The PokerStars PokerNews Cup Alpine Satellite Series is finally here. Running from January 22 – March 8, players can compete for at least two guaranteed €6,000 PokerNews Cup Alpine Packages each week with the final week featuring a three package guarantee.
The $32+$3 sub satellites run Thursdays through to Saturdays at 14:00 EST and will feature a guaranteed ticket to the Final Qualifier on Sundays, also starting at 14:00 EST. Alternatively, players can buy-in direct to the Sunday Qualifier for $500+$30. All Sunday Qualifiers will feature a two package guarantee with the final (March 8) set to offer a guaranteed three packages to the 2009 PokerNews Cup Alpine!
Each package will give winners…
Entry to the €1,500 Main Event
Entry to Event 4 €300 Pot Limit Omaha
Luxurious accommodation at the five star ski resort – The Alpine Palace
Private helicopter airport transfers
Cash for travel
Daily ski passes
Team PokerNews Party invite
This is open to all players so everyone can take advantage of the huge value on offer. For those who don't already have an account with PokerStars, sign up through PokerNews today, make a minimum deposit and find the satellite that suits you. All satellites can be found under the 'Tourney' and 'Private' tabs within the main lobby.
The PokerNews Cup will run from March 21-28, 2009 at The Alpine Palace in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria. As you can already tell, the tournament is set to offer so much more than just poker – don't pass up the experience – head to PokerStars today!
Note: PokerStars also offers PokerNews players a fantastic first deposit bonus 100% up to $50.