Amid the likes of the FTOPS and the WCOOP, bwin has been running their own prestigious online tournament series. The Grand Series of Poker III presents a varied schedule of events with a cumulative guaranteed prize pool of over $3 million. It all culminates with the Grand Slam tournament, set to unite the world’s most skilled online poker players in a battle to be crowned GSOP III Champion.
Austrian gaming giant bwin has grown into one of the most powerful online gambling companies in the world. The firm is generally regarded as the hottest property in the European and World markets. Their online poker division is a big part of that success and the GSOP is evidence of their prowess. The bwin network is currently the 5th largest in the world and contains all the traffic from the well known OnGame network. This is just one of the aggressive acquisitions that has helped bwin finish atop the eGaming Review Power 50 for the second consecutive year.
The 15 tournament Main Event portion of the GSOP recently came to a close, with the online poker world now preparing for the Grand Slam this coming Sunday. GSOP Event #15 was a simple $525 buy-in No Limit Hold ‘em tournament. The eventual winner was Anthon.D, who walked away with over $150,000 in prize money. Second place finisher sak31 also picked up a healthy $92,000 for his efforts.
Anthon.D will be back on the virtual felt this Sunday to compete in the Grand Slam Final. Every one of the 15 main event winners will be on hand to contest the tournament, which starts at 20:00 (GMT + 1). There are plenty of other ways to gain entry, the most accessible being the regular satellites running daily on bwin. From between $10 + $1 and $30 + $3 you can win your way into this prestigious $5,000 buy-in tournament.
A leaderboard challenge was held during the series, with the highest points scorer winning his way into the Grand Slam final. LocaStaOnCG showed his consistency and comfortably worked his way to the top of the pile. In addition, leaderboard finishers in 2nd-10th, 11th-30th, and 31st-100th will take part in three Grand Slam ticket qualifiers to be held on October 17th at 20:00 (GMT + 1).
You can also gain access to the tournament by buying-in for the full $5,000. The large buy-in ensures that only serious pros and certified tournament winners will be on hand to contest the crown of GSOP champion. Of course, 9 lucky satellite winners will also be on hand to try and upset the party. Log on to bwin now to take your own shot at the Grand Series of Poker crown.