In November 2020, a lot of things happened in the world of online poker. 888Poker has updated its app and launched the Made to Play promotion. A legal client for Russian players PartyPoker Sochi has been released. The $ 10K WSOP Main Event was announced. 1nvoker was blocked at GGPokerOK for bum hunting.
What can poker lovers expect from December? The last month of the year is considered off-season in poker, so major tournaments run with lower guarantees than usual. However, with more rake races in December, some pretty good action is expected.
Made to Play promotion from 888Poker
Due to the release of a new client, the poker room 888Poker offers its users various bonuses:
- Free tournaments with a $ 30K guarantee weekly.
- The opportunity to win prizes in the lottery every day.
- Blast tournaments have happy hours from 7pm to 9pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. For every Blast tournament played in an hour, a ticket with the same buy-in is awarded. The first completed tournament up to $ 30 is considered.
- At the same time, but only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, there are happy hours at Snap Back. At $0.02-0.05 limits, rakeback is 50%, but not more than $ 20.
- On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, also from 7 pm to 9 pm, 888Poker is launching happy hours for satellites. During this time, players will receive 100% rakeback from qualifying tournaments.
- Every 5 minutes, prizes are played out at random tables, with a total amount of up to $ 1000.
Players who have made a deposit at 888Poker prior to or during the promotion are eligible to participate in this promotion. The offer will last until January 10, 2021.
Until December 20th, 888Poker is hosting the XL Series with a total guaranteed prize pool of $ 1.5M. The series includes 34 tournaments, costing from $ 5.5 to $ 320.
The $ 250 Main Event with a $ 500.000 guarantee is scheduled for December 20th. You can qualify for this event in satellites for $ 12 and $ 27.5. and you can get to each final satellite by winning prizes in sub-satellites, where buy-ins start from 1 cent.
Rake races updates at PartyPoker
In Spins, Cash and Spins Ultra, you will also be able to participate in rake races in December. There have been some changes in the distribution of prizes compared to the previous month.
Now the leaderboard prize pool for cash players in Omaha and Hold’em has dropped to $ 24.000, which is one third less than in November. The race for the largest limit ($ 500) has ceased to operate, there are 7 races left. Due to the exclusion of this limit, the overall guarantee decreased, but the prize money at all other limits remained the same.
In the Spins race, the daily prizes, on the contrary, increased to $ 17.000; $ 1.000 more than in November. In the SPINS Ultra leaderboard, the prize pool was also increased by one thousand dollars. But in the SnG race, the prize money was greatly reduced – from 10K to 5K dollars on weekdays, and from 12.250 to 10.000 dollars on weekends. The number of prizes was reduced from 100 to 75.
PartyPoker runs special Daily Legends satellites until December 20th. Upon departure from this satellite, a random prize will be played out, in addition to the total prize pool. You can win up to four tickets in one day.
WSOPC online at GGPokerOK
From December 13 to January 10, the online series WSOPC will be held at the GGPokerOK poker room. The schedule includes many ring tournaments as well as side events with a guaranteed prize pool of $ 100 million. The leaderboard is designed for 100 thousand dollars.
Let’s review only the main episodes of this grand event:
- Big $1M GTD for $ 50 – the most accessible event to win a ring WSOP.
- Super Million $5M for $10.300 – the most prestigious event with an increased guaranteed fund.
- Plossus $1.225.000 for $ 400 – the biggest event by the PLO rules.
- New Year COLOSSUS $2.021.000 for $ 400 – tournament, the final part of which will be held on January 3.
- For $ 170 you can take part in a more affordable version of the WSOP Main Event – Mini Main Event $2.000.000.
The total prize pool for races in December will increase to $ 5.5 million.
The daily Rush & Cash races now offer $ 40.000, $ 7.000 more than last month. There are 14 leaderboards in total – 7 limits each for Omaha and Hold’em. Points are earned as follows: for a call – 1 point, for a bet or raise – 2 points, for insurance – 3 points, and for Cash Drop – 10 points. Play from 9 am to 11 am Moscow time to get twice as many points for similar actions.
21 thousand dollars are played out every day on the leaderboards for Omaha and Hold’em players. Points are awarded according to the number of rake hands. During happy hours (9.00 – 11.00), 1.5 times more points are awarded.
In the daily Spin & Gold race, $ 20.000 is played out. There are 8 leaderboards for each limit in total. Points are awarded in accordance with the occupied place – the higher the place, the more points. During happy hours, points are earned 1.5 times faster.
If you play AoF, you can get an instant 1 buy-in prize after every 100 hands are played.
Short Deck Hold’em has its own leaderboard with a prize pool of $ 5.000. Depending on the limit, the race is divided into 9 categories. Points are awarded for rake hands, and from 9.00 to 11.00 their number is multiplied by a factor of 1.5.
Missions from RedStar Poker and BestPoker
Until December 24, RedStar Poker and BestPoker have a Christmas calendar promotion, to participate in which you need to log in once on the Missions tab. After that, each day the missions will be sent by themselves. The essence of the promotion is to complete the assigned tasks – for example, to win with a certain hand in the cash, or to collect a specific pocket hand in Twister.
The promotion includes Twister tables for 2, 5 and 10 euros, as well as cash tables with the rules of No-Limit Hold’em with limits from 0.05 / 0.10 euros, with the exception of the HU format. For completed tasks, which drop out randomly, you can get tickets worth from 0.50 to 50 euros. The ticket must be used within 7 days after receiving it.
25 days of poker at TigerGaming
Until December 25, at the TigerGaming poker room, you can win tickets to the All-in freeroll with a prize pool of $ 1K by completing daily missions. To take part in the promotion, you need to go to the Contest section of the box office and click Opt-In. The essence of the missions is to perform simple actions – to collect a pocket hand of AK, play SNG, etc. For three missions, a ticket for a lottery is issued.
The more missions are completed, the higher the guaranteed pool of the tournament for which the ticket is given. So, after completing 6-15 missions, you will receive a buy-in to the tournament with a guarantee of 1.5K dollars. And after completing 45 or more missions, you can take part in a tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $ 15.000.
New Year promotions from Unibet Poker
Until the end of 2020, a large number of different promotions are held in the Unibet Poker. Every day until December 15, the room distributes random bonuses. For example, it can be a 50% bonus to the deposit, or the chances of winning up to 25.000 euros if you correctly guess 6 answers to the Champions League Predictor Game.
Until December 31, missions are available for which you can get tickets to freerolls, SNG and HexaPro tournaments, bonus points and Santa Flip tokens.
Until the end of the year, the Santa Baby campaign will also last, in which cash players and fans of the Sin & Go and HexaPro formats can participate. According to the terms of the promotion, you need to fill 3 types of tokens used to participate in the game against Santa Santa Flip. In each category tickets for tournaments are played out.
For every 30 hands that come to the flop, you will receive 1 token in the cash. Also, the token is issued for 4 hands in HexaPro or 5 hands in Sin & Go. Depending on the limits, all tokens are divided into categories. The maximum can be won in one day is 15 tokens – 5 for each type.