PKR to Reprise Oktoberfest Online Poker
October 16, 2008 (InfoPowa News) — The U.K.-based 3D online poker site PKR.com is to run its popular Oktoberfest tournaments again this year, starting Friday 17 October and offering twelve high-octane events with $270,000 in guaranteed prizes.
With a wide range of games on offer, the second annual Oktoberfest is designed to appeal to all types of player with Hold'em and Omaha, deep stack and six-seater tournaments included on the schedule. The twelve days of intense tournament action will be crowned with the 'PKR Masters' event, which is expected to pay out the biggest guaranteed sum in PKR.com history, says a company spokesman.
Satellites will run throughout the series with new lotteries offering the chance to qualify for as little as $3. In addition, final tables of several events are set to be televised.
Cardroom manager Neil Wright said, "This will make our seventh festival on PKR.com. We … try to make sure we cater for everyone, which is reflected in the wide range of events and affordable buy-ins."