Poker Central and the World Series of Poker are hosting a $10,000 freeroll exclusively for PokerGO subscribers on Thursday, July 6th at noon local time. The event takes place side-by-side bracelet events at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino where PokerGO subscribers get their chance to “Get in the Game” where the top five finishers earn a cash prize.
“Our PokerGO subscribers are not only avid viewers of live tournaments and original programming, but they are also some of the most passionate poker players on Earth,” said Joe Kakaty, president of Poker Central. “The $10,000 freeroll tournament will give subscribers the opportunity to ‘Get in the Game’ and play on the same felt where their favorite poker pros will soon compete in the WSOP Main Event.”
PokerGO subscribers can register for the event at the PokerGO booth in the hallway of the Rio Convention Ballrooms. Players need to proof of their account by providing a valid login email at the booth, where they’ll be given a token that allows to registration at the Main Cage like any other event. Registration starts at the booth July 5th from 9 am to 9 pm PT and on July 6th from 9 am to noon PT.
The winner walks away with $5,000, runner-up earns $2,000, third place $1,500, fourth place $1,000 and fifth place pockets $500.
“PokerGO’s subscribers have been flocking to Las Vegas from all over the world to indulge in the WSOP action,” said Ty Stewart, WSOP executive director. “We look forward to rewarding them for their devotion to the game by hosting a fun tournament to show our appreciation.”
PokerGO offers same-day live streaming of the WSOP Main Event starting on July 8th for the first time in WSOP history. WSOP, ESPN, and Poker Central struck a deal earlier this summer to provide poker fans from all over the world expansive coverage of poker’s biggest event.
PokerGO also has a library of the WSOP streams, original programming and currently releasing the second season of Pokerography.