Global Poker Goes Mad with April 1 SC$200,000 Guaranteed Main Event
It’s official: Global Poker is going mad in March, and they’re celebrating by launching a Global Poker Madness competition with a SC$540 Main Event that boasts a SC$200,000 guarantee.
The April 1st event is no April Fool’s joke — they’re actually putting up a guarantee that is not one, not two, not three, but FOUR times larger than any tournament Global Poker has offered. Ever.
The buy-in for the tournament they are calling “The Nuts” is a bit higher than normal for the site, but fear not. There will be plenty of ways to satellite in on the cheap, starting at just SC$1.50.
Here's How it Works
|Step||Buy-in||Name||What you can win|
|Stage 1||SC$1.50||The Mild Satellites||A ticket for Stage 2 will be awarded for every SC$11 in the prize pool|
|Stage 2||SC$11||The Moderate Satellites||A ticket for Stage 3 will be awarded for every SC$77 in the prize pool|
|Stage 3||SC$77||The Extreme Satellites||A ticket for the Main Event will be awarded for every SC$540 in the prize pool.|
Mild and Moderate Satellites will kick off Sunday, March 4 and Extreme Satellites will run weekly on Saturdays at 4:20 p.m. EST starting March 10. These ones guarantee ten seats, with the final version on March 31 to award at least 20 seats into the $540 Main Event.
Global Poker is kicking off all this madness with a giveaway in the form of the Madness: $2,500 Opening Freeroll on March 4 at 2:05 p.m. EST. Registration is open now, so don’t miss out a free chance to get your hands on some Global Poker Madness tournament tickets.
The top 335 finishers will receive a prize according to the following payout structure:
- 1st: Madness Main Event Entry valued at SC$540
- 2nd-9th: Madness Extreme Rd 3 Sat Entry valued at SC$77
- 10th-99th: Madness Moderate Rd 2 Sat Entry valued at SC$11
- 100th-335th: Madness Mild Rd 1 Sat Entry valued at SC$1.50
Global Poker Madness Satellite Schedule
|March 4||2:05 PM||Madness: $2,500 Opening Freeroll||$0|
|Daily||All day||Madness: Mild Satellite Rd 1 (several formats offered)||$1.50|
|Daily||7:50 PM||Madness: Moderate Satellite Rd 2 [Turbo]||$11|
|Daily||10:50 PM||Madness: Moderate Satellite Rd 2 [Turbo]||$11|
|March 10||4:20 PM||Madness: Extreme Satellite Rd 3, 10 Seats Guaranteed||$77|
|March 17||4:20 PM||Madness: Extreme Satellite Rd 3, 10 Seats Guaranteed||$77|
|March 24||4:20 PM||Madness: Extreme Satellite Rd 3, 10 Seats Guaranteed||$77|
|March 31||4:20 PM||Madness: Extreme Satellite Rd 3, 20 Seats Guaranteed||$77|
|April 1||3:20 PM||Madness: Extreme Satellite Rd 3 [Turbo], 10 Seats Guaranteed||$77|
|April 1||5:30 PM||Madness: The Nuts Main Event $200,000 Guaranteed [Deep]||$540|
So you can choose your Stage, or choose one of the other various satellites offered on the site, and get qualifying for the biggest event by far to ever come through Global Poker.
If you do not yet have your account, sign up for free today, deposit using PayPal and you could be competing for a share of the SC$200,000 prize pool on April 1.
Global Poker is solely available to players in the U.S. and Canada.