Organisers of the India Poker Legend tournament brand, the Shark, have announced the schedule of their upcoming event in January 2012. This event will take place from 25th – 29th January 2012 at Casino Royale, Goa. The Shark is offering guarantees of over US$ 100,000 during the event which will be held during the long Republic day weekend in the first month of the new year.
The five-day poker festival has added 2 new events, a 3k buy-in 2X turbo re-buy to allow new players who wish to try their hand at poker for the first time in a casino setup. Also on the cards is a high rollers event which is invitation only. This announcement comes on the back of the now-cancelled Guinness World record attempt wherein the record for the longest running cash game session was to be challenged.
|Jan 25th (Wed) - 9pm USD 60 2X Turbo Re-buy (Rake Free)|
|Jan 26th (Thu) - 9pm USD 100 Double Rebuy + Add on (USD 10,000 GUARANTEE)|
|Jan 27th (Fri) - 9pm USD 300 Freezeout (USD 15,000 GUARANTEE)|
|Jan 28th (Sat) - 4pm USD 200 Super satellite to main event (4 SEATS GUARANTEED)|
|Jan 28th (Sat) - 9pm USD 2,000 Freezeout - MAIN EVENT - (USD 80,000 GUARANTEE)|
|Jan 29th (Sun) - 6pm Main Event Final Table|
|Jan 29th (Sun) - 9pm USD 6,000 Invitation Only High Rollers Event|
The organizers are offering an early bird bonus for players registering for the USD 2,000 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout including free accommodation for 2 nights. Please contact the organizers for details.
The schedule for 2012 has also been released by the Shark which looks like this:-
|25th Jan - 29th Jan|
|4th Apr - 8th Apr|
|18th Jul - 22nd Jul|
|26th Sep - 30th Sep|
It should be noted that their "Players of the Year" (PsOY) awards with USD 12,000 to be awarded to the top 3 players will be based on points gained only from the above-mentioned 4 tournaments.
To register for the tourney or for further information on the above, please log onto www.theshark.in or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Pranav Bagai +91- 9818206165, +91-11-46512064.
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