Bonus Code: MISSION27PK
Reload Bonus: 75% up to $375
Validity: Thursday March 27th 12:00am – 11:59pm
Minimum Deposit: $25.00

Playing poker online has never been more fun. Open your real money account at Carbon Poker Carbon Poker today to take part in this exciting mission.

 


$1.5M Up for Grabs Every Week at Bovada!

by | Published: Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Fancy playing a round in a poker tournament? Well it doesn’t matter which day of the week you visit Bovada Poker Bovada Poker, there is always a Guaranteed Tournament running. With over $1.5 million in guaranteed prize pools up for grabs every single week, you have the chance to win yourself some serious money.

From Sunday right through to Saturday, you can play in events all night long. Running from 6:30 PM ET right through to 12:00 AM ET, there are eight exciting tournaments for you to choose from including rebuys and knockouts.

Start the night right with a $1,500 Guaranteed 6-handed Deep Stack at 6:30 PM ET. $13 buy-in with starting chips at 5,000!

Add more chips to your stack in the $1,000 Guaranteed Rebuy at 7:45 PM ET. $3 buy-in with starting chips at 1,500!

At 8:00 PM ET settle in to the $4,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack. $33 buy-in with starting chips at 3,000!

Finish your night with a bang in the $20,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack. Walk away with the biggest daily prize pool for only a $60 buy-in! Chips start at 3,000.

If you’re after a smaller poker tournament, wait around until 9:30 PM ET and enter the $8,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack. Buy-in is a low $11 with starting chips at 3,000!

If you’re looking for something different, try Bovada Poker Bovada Poker’s $2,000 Guaranteed Knockout at 10:45 PM ET. Grab bonus prize money when you knock out other players. $16.50 buy-in with starting chips at 2,000!

You’ll have to try a different strategic approach if you want to win the $10,000 Guaranteed Turbo at 11:00 PM ET. $82 buy-in with starting chips at 2,500!

End your night with some midnight madness in the $6,000 Guaranteed Turbo at 12:00 AM ET. $33 buy-in with starting chips at 2,500!

Bovada Poker Bovada Poker offer the very best in poker games and tournaments. Remember, ALL of these tournaments are available to enter every single night! So head over and open your real money account today.

 


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