The 2011 WSOP is looming and, like every year, there are countless ways to qualify.
From now until the 2011 WSOP Main Event, PokerListing.com will be highlighting some of the best options available through our poker partners.
We’ll give you an in-depth look at all the various satellites including steps programs, multiple seat guaranteed tournaments and Sit & Goes.
This week we’re going to showcase the best satellites available on Poker770, PKR Poker and Ladbrokes Poker.
PKR Poker is renowned for giving its players more than the average trip to Vegas and this year is no exception.
This year the site is focused on sending players to Event 54, which is one of the $1,000 No-Limit Hold’em events, and will be providing winners with 2011 World Series Experience packages.
The packages also include accommodations, spending cash and extras like exclusive parties and a tour of Vegas.
PKR 2011 World Series Experience Package
The PKR World Series Experience Package promises to be one hell of a way to see Vegas and its possible to qualify for less than a latte at Starbucks.
There are three different levels of qualifiers at $2.30, $10.40 and $47.30 with the weekly satellite costing $215 to buy in directly.
Check out our comprehensive PKR Poker review and signup bonus and get involved.
There are plenty of reasons to qualify for the 2011 World Series of Poker on Ladbrokes Poker including a huge welcome party and 10 nights at the posh Palazzo hotel on the strip. This year the site is sending players to either Event 50: $5,000 Triple Chance No-Limit Hold’em or your choice of $1,500 events with a complete Las Vegas experience package.
Ladbrokes Vegas 2011 – Poker Package
This package includes the buy-in to Event 50: $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em, 10 nights at the Palazzo, $2k for travel and $1,000 for spending cash.
The qualifiers start at just €10 for the daily ones, then €110 for the weekly semi-finals and €750 to buy in directly to the weekly finals.
Ladbrokes Vegas 2011– Experience Package
The Ladbrokes Experience Package will not only give you entry into two $1,500 events of your choice but it will give you the full Vegas trip with hummer tours, limos, helicopter rides, beach cabana rentals, concerts and more. It also includes the same $1,000 spending cash, 10 nights accommodation at Palazzo and $2,000 for travel that’s found in the Ladbrokes Poker Package.
The qualifiers are exactly the same as the Poker Package with the cheapest ones starting at €10, moving on to €110 for the semifinals and €750 to buy in directly to weekly finals.
Check out our comprehensive LadBrokes Poker review and signup bonus.
Poker770 is a lesser known room on the iPoker network but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a great WSOP package on the site. Poker770 players have access to tons of Sit & Go and Multi-Table Tournaments that feed directly into huge WSOP qualifiers. Every Main Packages won on Poker770 is worth $13k and includes seven nights accommodation at the prestigious Wynn hotel.
Main Event Satellite Structure A
This structure culminates with a massive $535 WSOP Freezeout satellite that takes place every Sunday at 22:00 (GMT+1). The winner receives a WSOP package worth $13,000 that includes Main Event seat, flight and accommodations.
There are numerous feeders into the satellite final with Freezeouts, Rebuy and Add-on and Sit & Goes available. The various buy-ins include $11, $33, $53, $66, $88 and $106.
Main Event Satellite Structure B
The Winner.com Poker Main Event satellite B structure finishes with a $215 buy-in Rebuy and Add-on tournament that takes place every Tuesday.
Once again every winner will receive a WSOP package worth $13,000 that includes your seat, flight and hotel accommodations.
There are a variety of ways to qualify for the final satellite with MTTs, Sit & Goes and rebuy events all represented. Buy-in levels include $8.80, $11, $13.20, $22, $23.50, $27.50, $47 and $112.50.
Jackpot SNG Executive Package
If you really want to go to Las Vegas in style, look no further than the Poker770 Jackpot Sit & Go Executive Package.
This one-of-a-kind package is worth a staggering $25,000 and includes the buy-in to a side event, the Main Event, 13 nights accommodation at the Wynn, tickets to a top-tier show dinner at one of the most exclusive steakhouses and much more.
All you have to do is win six consecutive WSOP 2011 Executive JP Sit & Goes and you are in.
Check out our comprehensive Poker 770 review and signup bonus.
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PartyPoker Daily WSOP Satellite
PartyPoker is running a satellite into the 2011 WSOP Main Event every single day from May 15-30 so why not get in on the action. The direct buy-in is $750 but you can qualify for as little as $2 so there’s no reason not to take a shot. Check the PartyPoker lobby for start times.