PKR Christmas Cracker starts today


The holiday specials just keep coming for online poker players. The latest comes from PKR, which is kicking off a Christmas Cracker explosion of special tournaments starting today.

There will be 13 events on the Christmas Cracker schedule that will have guaranteed prize pools plus special Christmas gifts for players.

The guaranteed prize pools will add up to more than $170,000 in prize pools given out through nearly two weeks of holiday tournament action. The events start off today with a $5,000 guaranteed event that will also offer the winner a personalized luxury PKR chip set.

Other prizes that players can snag for first-place finishes in the events include a Sony PlayStation 3, Apple iPod Touch, Panasonic Home Cinema System, Cristal 2002 champagne and more.

Day Event


Xmas Gift Prize

Time (GMT) Buy-In
Dec. 22 PL Hold'em - $5,000 GTD


Personalized luxury PKR chip set

6:30 p.m. $20
Dec. 23 Limit Hold'em - $3,000 GTD


Sony PSP-300 Console and Go! Cam

6:30 p.m. $10
Dec. 24 Deep & Steep- $5,000 GTD


Xbox 360 Elite System

6:30 p.m. $15
Dec. 25 NL Hold'em- $5,000 GTD


PlayStation 3 (80GB)

8 p.m. $20
Dec. 26 Deep Stack (6-seater)- $10,000 GTD


32GB iPod Touch

6:30 p.m. $30
Dec. 27 Deep Stack- $100,000 GTD


Nintendo Wii Console with Sports Pack

20:00 $250
Dec. 28 Hold'em (6-seater)- $5,000 GTD


Two bottles of Cuvee Cristal 2002

3 p.m. $20
Dec. 29 PL Omaha- $5,000 GTD


B&W Zeppelin iPod Speaker

6:30 p.m. $20
Dec. 30 Terminator- $5,000 GTD


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700 Digital Camera

6:30 p.m. $20
Dec. 31 Speed- $5,000 GTD


Sony PRS505S eBook Reader

3 p.m. $15
Jan. 1 NL Hold'em- $15,000 GTD


Panasonic SC-PT860 DVD Home Cinema

8 p.m. $25
Jan. 2 Terminator 2- $5,000 GTD


Sony BDP-S550 Blu-ray Disc Player

6:30 p.m. $10
Jan. 11 Christmas Cracker Freeroll- $5,000 6:30 p.m. $0

PKR won't be offering satellites or qualifiers for the Christmas Cracker events. The only way in is to pay the direct buy-in, except for the PKR Masters, where the usual satellites will be running for that event.

For more information about this and other promotions at the poker site, visit PKR.

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