Qualification has begun for the first of 888.com's two exciting $5,495 2008 PokerNews Cup (PNC) Australia Freerolls which is set to kick off on Saturday, August 16 at 14:30 EST/15:30 EDT. Instead of just awarding the first place finisher with a $5,000 PNC Australia Package, 888.com have added unbeatable value by ensuring the 2nd-5th place finishers also go home with some fantastic prizes.
1st place - $5,000 PNC Australia Package consisting of:
Entry to the Main Event
Six nights accommodation at Crown Promenade Hotel
$1,500 cash for travel
Invite to the Official Team PokerNews Party
A PokerNews Player Merchandise Pack
2nd place – Entry to 888 Poker Open V Qualifier (worth $330)
3rd – 5th place – Entry to the next 20k Guaranteed Tourney (worth $55)
Yes, all that value in one incredible freeroll.
To enter, download Pacific Poker via the links on PokerNews, register a new account, make a minimum deposit and earn 85 Player Points within the specified qualification window. Should you qualify, you can begin registration 24 hours after the end of the qualification period. 888.com will be sending players an email reminding you to register for the freeroll. As always, existing 888.com players are invited to compete provided you originally opened an account via PokerNews and have satisfied the remaining requirements.
Saturday, August 16 at 19:30 GMT
Earn 85 Player Points from Aug 1 (00:00 GMT) – Aug 13 (23:59 GMT)
Saturday, August 30 at 19:30 GMT
Earn 85 Player Points from Aug 14 (00:00 GMT) – Aug 27 (23:59 GMT)
The PokerNews Cup Australia will run this October 12-20 at Crown Casino, Melbourne. For more details on the tournament, visit www.PokerNewsCup.com
Ed Note: Pacific Poker also offers PokerNews players an exclusive first deposit bonus of 100% up to $400, including 25% instant first deposit bonus up to $100.