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Americas Cardroom Hosts $15 Million Super Series in June
Americas Cardroom has announced the Online Super Series XVII, a $15 million guaranteed festival. It takes place between June 14-28 and is one of the biggest poker festivals in the history of the site.
There’s been plenty of poker tournament action around the poker world in recent month. The majority of it took place on online poker sites unavailable to Americans. PokerStars ran its SCOOP festival. partypoker hosted the WPT Online Series and Super High Roller Bowl. GGPoker teamed up with the WSOP for its online super series. Americas Cardroom is getting in on the action now.
This latest incarnation of the Online Super Series features a bustling schedule of 150-events over 15-days. There’s something for everyone with No-Limit Hold’em. Pot-Limit Omaha, and PLO8 events scheduled. These come in a variety of formats including regular, turbo and hyper-turbo structures.
Online Super Series XVII kicks off at 12:00 ET on June 14 with the Lunch High Roller 8-Max. This tournament costs $630 to enter and boasts of a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. Nine other events run on Day 1 of the Online Super Series, including a $265 buy-in with $1 million guaranteed.
More Massive Online Super Series Events Schedule
Americas Cardroom has created a schedule with a wide range of buy-ins. Online Super Series tournaments start at only $1.10 and increase to $5,150.
There are two $2,650 buy-in events with $1 million guarantees on each. This large buy-in is usually out of the reach of most poker players, but there are dozens of satellites feeding into them that run around the clock. Now is the time to brush up on your satellite tournament strategy.
All three (the $215 and two $2,650) $1 million guaranteed tournaments take place over two days. Day 2 commences at 14:00 ET the day after the tournament starts.
Online Super Series Is The Perfect Warm-Up For the $7M Venom
Get plenty of practice during the OSS because a huge event starts soon after its conclusion. The mighty Venom tournament returns on July 24 and runs through until August 2.
The Venom costs $2,650 to enter and boasts of a gigantic $7 million guaranteed prize pool. You can play in four Day 1s and see if you can progress to Day 2. Satellites start at only $0.11, which gives everyone the chance to play in the Venom.
Last year’s Venom ran after an Online Super Series and surpassed all expectations. $5 million was guaranteed but a field of 2,553-entrants resulted in a $6,382,500 prize pool.
Brazil’s “TheBigKid” was the last player standing. He walked away with $1,050,559 for his victory. All but one of the eight finalists secured six-figure prizes, with runner-up “GinkgoBiloba” banking $760,794.
Action-Inducing Bomb Pots Coming to Americas Cardroom
They’re not jet -launched by Americas Cardroom is launching Bomb Pots in its cash games. Rumors suggest Bomb Pots will arrive during the Online Super Series.
The Bomb Pots mechanics are simple. These special tables see the pot randomly bombed up to four times per hour. A random multiplier appears and everyone at the table puts in this multiplier of the big blind preflop.
For example, at a nine-handed $1/$2 game with a 2x Bomb Pot, everyone puts in $4 preflop. The game continues as normal, but has $36 in the pot already going to the flop! Bomb Pots are sure to create more than their fair share of action. Look out for them in the coming weeks.
Compete at Americas Cardroom or Black Chip Poker
Americas Cardroom is running all of the above, but you have another choice of where to play. Black Chip Poker is on the same network and, therefore, the series and bomb pots are available there. Check out our reviews of both sites before jumping into the intense action.