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The Latin American Poker Tour

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Online Poker industry leader PokerStars is proud to present the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT). With stops in glamorous locations such as Rio De Janeiro, Costa Rica, and Punta Del Este, the LAPT is sure to bring in poker players from all over the world eager to take down the title.

Season I of the LAPT kicks off May 3rd in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Famous for its nightlife, Rio will now be home to the inaugural LAPT poker event. With a cap of 300 players and a buy in of only $2,500, the event is bound to fill up quickly. The second event will take place less than three weeks later in San Jose, Costa Rica. This tournament begins on May 22nd and is also capped at 300 players and the buy in is $2,500+200. Home of the third event is the luxurious Mantra Resort Spa in Punta Del Este, Uruguay. For $2,500+200 you can be one of the lucky 300 players who take part in this event that starts on August 7th.

Each of these tournaments has a generous blind structure starting with 10,000 in chips, blinds of 25/50, and rounds that are one hour in length. Just a few of the poker superstars expected to take part in LAPT events include Humberto Brenes, Vanessa Rousso, Isabelle Mercier, and Victor Ramdin.

Poker Stars and Pokerworks are working together to bring you a great opportunity to win one of these packages. Download Poker Stars and use the bonus code “FIRST2008” upon deposit and the marketing code “POKERWORKS” upon registration and you will receive $25 FREE plus 100% on your deposit up to $50. You must enter the marketing code when registering and the bonus code when depositing in order to be eligible for this bonus.

Get in on the action and play to win a seat in one of these exciting tournaments. Satellites run all day and night with entry fees as low as $2.20. Winning a seat on PokerStars includes four nights hotel accommodations and travel expenses. To enter, download Poker Stars and go to the tournament lobby, click on Events and then LAPT. Poker Stars is also running special “Step” tournaments to give you an opportunity to win an LAPT package. Take $7.50 and turn it into a $5,000 value.

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