Poker players around the world are already participating in the inaugural EPT Online hosted at PokerStars from Nov. 8-18.
The festival boasts a massive $20 million guarantee spread out across 20 events. Buy-ins for the events range from $100 all the way up to $25,000.
The highlight of the festival is a whopper with the four-day EPT Online $5,200 Main Event guaranteeing a massive $5 million prize pool on Nov. 15-18.
Wouldn’t you like to get involved?
Don’t stress out about the big ticket price for most of the events as there will be plenty of opportunities for players to qualify into events cheaply via satellites and in some cases even for free.
In addition, you can also participate in the Mini EPT Online, which runs side-by-side with the EPT Online, and features another 20 events tagged with $3.3 million in guarantees. Buy-ins for the Mini EPT Online start at just $2.20, something every poker player should be able to buy into directly for.
There are plenty of opportunities to join in on the EPT Online for pennies on the dollar – or even for free – that you may be unaware of. Read on to learn about how you can be playing in the prestigious EPT Online at PokerStars for a price you can afford.
Plethora of Satellites Including Path to Main Event for Free
As one might expect, there is no shortage of satellites running at PokerStars for all the EPT Events.
Tournament satellites for each event become more frequent as the event comes closer but this doesn’t mean you can’t try to qualify now to events you wish to play. This is especially true for the Main Event with plenty of chances every day to get into the action for a fraction of the cost.
There are also feeder tournaments and stepped Fast Track tournaments to get in even cheaper.
It’s through the Fast Track tournaments you have a chance to play the EPT Main Event for free. PokerStars is running Freebuy satellites that feed into the $109 Fast Track Event.
This Freebuy event is free to enter but get ready to spend a few pennies as rebuys cost $0.11. Players start off with 1,000 in chips with rebuys adding another 5,000 chips to their stacks. In addition, players can add-on for a huge stack of 50,000 in chips after the rebuy period is over for just $0.11.
Spin Your Way to the EPT Online
Another path you might wish to consider is playing in dedicated EPT Online Spin & Go tournaments.
The cheapest Spin & Go is $7.50 but even for that price it is possible to play for an EPT Online $5,200 Main Event ticket where you just need to beat two other players if you are lucky. Other prizes include a $109 EPT Online ticket, a $22 EPT Online ticket, and $15 in cash.
There are also $75 EPT Online Spin & Go tournaments. In these events, it is possible to not only win an EPT Online $5,200 Main Event ticket but also a ticket to the EPT Online $25,000 Super High Roller, that guarantees a huge $2 million prize pool.
The Super High Roller runs on Nov. 12. The $75 Spin & Go’s will still run after that with increased odds of playing for a Main Event ticket.
Win a Free Main Event Seat in the #EPT4Charity
Want to win a free seat to the EPT Main Event? Well, who doesn’t?
Here is your chance!
PokerNews, who will offer live updates from all 20 events, and PokerStars have joined forces to award one lucky winner a $5,200 seat into the EPT Online Main Event. All you have to do is submit a winning video and pledge to donate 10 percent of any winnings to a charity of your choice. That’s why we’re calling it #EPT4Charity.
Here’s how the contest works:
- Make a 1-2 minute video clip telling us a little about yourself, what charity you’d donate to, and why. Be creative.
- The link to your video must be shared on Twitter using the hashtag #EPT4Charity. You must also email the video/tweet links to [email protected] Put your name in the subject line, and include the following information in the email text: Name … Country of origin … short bio (tell us who you are in five sentences) … Link to your video/tweet.
- 10 finalists will be determined by PokerNews with those videos being compiled for a selected jury to ultimately pick a winner.
- The winner will not only receive a $5,200 ticket (non-transferable) into the EPT Online Main Event, but PokerNews will also give you the VIP treatment with an interview and featured coverage in the live updates.
- Remember, you must have a PokerStars account and live in an eligible territory (sorry players from the USA).
EPT Online Schedule
|Nov. 8||18:05||EPT Online 01 [Arena Championship]||8-Max NLHE||$1,050||$1,500,000|
|Nov. 8||19:05||EPT Online 02 [PLO High Roller]||6-Max PLO||$10,300||$500,000|
|Nov. 8||20:05||EPT Online 03 [High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$5,200||$500,000|
|Nov. 9||18:05||EPT Online 04||9-Max NLHE||$530||$350,000|
|Nov. 9||19:05||EPT Online 05 [Win the Button]||8-Max NLHE||$1,050||$200,000|
|Nov. 10||18:05||EPT Online 06 [High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$10,300||$1,000,000|
|Nov. 10||19:05||EPT Online 07||8-Max NLHE PKO||$2,100||$500,000|
|Nov. 11||18:05||EPT Online 08||8-Max NLHE||$2,100||$500,000|
|Nov. 11||19:05||EPT Online 09 [High Roller]||6-Max 8-Game||$5,200||$250,000|
|Nov. 12||18:05||EPT Online 10 [Super High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$25,000||$2,000,000|
|Nov. 12||19:05||EPT Online 11 [Deep Stacks]||8-Max NLHE||$1,050||$500,000|
|Nov. 13||18:05||EPT Online 12||6-Max NLHE PKO||$1,050||$500,000|
|Nov. 13||19:05||EPT Online 13 [High Roller]||6-Max NLHE 6+||$10,300||$400,000|
|Nov. 14||18:05||EPT Online 14 [EPT Online Cup]||9-Max NLHE||$215||$500,000|
|Nov. 14||19:05||EPT Online 15 [High Roller]||6-Max NLHE||$10,300||$500,000|
|Nov. 15||18:05||EPT Online 16 [Main Event]||8-Max NLHE||$5,200||$5,000,000|
|Nov. 15||19:05||EPT Online 17||6-Max PLO||$2,100||$500,000|
|Nov. 15||20:05||EPT Online 18||8-Max NLHE PKO||$1,050||$500,000|
|Nov. 16||19:05||EPT Online 19||8-Max NLHE PKO||$530||$500,000|
|Nov. 17||18:05||EPT Online 20 [Last Chance]||9-Max NLHE||$1,050||$500,000|
Mini EPT Online Schedule
|Nov. 9||18:05||Mini EPT Online 01||8-Max NLHE||$11||$150,000|
|Nov. 9||19:05||Mini EPT Online 02 [Mini PLO High Roller]||6-Max PLO||$109||$125,000|
|Nov. 9||20:05||Mini EPT Online 03 [Mini High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$55||$150,000|
|Nov. 10||18:05||Mini EPT Online 04||9-Max NLHE||$5.50||$75,000|
|Nov. 10||19:05||Mini EPT Online 05 [Mini Win the Button]||8-Max NLHE||$11||$50,000|
|Nov. 11||18:05||Mini EPT Online 06 [Mini High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$109||$500,000|
|Nov. 11||19:05||Mini EPT Online 07||8-Max NLHE PKO||$22||$150,000|
|Nov. 12||18:05||Mini EPT Online 08||8-Max NLHE||$22||$150,000|
|Nov. 12||19:05||Mini EPT Online 09 [Mini High Roller]||6-Max 8-Game||$55||$50,000|
|Nov. 13||18:05||Mini EPT Online 10 [Mini Super High Roller]||8-Max NLHE||$215||$400,000|
|Nov. 13||19:05||Mini EPT Online 11 [Mini Deep Stacks]||8-Max NLHE||$11||$75,000|
|Nov. 14||18:05||Mini EPT Online 12||6-Max NLHE PKO||$11||$175,000|
|Nov. 14||19:05||Mini EPT Online 13 [Mini High Roller]||6-Max NLHE 6+||$109||$50,000|
|Nov. 15||18:05||Mini EPT Online 14 [Mini Cup]||9-Max NLHE||$2.20||$50,000|
|Nov. 15||19:05||Mini EPT Online 15 [Mini High Roller]||6-Max NLHE||$109||$300,000|
|Nov. 16||18:05||Mini EPT Online 16 [Mini Main Event]||8-Max NLHE||$55||$500,000|
|Nov. 16||19:05||Mini EPT Online 17||6-Max PLO||$22||$75,000|
|Nov. 16||20:05||Mini EPT Online 18||8-Max NLHE PKO||$11||$100,000|
|Nov. 17||18:05||Mini EPT Online 19 [Mini Last Chance]||9-Max NLHE||$11||$100,000|
|Nov. 17||19:05||Mini EPT Online 20||8-Max NLHE PKO||$5.50||$75,000|
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