|Bodog have announced a cheaper option for those not jetting off to Vegas next month for the World Series of Poker – a series of online tournaments replicating the 25 Hold‘em events of the festival for a fraction of the price.|
At the culmination of the series’ 25 tournaments, a final tournament will be hosted on July 10 awarding three seats to the 2009 WSOP Main Event. This makes Bodog the first site to offer seats to next year’s tournament.
The event will run from May 30, starting off on the same day as the $10,000 World Championship Pot Limit Hold‘em event with a $100+$9 PLHE tournament.
'We're happy to offer those not able to attend in person an affordable and exciting online alternative,' says Alwyn Morris, Morris Mohawk Gaming Group CEO.
Buy-ins ranging from $10 to $100 means that the festival – dubbed the ‘Mini-SOP’ – is excellent value for all players. It would cost nearly $100,000 to enter all the Hold‘em events of the WSOP but for only $821 a player could enter all of Bodog’s events.
The site will run a Tournament Leader Board which will determine who is awarded the seats to the 2009 Main Event.