The 2009 World Series of Poker gets underway in May, and FullTilt wants to help you get there. They offering up a slew of different ways to qualify for this year’s Main Event, including weekly cash qualifiers, shootouts, a 150 Main Event seat guarantee, and more! In addition, if you qualify for the Main Event through FullTilt and take home the first place bracelet, FullTilt will award you an additional $10 million!
Weekly Cash Qualifiers
One way to get your seat is through weekly cash qualifiers. Each Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday between March 6th and June 21st, there will at least one Main Event seat given out to a lucky winner. Here is a list of each cash qualifier, and their start times, buy-ins, and guarantees:
$300 Tuesday: Takes place each Tuesday at 21:00 ET, for a $300 + $22 buy-in. At least two guaranteed $12K prize packages given each week.
$200 Wednesday: Takes place each Wednesday at 16:30 ET, for a $200 + $16 buy-in. At least one guaranteed $12K prize package given each week.
$1K Thursday: Takes place each Thursday at 21:00 ET, for a $1,000 + $60 buy-in. At least five guaranteed $12K prize packages given each week.
$300 Saturday: Takes place each Saturday at 21:00 ET, for a $300 + $22 buy-in. At least two gauranteed $12K prize packages given each week.
$500 Sunday: Takes place each Sunday at 16:30 ET, for a $500 + $35 buy-in. At least two guaranteed $12K prize packages given each week.
Satellites also start at $1 or just 50 FullTilt Points.
The next way to secure your seat to this year’s WSOP Main Event is by participating in FullTilt’s daily Main Event shootout tournaments. Between Monday, March 9th and Sunday, June 21st, FullTilt will be hosting two Main Event shootouts per day. The 81-player tournaments will take place at 15:30 ET and 21:30 ET and one $12K Main Event prize package is guaranteed for each shootout tournament. Satellites start at just $1 or 50 FullTilt Points, or players can directly buy in for $200 + $16.
150 Seat Main Event Guarantee
For a buy-in of $500 + $35, players can enter into the 150 Seat Main Event Guarantee, where 150 $12K Main Event prize packages will be given away! The action takes place on Sunday, June 21st, at 18:00 ET. Player that don’t want to cough up the buy-in can satellite their way in for as little as $1 or 50 FullTilt Points. A list of upcoming satellites can be viewed on the FullTilt site.
Race to the Main Event
How about getting a free seat to the Main Event? With FullTilt’s Race to the Main Event, you can! Through a series of freerolls, starting March 9th and running through June 21st, a total of 50 free Main Event seats, worth $10,000, will be given away. There are a few different ways to win your seat with the freeroll race.
First, Main Event Race – Round 1 SNGs will be running at all hours each day. Winners of the Round 1 SNG will be allowed to advance into one of the four daily Main Event Race – Round 2 Freerolls. Place first or second in the Round 2 Freeroll and you will gain entry into one of the Main Event Race – Finals Freerolls. The Finals Freerolls take place each Sunday at 16:30 ET and the top three spots will award $10,000 Main Event entries.
Round 1 SNGs can be bypassed and direct entry into the Main Event Race – Round 2 Freerolls can be earned by placing your first real-money depsoit or referring a friend to FullTilt Poker.
For those who don’t want to mess around with qualifier rounds, just earn 3000 FullTilt Points or more within one qualifying week and earn direct entry into one of the Main Event Race – Finals Freerolls.
$10 Million Main Event Mania
As if winning a seat to the 2009 Main Event isn’t good enough already, FullTilt will award you even more if you can pull off a win! Qualify through FullTilt and win the 2009 WSOP Main Event bracelet, and FullTilt will give you an additional $10 million!
FullTilt is being extra generous with the number of Main Event seats they are giving away, and they want you to go! If you don’t already have an account, simply sign up using the links in this article. Then when you make your first deposit, you can bypass directly to the Main Event Race – Round 2 Freeroll for your shot at a free Main Event seat! Don’t miss out on what could be the opportunity of a lifetime!