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PokerNews Cup: How to Qualify

PokerNews Cup Australia

With just over eight weeks to go to the 2009 PokerNews Cup Australia, here's a quick run down of how you can join Tony G and the rest of his crew in sunny Australia!

Carbon Poker
$6,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls – August 17
1st place - $5,000 package
2nd-5th place - $220 ticket to PokerNews Cup Grand Final Qualifier
6th place onwards share $120 as per Carbon Poker’s standard payout structure

PokerNews Cup Rake Race
Earn 2,000 VIP points in a month – Receive $60 Satellite Ticket
Earn 4,000 VIP points in a month – Receive another $60 Satellite Ticket
Earn 7,000 VIP points in a month – Second $60 Satellite Ticket will be upgraded to a seat to the $50,000 Guaranteed Tournament
Earn 10,000 VIP points from now until August 21 – Receive $220 Grand Final Ticket

Weekly $500 Cash + Qualifier Ticket Freerolls – July 15 – August 12
Winner receives $220 ticket to PokerNews Cup Grand Final Qualifier
$500 cash distributed as per Carbon Poker’s standard payout structure

PokerNews Cup Australia Satellite Series
Sub satellites start from as low as $2.20
Buy-in direct to Grand Final for $220 running August 22
Each Grand Final will guarantee one $5,000 package with one in 30 places paid

PartyPoker
$6,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls – August 2, 30
Winner receives $5,000 package
$1,000 cash distributed as per PartyPoker’s standard payout structure

Full Tilt Poker
$5,500 PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls – August 2, 16, 30
Winner receives $5,000 package
$500 cash distributed as per Full Tilt Poker’s standard payout structure

$11,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freeroll – September 13
Top two finishers receive a $5,000 package each
$1,000 cash distributed as per Full Tilt Poker’s standard payout structure

Titan Poker
$6,000 PokerNews Cup Australia Freerolls – August 6, 13, 20, 27
Winner receives $5,000 package
$1,000 cash distributed as per Titan Poker’s standard payout structure

Players must have signed up to the above poker rooms through PokerNews and completed all entry requirements to receive full eligibility. Each tournament carries specific qualification requirements - please see PokerNews Freerolls for further details.

The 2009 PokerNews Cup Australia will take place from September 27 to October 5 at the Southern Hemisphere's premiere poker destination - Crown Casino Melbourne. The Champion will take home the title and a guaranteed AUD250,000 first prize.

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