Bodog/Bovada offering $3m Gtd Black Diamond Poker Open

Black Diamond Poker OpenThe Bodog/Bovada Poker network are set to offer one of the year’s biggest online tournament series. Running from February 9th to April 13th, the Black Diamond Poker Open will pay out $3 million in guaranteed money over the course of 200 tournaments.

The festivities kick off with the $500k Contender Series, which runs from February 18th to March 12th. With low buy-ins and prize pools worth as much as $50,000, anybody can take part in the Contender Series.

Players with larger bankrolls will definitely appreciate the $2.5 million Championship Series, which takes place from March 22nd to April 13th. The highlight of this portion of the BDPO is the $300k Championship Series Main Event, where the winner collects at least $60k and a $5k Championship Watch. Obviously the BDPO is going to be huge so let’s discuss some of the biggest tournaments along with qualifiers.

Notable Contender Series Tournaments (Feb. 18 – Mar. 12, all times EST)
Feb 18 at 8:03pm – Contender Kickoff Event #1, $10k Gtd, $20 + $2 buy-in, NLHE
Feb 19 at 8:03pm – Event #5, $15k Gtd (6-handed), $20 + $2 buy-in, NLHE
Feb 21 at 9:03pm – Event #14, $4k Gtd, $20 + $2 buy-in, FLHE
Feb 21 at 10:03pm – Event #15, $5k Gtd (super turbo), $10 + $1 buy-in, NLHE
Feb 22 at 2:03pm – Event #17, $8k Gtd (shortstack), $20 + $2 buy-in, NLHE
Feb 24 at 8:03pm – Event #28, $15k Gtd, $15 + $1.50 buy-in, NLHE
Feb 27 at 8:03pm – Event #40, $10k Gtd (shortstack), $10 + $1 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 2 at 4:03pm – Event #53, $12k Gtd, $20 + $2 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 3 at 8:03pm – Event #59, $15k Gtd (shortstack), $15 + $1.50 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 9 at 5:03pm – Contender Main Event #85, $50k Gtd, $50 + $5 buy-in, NLHE

Notable Championship Series Tournaments (Mar 22 – Apr 13)
Mar 22 at 2:03pm – Championships Kickoff Event #1,  $20k Gtd, $75 + $7 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 22 at 6:03pm – Event #3, $20k Gtd (shortstack), $100 + $9 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 23 at 4:03pm – Event #6, $150k Gtd, $150 + $12 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 23 at 5:03pm – Event #7, $60k Gtd (shortstack), $300 + $25 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 24 at 8:03pm – Event #11, $50k Gtd (shortstack), $150 + $12 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 24 at 10:03pm – Event #13, $15k Gtd (heads-up), $75 + $7 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 25 at 8:03pm – Event #15, $40k Gtd (6-handed, shortstack), $200 + $15 buy-in, NLHE
Mar 30 at 4:03pm – Event #37, $150k Gtd (20-minute levels), $150 + $12 buy-in, NLHE
Apr 6 at 4:03pm – Event #67, $150k Gtd, $150 + $12 buy-in, NLHE
Apr 13 at 4:03pm – Event #97, $150k Gtd (shortstack), $150 + $12 buy-in, NLHE
Apr 13 at 5:03pm – Championship Main Event #98, $300k Gtd, $425 + $25 buy-in, NLHE
Apr 13 at 6:33pm – Event #99, $50k Gtd (second chance), $200 + $15 buy-in, NLHE
Apr 13 at 8:03pm – Event #100 Wrap-Up, $30k Gtd (turbo), $100 + $9 buy-in, NLHE
BDPO Qualifiers

Don’t have the bankroll to get into some of the bigger BDPO tournaments? That’s no problem because Bodog/Bovada are running multiple satellites and qualifiers throughout the BDPO. With satellites as low as $1.10, you can play for an expensive tournament seat for practically nothing.

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