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Full Tilt Skills League Event #1: Huge Overlays for PokerNews Players

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Download Full Tilt Poker via PokerNews to play in a $55,000 added skill league which culminates in a $20,000 freeroll.

PokerNews players enjoyed a huge overlay in event one of the $55,000 PokerNews Skills Challenge last week. $3,000 was added to the prize pool of event #1, which was a $5+$0.50 freezeout that attracted just 133 players. That meant that there was nearly six times as much added money as there was put up by the players in event number one. It also meant that if you had played, your $5+$0.50 buy-in would have actually been worth around $27.50.

In particular geguzis41 of Lithuania will be smiling, as he took down event #1 for $844.10 and put himself right to the top of the leader board.

Like the sound of that? You can still get in on the action as there are 7 more of these money added league events every Wednesday and the ranking system does not penalise latecomers. There is still $52,000 in added money to play for so get in on the action now like the 133 shrewd PokerNews players did last week.

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Got the Skills? We have the Money.

The top finishers in each of the following events get league points which count towards the $3,200 League Final Freeroll and the $20,000 Championship Freeroll. For more information on how the league works, check out the $55,000 PokerNews Skills Challenge League Page.

weekdateeventbuyinMoney Addedpoints scorerspoint multiplier
2Mar-02NLH freerollfreeroll$ 1,000.00top 640.5
3Mar-09NLH turbo with $1 knock out$5 + $.50$ 2,500.00top 641
4Mar-16NLH deep stack full ring$10 + $1$ 5,000.00top 642
5Mar-23rush poker$5 + $1$ 3,000.00top 641
6Mar-30NLH turbo headsup shoot out$5 + $.50$ 2,500.00top 641
7Apr-06NLH multi entry full ring$5 + $.50$ 2,500.00top 641
8Apr-13NLH 6max shootout$10 + $1$ 4,000.00top 642
League Finalapril 20thNLH deep stack 6max Satellitefreeroll$3,200*for top 32 players of league only 

*Top 15 players win a $750,000 guaranteed ticket.

In order to play in this series, you must have a PokerNews referred Full Tilt Poker account.

FastTrack Your Way to the $20,000 Freeroll

If you miss out in the league, don’t have the time or just want to guarantee your spot, you can get there direct without playing any of the league events. That’s because any PokerNews referred Full Tilt Poker account holders who earn 200 Full Tilt Points in the month of April will be eligible to play also.

The $20,000 freeroll is likely to have one of the smallest fields but one of the biggest prize pools you are ever likely to see, so whether you play the league or not you want to get in on this action. If you have already been playing the league events in April you will already have plenty of Full Tilt Points to get you started.

So whether you fast track your way to the $20,000 freeroll or beat up the competition, if you’ve got the skills we have the $55,000 added money you’ve been waiting for. Download Full Tilt Poker via PokerNews and use bonus code PKRNEWS to get in on the action (Also good for a 100% up to $600 first deposit bonus)

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Hurry for the Next Event...

It’s the $1,000 freeroll on Wednesday and you still have plenty of time to enter as it starts at 16:00 ET. The tournament ID is 221083732.

For more, go to the $55,000 PokerNews Skills Challenge at Full Tilt Leader Board Page

Make sure you use bonus code PKRNEWS to ensure eligibility for this series, as well as to get a 100% up to $600 first deposit bonus and entry into the $100,000 First Depositors Freeroll.

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