$100K ‘Race to Riches’ Rake Races Start Friday — Race Points Multiplied up to 2x in Designated Tournaments

gr88-racetoriches-160.jpg30 May 2012 (London, UK) – The $100,000 ‘Race to Riches’ rake race begins Friday at This month, four week-long rake races will each award $25K to the players at the top of the leaderboard that week. Race points will be multiplied in ten designated poker tournaments each day.

Players automatically earn points and make their way up the leaderboard just by playing in any real money ring games or tournaments at Every week in June, 400 players will receive cash prizes totaling $25,100. The player at the top of the leaderboard each week will receive $2000, the second place player will win $1300 and $900 will go to the third place player.

Weekly races begin June 1st, June 8th, June 15th and June 22nd. Players can check their current ranking any time on the live leaderboard.

Race points will be multiplied by 1.1 up to 2 when playing in certain tournaments. The more designated tournaments played, the higher the multiplier. The 10 daily tournaments which qualify for a multiplier are:

15:00 $6,000 Guaranteed – 2 Rebuys / 1 Addon
17:00 Evening 109 $20,000 Guaranteed Tournament – $109
18:30 $5000 Guaranteed Freezeout – $22
19:15 $10,000 Guaranteed Freezeout – $33
20:00 Daily High Roller – $215
21:00 $10,000 Guaranteed – Rebuys / Addon – $33
23:00 $10,000 Guaranteed Deepstack Turbo Freezeout – $60
00:00 $10,000 Guaranteed Turbo – 1 Rebuy / 1 Addon Tournament – $33
Wednesday only – 19:00 Midweek Monster $25,000 Guaranteed – $60
Sunday Only – 15:00 Sunday 150k Guaranteed – $109
All times are poker time which is GMT-5. Poker, which offers Texas Hold’em, Omaha, Stud and Draw as well as a Badbeat Jackpot currently over $100,000, is one of the most popular poker rooms on the Merge Gaming poker network. Using a single wallet, players can also enjoy hundreds of casino games from Microgaming and CTXM or bet on thousands of sporting events including in-game betting.


Media inquiries:
Larry Colcy, Lyceum Media

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