It’s almost time for the 2010 running of the WSOP and we at FlopTurnRiver are absolutely stoked!
So too, apparently, are the people at Bodog, who are now offering players three different ways to join them at the 2010 Main Event in Vegas. If you dream of seeing yourself on an episode of ESPN’s coverage, then this may be one of your best available avenues. Check out our breakdown of each of Bodog’s three routes.
Cheap: “It’s been done before…”
See Bodog’s tagline? Well, it’s certainly true, but you’ll have a long, uphill climb to reach the big dance. It all starts with a $1+$0 buy-in at one of their Cheap Seat tournaments. Seven of these events will be held each day, though only two of them will be of the $1 variety. There will also be a pair each of $5+$0.50 and $15+$1.50 tourneys, plus a $2+$0.20 match. Each of these boast a slightly different payout structure though. No matter how you slice it, you’ll still need to get through a Main Event Quarter and Semi Final before making it into the Main Event Satellite. Impossible? Certainly not. And by the time you reach Vegas, just think about all of the practice you’ll have had.
Mid-Range: “Shorten your path”
This is, by far, where most of the eventual qualifiers will probably hail from. Not necessarily because of any difference in skill level, but just because of the overwhelming number of tournaments scheduled for this bracket. Besides their four daily events, Bodog has scheduled a total of 66 different Mid-Range events. Buy-ins range from $10+$1 to $100+10, and will come up at various times throughout the day. If you’re willing to invest the extra cash for a Mid-Range buy-in, you’ll probably have a much better chance of reaching the Main Event Satellite.
Fast: “Buy directly in”
It really doesn’t get more straightforward than this. Bodog is offering players 10 chances to buy directly into a Main Event Satellite, each of which will cost you $470+$30. The amount of guaranteed seats vary from 2 to 4 to 10, so be sure to pay attention to which tables you’re bellying up to.
Got all that? While it may not be as flashy as some of the other WSOP promotions, this is still a great way to get to Vegas. In fact, because of its simplicity, this may be one of the best. So, if you’ve got an itch to compete in the big game, head over to our Bodog Download page. See you at the tables!