America’s Cardroom Tournament Will Offer Winner Choice of Punta Cana or WSOP

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Starting May 15th and through June 24th, Americas Cardroom will offer hardworking players an option if they win – either a package for four to Punta Cana or one trip to the WSOP Main Event.
The Punta Cana package is actually two packages and the winner could sell one if they wish. The Punta Cana Classic is one of the hottest Latin American Poker series tourneys. It’s been going over the $500,000 guaranteed. Last year it was over $800,000. For a hardworking player, they get:
6 nights accommodations, double occupancy at the 5-star Melia Caribe Tropical resort
$1,500+150 buy-in to the Main Event with $500,000 Guaranteed!
Round trip airfare up to $800
All-Inclusive premium food and beverage (24 hrs. room service included)
Welcome gift bag 24-hour premium room service
Free golf
6 $50 Jackpot Sit & Go tickets
24/7 VIP Support Line
$1350 in cash
And remember this prize is doubled 2X!
If a winner selects the WSOP package they get
$10,000 Main Event buy-in
$2,500 Travel expenses
Since the WSOP has a history of cranking out winners from out of no where, this is a great chance to get on the map. The qualifiers are every Sunday EST 6 and 8 pm with a $50 buy-in.

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Guillermo Olvera of Mexico Wins Punta Cana Classic 2013

Giullermon Olvera of Mexico has won the 2013 Punta Cana Classic capturing not only the title but also $171,000 and bragging rights. Chilean Leonal Otazo was the leader for most of tournament going into the final day with 2,475 million chips.
A recap of the Final Table shows how Olvera won . He held a K and 7 of diamonds against Otazo’s Q and 2 of diamonds. The community cards were 10 diamonds,3 spades, 4 diamonds, 3 diamonds and the final card was an Ace of spade.Olvera won with a high hand. Third place finish went to American Jonathan Iacovelli who took $62,740 for his efforts.
It’s a celebration for poker in Latin America. All previous winners were either Canadian or American. This is the first time a Latino has won the Punta Cana Classic.

Punta Cana Classic Main Event $700,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool

Though originally a $500,000 prize pool the Punta Cana Classic has increased to over $700,000. It’s quickly becoming a sought after poker tournament. 1st place prize is $171,100 and the top 50 spots are getting paid. This tournament has a Day 1A and Day 1B structure. All prepaid packages must play in Day 1A.

Chip leader Chance Korneck has 325,000 . Fellow leaders include William Valladares , 217,800, Patrick Serda, 173,500, Leonel Otazo, 165,900 and Steve Stolzmann 163,000. Previous champ Demo Kiriopolos has 12th place with 141,900.

Some big boys of poker were in Day 1B including Marc McLaughlin who won over $1,500,000 million at the WSOP. He didn’t make it to the finals here though. Other poker pros playing include Jonathan Little.

Those who don’t get to Day 2 can still get to play. There’s a No Limit Hold’em Second Chance Tournament. And also there’s the Punta Cana Classic High Roller Tournament.

America’s Cardroom is one of poker sites with satellite seats to this event.
 

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Punta Cana Classic Poker Tournament at the Hard Rock Hotel

Punta Cana Poker Classic has become an important poker tournament attracting the top poker players. It’s held in Santo Domingo at the Punta Classic Resorts. The Punta Classic is from November 11th to the 17th , winter in much of the country. In addition to poker , players also get some great weather!! It’s sponsors include America’s Cardroom, Betcris and Bovada. And you can get in on the action too at America’s Cardroom.

America’s Cardroom has been sending qualifying players there in droves. There is $500,000 in prize money at this tournament. In 2012 , the top player took home over $130,000 in prize money. A great stop on a poker tour for Matthew Weber, last year’s tournament winner.

America’s Cardroom is giving players a chance to win at this event. The Punta Cana Classic is held every Sunday till the end of October:

Sunday, August 18th 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, September 1st 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, September 8th 6:00pm $50+ $5 10 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, September 15th 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, September 22nd 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, September 29th 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, October 6th 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, October 13th 6:00pm $50+ $5 12 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, October 20th 6:00pm $125+ $12.50 2 Punta Cana Packages
Sunday, October 27th 6:00pm $50+ $5 10 Punta Cana Packages

Each winner gets:

Americas Cardroom is now running satellites for the tournament, with guaranteed prize packages worth $4,100 each. Here’s what each one includes

$1,500+150 buy-in to the Main Event with $500,000 Guaranteed!

6 nights accommodations, single occupancy, at the 5-star Hard Rock Hotel Casino Punta Cana from November 11th through 17th.

Round trip airfare up to $800.

Ground transportation in Punta Cana (airport-hotel-airport).

All-inclusive premium food and beverages.

A welcome gift bag

24-hour premium room service.

$1,500 Resort Credit to spend on spa, golf, and tours at the hotel.

24/7 VIP Support Line

Either buy-in or qualify playing one of the satellites including freeroll. It’s a great place to play be it a vacationer or serious poker player.

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