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P-S-S-S-T! Play the PokerNews $5,000 Weekly Freerolls at PokerStars

PokerStars $5,000 Weekly Freeroll Series
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Consider this a reminder that every Wednesday the weekly $5,000 freerolls at PokerStars are waiting for you to collect your share of the $5,000 prize pool.

Until the end of April you can score big cash prizes for FREE! Play every week in these FREE tournaments and you could pick up extra cash from the $7,500 prize pool. Be one of the 15 players to top the player leaderboard at the end of the promotion and share the added cash benefit. The only thing you need to do to be a part of this great FREE money making adventure is download PokerStars via PokerWorks.

This exclusive promotion at PokerStars has a total of $67,500 in twelve $5,000 freerolls, plus the player leaderboard. Each week another tournament plays off into poker history so don't wait – join today and get a free ticket to the next Freeroll! If you're already a PokerStars player that has been referred by PokerWorks, you just need to earn 20 VIP Player Points to pick up a ticket to the next week's $5,000 tournament.

Here is the full $67,500 PokerStars PokerNews Freeroll Series Schedule:

IDDateTimeQualifying Period
510701544Mar.0714:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Feb.27-Mar.4
510701545Mar.1414:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Mar.5-11
510701546Mar.2114:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Mar.12-18
510701547Mar.2814:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Mar.19-25
510701548Apr.0414:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Mar.26-Apr.1
510701555Apr.1114:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Apr.2-8
510701556Apr.1814:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Apr.9-15
510701557Apr.2514:00 ET (19:00 GMT)Apr.16-22

The $5,000 freerolls are only one way to score big cash in the series. If you finish among the top players in at least a couple of tournaments, you will not only win free cash, but will also have a shot at placing in the top 15 players on the series' leaderboard. Every Freeroll gives away leaderboard points to the top 30 finishers. Receive your share of the $7,500 cash prize by placing high on the leaderboard.

Points are awarded in the following order according to where you finish in each of the weekly $5,000 freerolls:

PositionPoints
1100
290
380
475
570
665
760
855
950
1045
1135
1235
1330
1430
1525
1625
1720
1820
1915
2015
2115
2210
2310
2410
2510
265
275
285
295
305

At the end of the final $5,000 freeroll, April 25th, the top 15 finishers earn cash prizes from the $7,500 prize pool. The rewards range from $50 to the $1,500 main cash prize going to one player who collected the most leaderboard points.

The $7,500 Leaderboard Prize Payouts:

PositionPoints
1$1,500
2$1,150
3$950
4$800
5$700
6$600
7$500
8$400
9$300
10$200
11$150
12$100
13$50
14$50
15$50

Eligible players receive their freeroll tickets from PokerStars 1-3 days before the tournament. If you have questions about the $5,000 Freeroll Series, or encounter any problems, or any other inquiries, contact PokerStars customer support service at support@pokerstars.com

In order to play the $5,000 freerolls you need to download PokerStars via PokerWorks and sign up a new account using the PokerStars marketing code POKERWORKS. Make your first deposit to become a real money player. Use the bonus code STARS600 when making your first deposit to receive the 100% up to $600 bonus.

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