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Jul 22, 2012

Betfair Poker Live offering Cork and Yalta Packages

By RTR Dennis

Betfair Yalta

Winning a live poker tournament package is thrilling on any level since it gives players an opportunity to compete for a chance to win huge prize pools in exotic destinations. Unfortunately, it seems like online poker rooms are pretty much all offering packages for the same tournaments, which can get a little stale.

This is where Betfair Poker sets themselves apart from the pack - they're offering prize packages for lots of the less mainstream live poker events. Of course, this isn’t to say that Betfair will be sending you to some 20-person tournament held behind your local bingo hall; all the prize pools are actually pretty hefty. Below is some info about Betfair Poker's prize package offers:

Betfair Poker Live Cork 2012 – $100,000 Guaranteed
If you’re interested in playing the Betfair Live tournament in Cork, Ireland, you should know that this site is giving away $1,400 prize packages from now until October 7th. It should also be mentioned that the Cork Main Event runs from October 12th–14th, and the prize pool is worth $100k. The satellite structure for this tournament is much like the Yalta offer where there are freerolls, a $120 buy-in Final, and satellites ranging from $0.55 to $22.

Betfair Poker Live Yalta 2012 – $150,000 Guaranteed
Kick off autumn right by spending it on the beautiful Black Sea coast town of Yalta, Ukraine! Betfair Live Yalta takes place from September 5th–12th, and it will offer a $150,000 guaranteed prize pool. You can play for a share of the $150k by winning one of ten $2,200 prize packages that are being given away online. Each package covers the $1,650 Main Event buy-in along with $550 in travel/spending money.
Betfair will hold qualifiers for these packages from now until August 30th, and the satellites range from freerolls to the $120 buy-in Final, which runs every Thursday at 18:00 CET. There are other satellites as well that cost $0.55, $5.50 and $22 to enter.

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