Hollywood Poker Wants To Know If You Have What It Takes To Be A GSOP 5 Champion
Sunday, 12. September 2010

The Grand Series Of Poker 5 is just around the corner and Hollywood Poker wants to know whether you have what it takes to be a champion. Hollywood Poker’s GSOP 5 offers players a massive combined guaranteed prizepool of $2,500,000. The GSOP 5 is made up of the GSOP 5 Main Events, the Grand Slam Final Tournament and the Sidebet Leaderboard. Hollywood Poker is currently running GSOP qualifier tournaments with buy-ins as low as $1.20

The Hollywood Poker GSOP 5 Main Events are a series of 15 different tournaments that will run in Hollywood Poker‘s online poker room from September 19th through October 3rd. The Main Events include both Texas Hold’em and Omaha games with a range of buy-ins from $50+$4 up to $500+$25 and a range of guaranteed prizepools from $25,000 all the way up to $500,000. Each of the winners of the 15 GSOP 5 Main Events will receive a ticket to the Grand Slam Final. Hollywood Poker will be maintaining a GSOP 5 Leaderboard that will award tickets to the GSOP 5 Grand Slam Final. The GSOP 5 Leaderboard prize structure is as follows:

1st: 1 ticket to the Grand Slam Final.
2nd-10th: Play for 1 ticket to the Grand Slam Final.
11th-30th: Play for 1 ticket to the Grand Slam Final.
31st-100th: Play for 1 ticket to the Grand Slam Final.

The GSOP 5 culminates in the GSOP 5 Grand Slam Final on Sunday, October 10th at 12:00 EDT. The Grand Slam Final is a No Limit Texas Hold’em Freezeout tournament with a $5,000 buy-in and a huge $300,000 guaranteed prizepool. Players qualify for the Grand Slam final by direct buy-in, by winning any one of the 15 GSOP 5 Main Events, through the GSOP 5 Leaderboard, via Grand Slam Qualifiers or the Last Chance Qualifiers.

Hollywood Poker will be running two GSOP 5 Grand Slam Qualifiers from September 19th through October 3rd. The GSOP 5 Grand Slam Qualifier structure is as follows:

GSOP 5 Grand Slam Qualifier
Buy-In: $20+$2
Date: September 19th, 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th, 29th, October 1st and 3rd
Time: 14:00 EST
Prize: 1 ticket guaranteed to the Grand Slam Final

GSOP 5 Grand Slam Qualifier
Buy-In: $30+$3
Date: September 10th, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th and October 2nd
Time: 14:00 EST
Prize: 1 ticket guaranteed to the Grand Slam Final

If October 10th rolls around and you haven’t managed to win yourself a ticket to the Grand Slam Final then you can still do so in Hollywood Poker’s Grand Slam Last Chance Qualifier. The Grand Slam Qualifier will be held on October 10th at 12:00 EDT. It will have a buy-in of $50+$4 buy-in and will award a guaranteed 3 tickets to the Grand Slam Final.

Hollywood Poker will also be maintaining a GSOP 5 Sidebet Leaderboard. In order to register for the GSOP 5 Sidebet Leaderboard, players must simply buy-in for $1,000 and they will receive a “GSOP 5 Sidebet ticket.” Players’ standings in the Sidebet Leaderboard are determined by their overall performance in the GSOP 5 Main Events in the same way that the GSOP 5 Leaderboard is. The GSOP 5 Sidebet Leaderboard payout structure is as follows:



In addition to the lion’s share of the Sidebet prizepool, the top finisher on the GSOP 5 Sidebet Leaderboard will also receive a $500+$25 ticket to the $500,000 Guaranteed GSOP 5 Event 15.

Join Hollywood Poker and see if you have what it takes to be a GSOP Champion.