It’s not too late to take part in the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League!
The first heads-up event of the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League was played last week and ”kanabal18” proved too good for the competition, taking down all the cash and 21 league points.
”Kanabal18” rocketed into the top 10, it is still ”GioPn” who sits atop the leader board, with five more points than ”srtft” who sits in second place after a strong finish in last week’s league event.
$10,000 PokerNews League Leaderboard
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As you can see, there are less than 10 points between the top five players and less than one victory between the whole top 10, so it really isn’t too late to start playing the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League.
Weekly $10,000 PokerNews League Tournaments
|7: Nov. 23 at 2100 EDT (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Turbo ($100 added)|
|8: Nov. 30 at 2100 EDT (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 PL 6-max ($100 added)|
|9: Dec. 7 at 2100 EDT (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Deep Stack Full Ring ($100 added)|
|10: Dec. 14 at 2100 EDT (0200 GMT) — $3+$0.3 NL Heads-Up ($100 added)|
Remember, that players receive one league point just for participating in one of the weekly league events. Here's a breakdown of how many points the top 10 players receive each week:
League Point Payout Structure
Follow the leaderboard standings!
We can’t stress enough that it’s not too late to start playing the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League, and thanks to the wild card tournament, players could find themselves at the top of the leader board after just one event!
The wild card tournament gives players the opportunity to earn double points in any one chosen league event. This means if a player chooses carefully, they could earn 42 points in one event!
Start playing the league and make your way up the leaderboard to try and secure your spot in the PokerNews League Final.
Taking place on Dec. 21 at 2100 EST (0200 GMT), the League Final is open to the top 27 finishers on the league leaderboard and will award huge cash prizes to the top 18 finishers in the final.
$10,000 League Final Payout Structures
The $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League is open to players from all regions , but is password protected. The password is released on PokerNews 48 hours prior to each event.
Don’t forget that there are also seven other leagues which are open to specific regions and each feature their own unique prize pools which award the same payout structure in the final as outlined above.
Players from these specific regions also have the ability the to take part in not only the $10,000 PokerStars PokerNews League, but also the Australasian League, which is also open to all players.
Click on the links below to view the leader board standings and find out the details of each specific region!
Western European League: The league features a $9,000 prize pool and is locked to players with accounts based in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Liechtenstein, Austria and the Netherlands.
If you would like to start playing the league but don’t yet have a PokerStars account, make sure to use the marketing code "POKERNEWS.COM" and the bonus code "STARS600" when signing-up to PokerStars through PokerNews and you can receive a 100% up to $600 first-deposit bonus!
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