From December 6-9, 2018, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) will host its $1,100 buy-in, $500,000 GTD Season Finale at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota, and we’re excited to announce players who attend will have the opportunity to win a sought-after $30,000 Platinum Pass to the PokerStars Players NL Hold’Em Championship (PSPC).
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The PSPC takes place January 6-10, 2019 at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas and is shaping up to be the largest $25,000 buy-in event in history with $1 million to be added to first place and an additional $8 million added to the prize pool through Platinum Pass giveaways. More than 300 players will win their way into the rake-free event for free via Platinum Pass giveaways including one lucky player from the MSPT.
“We’re very excited that PokerStars is offering MSPT poker players the opportunity to win a Platinum Pass into their $25K event, which is sure to be one of the poker’s most historic and unique events,” said MSPT President Bryan Mileski. “Plus, it’s not going to be hard to get a Midwest player to go down to the Bahamas in the dead of January.”
To be eligible to win the Platinum Pass, participants must register for the MSPT Season Finale Platinum Pass Giveaway. Each day they register, players will receive one entry to the drawing from which eight finalists will be picked to participate in the HEADS-UP Flip-Out Tournament. Players will receive a bonus entry for the giveaway drawing for each re-entry into the $1,100 Main Event. The HEADS-UP Flip-Out tournament will consist of four matches comprised of just one hand each match. Finalists will play down to just one winner who will receive the Platinum Pass.
The $30,000 Platinum Pass includes $25,000 buy-in to the PSPC, six nights’ accommodation at the Atlantis Resort in Nassau, room folio and travel expenses.
Participants will receive one (1) entry per day (Day 1A on Dec. 6, 1B on Dec. 7, and 1C on Dec. 8) and must register with at MSPT booth by close of tournament registration on Days 1A/B and until 5:10 p.m. on 1C. Players will receive a bonus entry if/when they re-enter the $1,100 Main Event.
At the close of registration, three (3) names will be drawn from the 1A flight, three (3) from 1B and (2) from 1C for a grand total of eight (8) finalists. Names will be selected randomly and participants will have one (1) hour to claim their seat. If not claimed, a new name(s) will be selected.
The eight (8) finalists will return at 10 a.m. on Sunday before the start of tournament play on Day 2 for the HEADS-UP Flip-Out Tournament to determine the winner
Players who have questions about the PSPC can email email@example.com. Those with questions regarding the MSPT Season 9 finale and giveaway may email Chad@msptpoker.com.
Must be a minimum of 18 years old to participate. Platinum Pass is non-transferable. Must have vaild passport to travel to Bahamas.
Official PSPC Blog page: https://www.pokerstarsblog.com/en/blog/pspc/
Official PSPC website: www.pokerstarslive.com/pspc /