Season 5 of the PokerStars Australia New Zealand Poker Tour (ANZPT), which is a highly popular live poker event in Australia and New Zealand, began sometime during late October, 2012. The previous seasons of the poker event managed to draw crowds from the Oceania regions, Asia and other parts of the world.
So far this season, two events of the poker tour took place – one in Melbourne, in October 2012, and the other in Auckland, NZ, in November 2012. The next 4 legs of the ANZPT will take place in February, March, May and July-August this year.
The ANZPT Melbourne event offered a prize pool of 690,000 AUD, while the Auckland event had a prize pool of NZ $414,000. There are millions of dollars yet to be won during the rest of the ANZPT. For a chance to win some of the prize pool, login to your PokerStars account and register for the events directly, or participate in the satellites to win free seats to the remaining ANZPT events.
Get Free Seats to the ANZPT
The next round of the ANZPT 2013 will be in Perth, from February 20 to 24. The buy-in for the event is $2,200. The ANZPT Sydney is the fourth event that takes place between March 21 and March 24, 2013. The event has a buy-in of $2,200. The ANZPT Repechage, which is next, is between May 30 and June 3, 2013 and has a buy in of 1,100 AUD. This event had a guaranteed prize pool of $750,000. The last ANZPT event would be in Queenstown, between July 30 and August 4, 2013. The buy-in for this event would be NZD 3,000.
Satellites for all these events are already underway on PokerStars.com, and are open to all the members of the site. To participate in these qualifiers, click on the “events” tab in the PokerStars lobby, and then click on More. Then click on the ANZPT tab and select a qualifier you wish to partake in. You could spend cash, or use your FPPs or Frequent Player Points to participate in these qualifiers.
Earn Some Free Cash Every Day
How about playing your favorite game, and earning free cash too? For all its members who make deposits and meet the set conditions, PokerStars is offering a chance to participate in the $100k Privilege Freerolls. On making a deposit, members will get entry to four $1k freerolls that take place every day. That means you have a chance to win a share of $4k every day, all through the entire month. In all, you can partake in these freerolls to win a share of the $100k pie that PokerStars is offering. The best part is that these freerolls also have an option of rebuy for just $0.30 each, giving players a second chance at winning.
So, fund some cash to wager on the ring games on the site and get a chance to earn more cash in return – a good deal, isn’t it?
VIP Rewards – Must Not Miss
PokerStars is biggest online poker room out there, and not without reason. The online poker room attracts the maximum number of players from around the world and also manages to retain them, thanks to the numerous online and offline poker games and events it hosts. Also, the site has a rewarding VIP program where members can use the VPPs they earn for cash, or other incentives.
In all, PokerStars has seven VIP levels, each of which is assigned to the player based on the number of VPPs they earn. The VPPs they earn can be used in exchange for cash bonuses, rewards like apparel, watches, accessories, gadgets and more from the PokerStars VIP store. The VPPS you earn can also be used for entry to exclusive VIP freerolls and tournaments that offer big cash prizes.