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Play the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League Now

$10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League
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Everyone's invited to play the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League and since most of the world is playing it, don't be left out. It's never too late to join the action at a poker table, especially when there's money to be won. "FOLDCapeesh" took down the latest $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League and is in 5th place right now on the League Leaderboard. The League Leaderboard is owned at present by "AJEI" who played and placed consistently in the first three events.

$10,000 PokerNews League Leaderboard:

PlacePlayerPoints
1stAJEI26
2ndplstrider22
3rdRogerdelPK21
4thsrtft18
5thFOLDCapeesh18
6thCol E Buddz15
7thKABXAH15
8thFortis93112
9thGioPN11
10thMOES_MOES10

Every Wednesday at 21:00 EDT (02:00 BST) you'll find another League event taking place through December 14th. Check the following League schedule and mark your calendar:

4:Nov. 2 at 21:00 EDT (02:00 BST) — $5+$0.5 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($150 added)
5:Nov. 9 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-up ($100 added)
6:Nov. 16 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Full Ring ($100 added)
7:Nov. 23 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Turbo ($100 added)
8:Nov. 30 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 PL 6-max ($100 added)
9:Dec. 7 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($100 added)
10:Dec. 14 at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-Up ($100 added)

Picking up League points is done by finishing in the top 10 players in each weekly league tournament. And you receive one league point for just playing in a tournament. There's also the *wildcard* tournament. You pick the one you want in advance of the tournament, and leave your player ID name and the League event in a comment on PokerWorks Facebook (look for the League event in the posts). http://www.facebook.com/PokerWorks

League Point Payout Structure

PlaceLeague Points
1st20
2nd16
3rd14
4th12
5th10
6th8
7th6
8th4
9th2
10th1

Each heads up tournament will award league points a bit differently due to the nature of the heads up format

PlaceLeague Points
1st20
2nd16
3rd-4th13
5th-8th9

The top 27 players at the end of the 10 weekly tournaments on the league leaderboard advance to the PokerStars League Final on December 21st at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT). The $10,000 final will send the top 18 players home with cash:

There are seven additional region specific leagues in addition to the $10,000 PokerNews League. Each league is country specific and has the same payout structure listed above - the prize pools vary depending on the region. The Australasian League is open to all players, along with the $10,000 PokerNews League but each of the other leagues is locked to specific countries and will feature the same payout structure as above. But keep in mind there are varying prize pools dependent on the region. Players from each region can play in three PokerNews leagues and some players have the opportunity to cash in on $24,000 of added FREE prize pools! See the following:

Iberian League: The league features a $4,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Portugal and Spain.

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.

Central European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Slovenia, Balkans, Czech Republic, and Hungary.

Eastern European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Romania, Bulgaria, the Russian Federation, Poland, and Ukraine.

Nordic League: The league features a $4,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

Baltic League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players based in Estonia, Israel, Turkey, Lithuania, and Latvia.

Australasian League: The league features a $5,000 prize pool and is targeted at players with accounts based in Japan, Korea, China, India, and Australia. (This league is also open to everyone.)

Set up your PokerStars account...just follow our link and use our marketing code "POKERWORKS" when registering and our bonus code STARS600 when depositing to receive 100% up to $600. Start playing and start earning points to enter the race to become the PokerStars PokerNews League Champion!

We might bring you an extra treat at the end of this league (in the final); for what that might be, stay tuned and qualify for the event!

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