August is usually the quietest month in terms of events in the poker world. However, this year August was an exception – many interesting events took place in many poker rooms, new bonuses and leaderboards appeared.
Considering the increased traffic to online poker rooms in the summer of 2020, many rooms have decided to take advantage of this in order to get the most out of their visitors. The largest rooms are attracting players’ attention with their worldwide series, while the smaller rooms are focused on recreational micro-limit players.
Series of tournaments with a prize pool of $ 15 million at PokerKing
Until August 30th, PokerKing will host a major tournament series OOS Cub3d X, in which a total prize pool of $ 15 million is being played out. As before, the series is built on a three-level principle:
1) On August 3-9, the most accessible part of the event, the Mini Online Super Series, will take place, in which you can participate by purchasing a ticket for $ 0.275 – $ 88. In the $ 55 Main Event scheduled for August 9th, $ 300.000 will be played out.
2) The main series of PokerKing – Online Super Series – will take place on August 10-23. So far, the tournament schedule and buy-in availability have not been announced. We only know that the $ 630 Main Event will take place on August 30th, with a $ 1 million guaranteed prize pool.
3) On August 24-30, PokerKing will host the Bigger Online Super Series high roller tournaments. Buy-ins for these events range from $ 109 to $ 2.650. The main event, in which you can participate for $ 2.650, is scheduled for August 30th. The guaranteed prize pool is $ 1 million.
The OSS series kicks off with $ 2.650 The Venom with a $ 7 million guarantee. A large number of satellites, a smooth structure and a huge guarantee are the most attractive factors of this event.
Moreover, up to 60% of rake can be returned at PokerKing in the form of rakeback under the loyalty program. New players who fund their account for the first time can expect to receive a 100% deposit bonus up to $ 1.000. If the deposit was made in cryptocurrency, the bonus can be increased to 200%. The minimum deposit amount is $ 25.
Rake races at PartyPoker
PartyPoker runs daily races until the end of August in the three main poker formats: Cash, SNG, Spins. Holdem and Omaha cash game lovers will be able to compete every day for a share of the total prize pool of $ 36.000. The race takes place in 8 different limits – from NL2 (PL2) to NL500 (PL500).
In the spins, $ 12.500 is played out daily in cash and tournament tickets. The leaderboard is divided into 5 groups, depending on the limit played. An additional $ 3.000 is played out at SPINS Ultra.
The leaderboard of the SNG race participants is also divided into 5 categories. The total prize pool, being played out every day, is $ 17.500, and on Saturdays and Sundays it increases to $ 25.000.
Daily races at GGPokerOK
During the World Series of Poker in the poker room GGPokerOK, about $ 5 million will be played out in daily races.
Rush & Cash players will be able to compete every day for a part of the total prize pool of $ 25.000. The leaderboard is divided into 8 limits and 2 groups for Hold’em and Omaha. Places in the leaderboard are distributed depending on the number of points scored. Victory points are scored as follows: for a call – 1 point, for an increase in the rate – 2 points, insurance – 3 points and 10 points – for a cash drop.
Fans of Spin & Gold lottery tournaments will also be able to participate in the daily race, where $ 10.000 are played out daily. An additional $ 5K will be played out each day between the Short Deck Hold’em players.
$ 20.500 in WSOP tickets is the daily prize pool awaiting racers playing at the cash tables with the rules of Hold’em. The leaderboard is divided into 8 groups depending on the limits. Points are awarded for each raked hand. A similar race will take place for cash players with the rules of Omaha.
An additional $ 10K will be played out every day between AoF players who have played at least 100 hands.
Free-buy tournaments at TigerGaming
Until August 16, the poker room TigerGaming is holding a series of free tournaments. The initial stack is given out for free, and in case of losing most of the stack (less than 1000 chips remain), there is a possibility of re-purchase. Every day there are freebie tournaments with guaranteed prize pools of $ 250, $ 500 and $ 1.000. The Main Hold’em Event will take place on August 16th and will feature $ 10.000. In the Main Event with the rules of Omaha, $ 2.000 will be played out.
Every week TigerGaming hosts a rake race for cash players. The players of the tables with the rules of Hold’em play $ 30K, with the rules of Omaha – $ 10K. For every dollar of rake, one bonus point is awarded.
5.000 dollars in tournament money and tickets will be played out among the players of the SNG tournaments. To participate in this race, you need to go to the Contest section and click on Opt-In.
Race with a prize pool of € 12.500 for RedStar Poker players
Among the players of the Twister format of the poker rooms of the iPoker network, there will be a race with a prize pool of € 12.500. To participate, you need to play Twister – the corresponding number of points will be awarded for the buy-in cost. The same amount will be awarded for the victory. For example, if a player wins the Twister for € 10, he will receive 10 + 10 – 20 points. The more Victory Points, the bigger the prize gets.
The first deposit bonus for all new depositors continues to operate, amounting to 200% for deposits up to € 2000. The bonus is cleared in parts of 2 euros – you need to collect 100 points for each wagered euro.
Summer Challenge at BestPoker
Until the end of August, the Summer Challenge is taking place in BestPoker. You must sign up daily for this promotion to complete missions and receive valuable prizes for this. Every day you are invited to complete 3 missions in the cash, Twister and MTT formats. Missions are divided into three levels depending on the difficulty: bronze, silver, gold. During the day, missions of each level can be completed only once. Tickets worth from € 0.50 to € 50 are played out as prizes.
First-time depositors at BestPoker can expect a 200% bonus on deposits up to € 2.000. The bonus is divided into two parts. The first one is 200% for replenishment up to 800 euros. It must be activated in the poker room client. The bonus is cleared for 60 days in installments of 2 euros for 10 euros of rake. The second part is 200% on a deposit of € 1.200. You will also need to activate it in the BestPoker client. You have 90 days to clear this bonus, money is credited in installments of 1 euro for every 10 euro of rake.