Not Too Late to Start Playing the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League
The second $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League event has entered the record books last week and it was ”srtft” who took down the victory.
While srtft would rocket up the league leaderboard after receiving 21 points for his victory in the second league event, it is plstrider” who sits atop the leaderboard on 26 points after posting a very impressive consecutive 4th place finishes.
$10,000 PokerNews League Leaderboard
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The next event will be played tonight, (Oct. 26) at 2100 EDT (0200 BST) and will be played as a $4+0.40 pot limit six-max tournament and features a $100 added prize pool.
The $10,000 PokerNews League is open to players from all regions and the weekly league events are played every Wednesday at 2100 EDT (0200 BST).
Weekly $10,000 PokerNews League Tournaments
|3: Oct. 26 at 2100 EDT (0200 BST) — $4+$0.4 PL 6-max ($100 added)|
|4: Nov. 2 at 2100 EDT (0200 BST) — $5+$0.5 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($150 added)|
|5: Nov. 9 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-up ($100 added)|
|6: Nov. 16 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Full Ring ($100 added)|
|7: Nov. 23 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Turbo ($100 added)|
|8: Nov. 30 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 PL 6-max ($100 added)|
|9: Dec. 7 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($100 added)|
|10: Dec. 14 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-Up ($100 added)|
Each tournament features a generous added cash prize pool, but it is the league points which every player is looking to get their hands on. Even if you aren’t one of the players to finish in the top 10 each week, there is one point awarded to each player just for participating.
Don’t forget to choose one event as a wild card tournament, where you will earn double league points. This means that regardless of the outcome of your chosen event, you will receive 2 league points, while you could go home with 41 league points for a victory. In order to receive their double points, players must announce their wild card tournament on the dedicated forum thread prior to the start of the chosen event.
League Point Payout Structure
Follow the leaderboard standings!
When the weekly league events have finished, the top 27 players on the league leaderboad will advance to the PokerStars PokerNews League Final on Dec. 21 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT). The top 18 finished in the league final will receive a share of the handsome $10,000 which is up for grabs thanks to PokerNews.
$10,000 League Final Payout Structure
In addition to the $10,000 PokerNews League which is open to everyone, there will be seven additional region-specific leagues. The Australasian League is also open to all players, while each of the other leagues will be locked to specific countries and will feature the same payout structure as above, but with varying prize pools depending on the region. This means that players from each region have the ability to take part in three PokerNews leagues! That means every player has the potential to cash in on a free $24,000 of added prize pools!
Click on your country below to view all the details of your league and become the champion of your region!
Western European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Austria and the Netherlands.
If you don’t already have an account but would like to take part in any of the PokerNews leagues, be sure to download PokerStars through PokerNews India and use our 100% up to $600 first-deposit bonus when using the marketing code "INPNEWS" and the bonus code "STARS600."
Now that you have an account, take to the tables and start accumulating enough points to become a PokerStars PokerNews League Champion!