Its round about now that you start making resolutions and planning the year ahead, and no doubt for most of you that’s going to include a lot of poker. If you are looking to get up from your desktop in 2011 and play some of the biggest events on the live circuit, then you might want to check out our guide to major 2011 tournaments you can win your seat to online NOW.
The first European stop in 2011 for the EPT in Deuville, France. Last time Jake Cody took down this eveny for €847,000.
January 25-31, Casino de Deauville, France. €5,300 Buy-In
Qualify At: Pokerstars
Qualifier Types: Cash Feeders Starting at €27, Steps Satellites
Direct Qualifiers: Regular €530 Super Satellite
Package Value: €8,000
Pokerstars Caribbean Adventure
The PCA is always one of the busiest tournaments in terms of satellite entries and you have a number of ways of qualifying on PokerStars
January 7-16, Atlantis Resort & Casino, The Bahamas. $10,000 Buy-In
Qualify At: PokerStars
Qualifier Types: Daily Freeroll, FFP Tournaments, Cash Feeders Starting at $1, Steps Satellites
Direct Qualifiers: Daily $33 Rebuys, $320 Cubed, $700 & $2,100 Super Satellites
Package Value: $15,780
Outside of the WSOP this is one of the most broadly satellite tournaments in the world, almost every major poker room has a qualification schedule for this tournament .
January 13-30, Crown Casino Melbourne, Australia. $10,600 AUS Main Event
Qualify On: See our Guide
The first major tournament of the year in Asia takes place in the Phillipeans, and has a predicted $530,000 prize pool.
March 28-April 3, Resorts World Manila, Phillippines. $2,700 Main Event
Qualify at: Poker770
Qualifier Types: Cash feeders and SNGs starting at $0.33
Direct Qualifiers: Weekly $215 Super Satellites
Package Value: $5,400
The first major Italian tournament of the year and rumoured to be featuring footballing legend Francesco Totti.
February 3-8, Casino de Venezia, Italy. €3,300 Main Event.
Qualify at: Party Poker
Qualifier Types: Daily Freerolls, Cash Feeders Starting at $1
Direct Qualifiers: $375 Super Satellite Every Sunday
Package Value: $7,000
Qualify for Free using our $50 No Deposit PartyPoker Bonus
Betfair Poker Live Kiev
The Ukrainian capital once again warmly welcomes the participants of the popular Betfair Poker LIVE! Series with this $150,000 guaranteed prize pool tournament
January 17-23, Kreschatik Poker Club Kiev, Ukraine. $1,000 Main Event
Qualify at: Betfair Poker
Qualifier Types: Cash feeders start from $0.55
Direct Qualifiers: Regular $120 Super Satellites
Package Value: $1,700
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Choose Your Own Satellites
If there is a tournament you have your eye on but can’t find any decent online qualifiers for, then Poker770 have just the thing for you. You can choose to play to win a €1,000, €2,000 or €6,000 tournament package and when you win, you can use that to play in the live tournament of your choice.
The feeders start at €1.15 and go all the way up to the monthly €275 final for the €6k package.