Get Your Grind On Online This Christmas

Learn more about the busy Christmas online poker tournament schedule open to American grinders

What are your Christmas plans this year? A nice family gathering? More turkey than you can shake a stick at? What about playing some online poker tournaments? You are in for a treat if your plans revolve around the latter.

Several online poker sites are getting into the Christmas spirit by boosting their tournament offerings.

Bovada is one such site that is available to residents of the U.S. of A. It is running the 2020 Holiday Series from December 26 through January 7. The bustling schedule features 63 events across a range of buy-ins and formats. Looking down the schedule reveals there’s a 2020 Holiday Series for everyone.

The biggest of these Christmas events runs each Sunday. The Holiday Series Special costs $162 to enter and for that you receive 21,000 chips and play for a share of $221,000 guaranteed.

High rollers among you can play in your own Holidays Series Special. This runs December 27 and January 3, costs $325 to enter and has $121,000 guaranteed. Don’t worry if you bust out because four re-entries are permitted during late registration.

Bovada isn’t only about high stakes tournaments, Low Rollers are important to them too. Get involved in the Micro Roller on January 5 which only costs $2.20 yet has $2,021 guaranteed.

Satellites for the biggest events are available right now from the bargain price of only $2.20.

Celebrate Christmas at Intertops

Intertops is an online poker site that has been around for more than a decade. It’s fair to say it knows how to celebrate the holidays; it’s had plenty of practice.

There is a daily tournament called the Poker Road to Christmas each day until December 23. They run twice per day at 14:30 and 20:30 ET, cost $10.80 to enter and feature $600 guaranteed prize pools.

A special tournament runs on Christmas Day so don’t overindulge at dinner time! The XMAS Day event commands a $38.50 buy-in and boasts of a $3,000 guaranteed prize pool. No need t worry if the $38.50 buy-in is outside the constraints of your bankroll because there are $3.30 satellites running six times per day up to an including December 25.

You won’t be nursing a hangover, hopefully, on December 26 because that’s when the Boxing Day event takes place. This big stack tournament has a $22 buy-in and a $1,500 guaranteed prize pool. It will be fun because everyone starts with 25,000 stacks and blind increase every three minutes. This is the very definition of a deep and steep tournament.

The New Year’s Day event is the next big Intertops tournament to get your teeth into. It is a $30.80 buy-in $2,500 guaranteed event at 17:10 ET on January 1. $2.20 satellites run six times per day from December 28 to January 1 if you want a cheap route into the action.

This event is definitely superb value. January 1 is traditionally a slow day for online poker site. Not only that but many people get carried away on New Year’s Eve, meaning many of your opponents could be suffering from a hangover!

See In The New Year With the Three Kings in Lockdown Event

It may not be massive but it is definitely a tournament worth playing. We are, of course, talking about the Three Kings in Lockdown tournament at Intertops.

Cards are in the air at 17:15 ET on January 6. Buy-in direct for $27.50 or win your way in for only $0.99. Sign off the 12th day of Christmas by banking the lions share of the $2,500 guaranteed prize pool.

Christmas is a great time to play poker because online poker sites are full of people relaxing and enjoying themselves. The boosted numbers of recreational players make each session potentially more profitable. Keep your wits about you and clean up at the tables!

Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

If it’s something you can play online for real money, chances are Matthew knows a bit about it. He’s been writing about slots, craps and poker for the better part of the last decade. He’s written for PokerNews, PartyPoker and many other respected online gambling websites during the last nine years.


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