LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The hugely anticipated Oktoberfest 2008 kicks off on Friday! PKR.com players will be treated to twelve high-octane events with $270,000 in guaranteed prizes to be won.
With a wide range of games on offer, the second annual Oktoberfest is designed to appeal to all types of player with Hold'em and Omaha, deep stack and six-seater tournaments included on the schedule. The twelve days of intense tournament action will be crowned with the popular 'PKR Masters' which is expected to payout the biggest guaranteed sum in PKR.com history.
Satellites are up now on PKR.com and will run throughout the series with new lotteries offering the chance to qualify for as little as $3. In addition, final tables of several events are set to be televised, as is now customary for PKR.com, so players can vie for the extra incentive of TV stardom!
Cardroom manager Neil Wright said, "We're really excited as this will make our seventh festival on PKR.com. Our players really enjoy them and they keep getting bigger and better as a result. We also try to make sure we cater for everyone, which is reflected in the wide range of events and affordable buy-ins."