In this column, we deliver you the latest and most interesting online poker industry news from across the world and all platforms.
Crypto Series of Online Poker Mini at CoinPoker
Blockchain technology-based CoinPoker has gained worldwide regard to start the year as its crazy high stakes cash game action blew everyone’s minds away. From seven-figure pots to featuring the biggest names in the industry, CoinPoker is continuing its momentum with a Mini version of its regular Crypto Series of Online Poker, designed ultimately for smaller bankroll players. The CSOP Mini, running from March 19th through the 28th, will host a total of ₮18,000 in guaranteed prizes along with a bonus of 63 entries to upcoming CSOP events.
A lineup of 20 exciting tournaments complete this Spring’s festival with buy-ins ranging from ₮2 to ₮100 for the concluding event. The largest prize guarantee is happening on the last day of the series, March 27th, running a ₮100 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout Deep Stack for a ₮6,000 prize pool where the champion will also receive an entry to CSOP Event #20. For those unable to participate in the 9-day tournament series, CoinPoker is glad to announce another CSOP Mini scheduled for this year’s fall season.
Crypto Series of Online Poker Mini Full Schedule
|Event||Date (GMT)||Game||Format||Buy-in (₮)||Stack Size||GTD (₮)||Comment|
|1||March 18, 6:00 PM||NLHE||R+A, Turbo, Frenzy||2||5000||500||Top 6 win CSOP #1 Entry|
|2||March 18, 8:00 PM||NLHE||1R||10||5000||500||Top 2 win CSOP #2 Entry|
|3||March 19, 6:00 PM||PLO||R+A, Turbo||2||5000||400||Top 6 win CSOP #3 Entry|
|4||March 19, 8:00 PM||NLHE||PKO, Turbo||10||5000||400||Top 2 win CSOP #4 Entry|
|5||March 20, 6:00 PM||NLHE||Rebuy, No Addon||20||5000||800||Winner wins CSOP #5 Entry|
|6||March 20, 8:00 PM||NLHE||Freezeout||40||10000||1500||Winner wins CSOP #6 Entry|
|7||March 21, 6:00 PM||5PLO||R+A, Hyper, Frenzy||2||3000||300||Top 6 win CSOP #7 Entry|
|8||March 21, 8:00 PM||PLO||Freezeout||20||10000||800||Winner wins CSOP #8 Entry|
|9||March 22, 6:00 PM||NLHE||PKO||20||10000||600||Winner winsCSOP #9 Entry|
|10||March 22, 8:00 PM||NLHE||R+A||4||5000||500||Top 6 win CSOP #10 Entry|
|11||March 23, 6:00 PM||NLHE||Freezeout, Slow||30||10000||800||Winner wins CSOP #11 Entry|
|12||March 23, 8:00 PM||NLHE||R+A, Hyper||4||3000||400||Top 6 win CSOP #12 Entry|
|13||March 24, 6:00 PM||PLO||1R||10||5000||400||Top 2 win CSOP #13 Entry|
|14||March 24, 8:00 PM||5PLO||1R+A||4||5000||300||Top 6 win CSOP #14 Entry|
|15||March 25, 6:00 PM||NLHE||PKO||20||10000||800||Winner wins CSOP #15 Entry|
|16||March 25, 8:00 PM||NLHE||R+A||20||5000||1000||Winner wins CSOP #16 Entry|
|17||March 26, 6:00 PM||PLO||R+A||4||5000||400||Top 6 win CSOP #17 Entry|
|18||March 26, 8:00 PM||NLHE||Freezeout||20||10000||800||Winner wins CSOP #18 Entry|
|19||March 27, 6:00 PM||NLHE||R+A||6||5000||800||Top 6 win CSOP #19 Entry|
|20||March 27, 8:00 PM||NLHE||Freezeout, Deep Stack||100||15000||6000||Winner wins CSOP #20 Entry|
Bounty Hunter Series’s upcoming €100K Main Event on iPoker Network
The network’s biggest knockout festival as of late, this month’s Bounty Hunter Series is returning with €1,500,000 in cash prizes to be won across 110 tournaments. The budding format kicked off last Friday and will continue through this Sunday, March 6 as it crowns its newest Main Event champion. Two six-figure guaranteed tournaments are lined up for an upcoming action-packed Sunday with Event #106 priced at €100 while Main Event #108 posts a €1,000 buy-in.
Date: March 6, 2022
Prize Pool: €100,000 GTD
BHS #108 – Main Event
Date: March 6, 2022
Prize Pool: €100,000 GTD
While the Main Event buy-in may be a little bit hefty for the average Joe, three €50 Mega Satellites will be available on the day of the event with each guaranteed five Main Event tickets. Feeder satellites for as low as €0.20 will also be running simultaneously including entries to other tournaments as well.
Bodog hosts $10M GTD Black Diamond Poker Open XI
Another grand welcome to this season’s events is Bodog Poker’s 11th edition of its Black Diamond Poker Open running through April 2nd. The lengthy schedule covers 150 tournaments with combined prizes totaling to a whopping $10,000,000. All levels of players will surely find something to their liking with a plethora of games running daily, posting an extensive range of buy-ins from $11 to $1,055.
The highlight of the festival remains to be the $350,000 guaranteed Main Event with an entry fee of $450 and four allowable re-entries should be needed. A Mini Main Event for a smaller guarantee of $125,000 for a more modest buy-in of $109 will also be running on the same day, March 27th. Aside from the great value Main Events, two Sunday Specials have been upgraded and are set to play through all Sundays for the month of March.
“The excitement doesn’t end there as the Sunday $150,000 Guaranteed and $100,000 Gtd (High Roller) events will be canceled and replaced with a BDPO11 Special $250,000 Gtd ($150 + $12 buy-in) and BDPO11 Special $111,000 High Roller Event ($300 + $25 buy-in)”, posted Bodog on the series’ promotional page.
With these key events are only a snippet of the full schedule, tournament grinders can look forward to a complete array of games including the two Super High Roller Events ($500 buy-in, $125,000 guaranteed, and $1,055 buy-in, $211,000 guaranteed) happening on March 28 and 29 respectively, to the $11 Super Low Roller Event, $10,000 guaranteed on April 1st. Satellites as low as $1 for multiple events are likewise available catering to those looking to shave a chunk of their buy-in expenses and stretch their bankrolls.
Natural8 – GGNet boasts $30M in prizes for latest Bounty Hunters Series
The ever-so-popular progressive knockout format has changed the online poker tournament scene completely with many still discovering the proper strategy to this innovative gameplay. Expectedly, leading operator Natural8 – GGNet is bringing back another thrilling Bounty Hunters Series available on the client through March 13.
The currently ongoing festival is set to award $30,000,000 in prizes across its massive lineup. Its Sunday festivities alone stand to be a celebration for many with over $5,000,000 in guarantees up for grabs. Highlights include the usual $50 Global MILLION$ Bounty Edition for a share of the $1M prize pool, Special Edition GGMasters $25 Bounty Freezeout running thrice daily, and the Bounty Hunters Daily Main whose format changes every day. For those in search for bigger action, the $210 Daily Big Game features $100K in starting chips, ensuring no dull moments and interesting banter throughout the tournament.
Visit Natural8 – GGNet’s official page for the full schedule of events.