Black Diamond Poker Open by Bovada Continues

The Black Diamond Poker Open will end this Sunday, the 1st of April. The tournament has been on for eight weeks, hosting poker events like Shootouts, Texas Hold’em, Knockouts and Seven-Card Stud. The tournament hosted 52 events in total and will end at 16:00 EST this Sunday. The final winner will be crowned the first champion of the main event. The Contender Series ran from the 5th of March to the 18th and the Championship Series is still on.

The buy-in for the tournament was $424 + $25, which is not much when the winner can win a whopping $50,000 and more. The winner will also be awarded an engraved watch worth $5,000. The tournament has a guaranteed prize pool amounting to $250,000. Players can buy in directly to an event or qualify via any of the 2,000 satellites on offer. You have the chance to qualify for the Main Championship Event on the 31st of March, if you haven’t qualified yet.

Events before the weekend

Before the main event commences on the weekend, players have the opportunity to win prize pools ranging between $5,000 and $15,000. Large amounts could be won by participating in any of the six poker events. Wednesday featured an event of Texas Hold’em Rebuy with a buy-in of $50+$5. The prize pool for this event was $15,000. Another event on the same day was a Pot-Limit Omaha Six-Max Turbo tournament, which guaranteed a prize pool of $5,000. The buy-in for this event was $100+$9.

Thursday witnessed two more events with guaranteed prize pools of $5,000 and $10,000 each. The former was a Fixed-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo tournament with a buy-in of $69+$6, while the latter was a Texas Hold’em Six-Max Turbo tournament with a buy in of $100+$9.

Friday, the 30th of March, features a Fixed-Limit Texas Hold’em tournament with a buy-in of $100+$9 with a guaranteed prize pool of $5,000 along with a Texas Hold’em Knockout Turbo tournament with a buy-in of $75+$7 and guaranteed prize pool of $10,000.

Poker festival ends with a second chance tournament

The championship doesn’t end with the main event. The Second Chance buy-in starts at 19:00 ET on the 31st of March, costing $150+$12. The prize pool for this event is a guaranteed $25,000. Players can book their seats for the Championship main event at a price much more affordable than the original buy-in through the second chance tournament. The buy-in can be earned at the Super Saturday Satellite Day, this Saturday. You can take a look at the satellite qualifiers through the ‘Special’ tab in the ‘Schedule Tournaments’ section on the site.

Players who are not members of Bovada can sign up and begin playing now. New customers from Americacan win up to $1,000 in the form of a 100% match up poker bonus. Bovada belongs to the Bodog Poker Network. It is available only to those living in theUS.

About Bovada Poker

Bodog, founded in 1994, created Bovada solely for players based in theUS. It is a new entrant in the online gambling world. Bodog has been operating inAmericasince 2004, but recently decided to differentiate its interests in the country through Bovada.

The software powering Bovada is same as that used by Bodog. It is very easy to understand, stable and ensures an enjoyable online gaming experience. A free trial version is available for players who would like to test it first. Bovada offers banking options that specifically cater to its market. Customer support is available 24 hours, all year round via email and telephone. The customer service representatives are very friendly, competent and multi-lingual.

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