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Play the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League, Time's Running Out!

$10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League
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The heat is on in the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League; with three events remaining you want to start playing NOW or you'll miss all the fun and money that could be yours for the taking.

It appears that "Kanabal18" has a strong lock on 1st place in the $10,000 PokerNews League Leaderboard - it's the first time a player has managed to pick up an almost 20 point lead. If the truth is known, "Kanabal18" managed to jump into a solid first place standing by playing in just two events; winning league events in consecutive weeks, he took down 21 points in last week's league event. He chose to use his Wild Card and it added 42 points to his total.

Everyone is going to be chasing "Kanabal18" but it's not too difficult to play catch-up with three events left:

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)

$10,000 PokerNews League Leaderboard


Unfortunately PokerStars has made the decision to remove their team of pros from the competition. The following is the original arrangement that was made and it is now changed - there will be NO pros playing this league with a bounty on their head. PokerWorks apologizes but unfortunately it is out of our control.

PokerStars Pros are playing in your leagues!

It's fun, it's fantastic, it's exciting - you get to play against a number of Team PokerStars Pros and each one you take out of action will give you a $200 bounty.

The Pros and League they're playing:

LeagueDateTeam PokerStars Pro
PokerNews.comDecember 21Vicky Coren
Western EuropeanDecember 21Fatima Moreira de Melo
NordicsDecember 21Theo Jorgensen
Central EuropeDecember 21Richard Toth
IberianDecember 18Ana Marquez
Eastern EuropeanDecember 21Maxim Lykov
BalticsDecember 21Marcin Horecki

The only way you can win is if you get in the game. Download PokerStars here at PokerWorks and step into the best part of playing online poker when you see all of the value we offer with PokerStars.

Every time you play in a league event you receive one point just for taking a seat. The top 10 players in the tournament receive the most points. They are awarded as follows:

League Point Payout Structure

PlaceLeague Points

Don't think that just because it's late in the league that it's too late to start playing. You can pick up double points when you pick one of the remaining tournaments as your Wild Card tournament and earn double points for placing in the tournament - taking first place awards you with 42 points. Just go to PokerWorks Face Book page and scroll the posts for the League event. Leave your player ID name and the league event of your choice in a comment.

You can easily find yourself in the top 27 players and be playing in the PokerNews League Final that takes place on December 21st at 21:00 EST (02:00 GMT) where the top 18 finishers earn a share of the gigantic $10,000 league prize pool.

$10,000 League Final Payout Structures


The $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League is open to all players from all regions. The only playing requirement is a password that is released on PokerWorks 48 hours before each event begins. Check PokerWorks' Tournament page for passwords.

There are seven region-specific leagues in addition to the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League that award cash to players; thanks to PokerStars and PokerWorks.

Leagues are locked to players with accounts from each given region. 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. 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!

Don't forget that you have options to play in the Global $10k league as well as the Australiasia league. Start playing to make the most of this fantastic opportunity!

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