Win a WSOP bracelet with W$

This, quite simply, is neat.

The fine folks at PokerStars have decided that PokerStars players will be able to use their W$ to buy into some of the preliminary World Series of Poker events. That means, if you're one of those people with a bunch of unused W$ sitting around, you can now use them for a chance to win a WSOP bracelet.

Now, there are a few things you should know before we move on. This offer will only be available for a specific list of WSOP events.

To satisfy the pre-registration requirements of the WSOP, PokerStars has set a deadline for using your W$ to buy into the earlier contests. If you intend to take advantage of this offer, you must register through PokerStars at least ten days prior to the event.

June 3-Event #2--$1,500 No-limit Hold'em
June 4-Event #3--$1,500 Pot-limit Hold'em
June 8-Event #7--$1,000 No-limit Hold'em w/rebuys
June 10-Event #9--$2,000 No-limit Hold'em
June 12-Event #11--$2,000 Pot-limit Hold'em
June 14-Event #13--$5,000 No-limit Hold'em
June 22-Event #22--$1,500 No-limit Hold'em
June 23-Event #23--$5,000 Seven Card Stud
June 26-Event #27--$5,000 Pot-limit Omaha w/re-buys
June 27-Event #28--$5,000 Limit Hold'em
July 1-Event #33--$3,000 No-limit Hold'em
July 2-Event #35--$10,000 Pot-limit Omaha, 2p.m. start


Please note, only W$ can be used to buy into the preliminary events. You cannot use your T$ or cash to supplement your W$ account.

Also, please be sure you can play in the event before using your W$ to buy into a preliminary event. Once PokerStars registers you with the WSOP, it is final. You cannot unregister and if you can't play, you will lose your W$.



In exchange for arranging all of this for you, you will be asked to wear PokerStars clothing during your tournament play.

How do you do it? It's pretty easy.

Simply e-mail wsop@pokerstars.com with the event you would like to enter. PokerStars will remove the funds from your account and will then email you with a link to the online registration software. Once the registration is complete, you'll simply need to check-in at PokerStars registration desk in Las Vegas to receive your entry.

Before you ask, I should point out, this promotion is not available for the main event of the WSOP.

For some Frequently Asked Questions about this promotion, click here. For the Terms and Conditions of this promotion, click here.

Brad Willis
@BradWillis in PokerStars news