U.K. And Irish Players Enjoy Summer Festival Of Free Poker With PokerStars
Monday, 26. April 2010

This summer is about bikinis, Frisbees and now poker with PokerStars’ Summer Festival of Free Poker. The Summer Festival of Free Poker is open exclusively to players from the U.K. and Ireland and offers a range of freerolls running every night of the week.

The high point of PokerStars’ Summer Festival of Free Poker is the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll scheduled for May 30th. Satellite qualifiers for the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll are already running.

The action does not stop there. In addition to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll. PokerStars is giving away free seats to the U.K. & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) events that are playing out in Brighton and Nottingham as well as giveaway free seats to $215 buy in online tournaments as a part of their Summer Festival of Free Poker.

PokerStars is hosting qualifier tournaments for the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll every evening from April 23rd through May 28th. Players can find the qualifiers for the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll in the PokerStars lobby under the Tourney and Regional tabs. The £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll qualifier schedule is as follows:

£100,000 Qualifier
Buy In: Free.
Time: Monday – Friday, 21:15 GMT; Saturday & Sunday, 20:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 90 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll.

$300 Turbo Freeroll
Buy In: Free.
Time: Monday – Friday, 22:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 90 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll. $300 prize pool that pays out according to a standard multi table tournament pay out structure.

$11 Sunday Satellite
Buy In: $11.
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 14:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 5 finishers receive 5 tickets to $250 buy in online tournaments. Top 20 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll.

$1,000 Added Freeroll
Buy In: Free.
Time: Saturday & Sunday, 22:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 9 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll. $1,000 prize pool that pays out according to a standard multi table tournament pay out structure.

Daily $1,000 Summer Freeroll
Buy In: Free with $0.50 Rebuys.
Time: Daily, 19:15 GMT; plus Saturday & Sunday added, 20:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 9 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll. $1,000 prize pool that pays out according to a standard multi table tournament pay out structure.

$2 Summer Festival Freeroll
Buy In: $2
Time: Monday – Friday, 20:15 GMT.
Prize: Top 54 finishers receive entry to the £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll. $500 prize pool that pays out according to a standard multi table tournament pay out structure.

The £100,000 Summer Festival Freeroll is scheduled for May 30th at 20:15 GMT and promises to be one of the biggest online poker events for the U.K. and Ireland of the year.

PokerStars is also running qualifiers for seats to the UKIPT events in Nottingham and Brighton from April 24th through May 28th. The qualifier schedule is as follows:

UKIPT Freeroll
Buy In: Free.
Time: Saturday, 21:15 GMT.
Prize: Prize packages for UKIPT Nottingham and Brighton events.

UKIPT Bounty
Buy In: Free.
Time: Saturday, 21:15 GMT.
Prize: Prize packages for UKIPT Nottingham and Brighton events. Participating Team PokerStars Pros will have bounties on their heads together equaling $500.

Join PokerStars today and get in on the festival.