Poker Olympics Started by BetVictor

August 1, 2012

The online poker world is now a part of the Olympic fever. From the 1st of August BetVictor, a well-known online casino is giving players a chance to win €40,000 by participating in what the site calls Poker Olympics.

So what exactly are the Poker Olympics?

Over the month of August, players will get the chance to participate in five events, which include Marathon, Sprint Challenges, High Jump, 400 Meter Hurdles and Long Jump. By playing these games you can win four packages to the European Masters of Poker (EMOP) inBarcelonaor even a MacBook Air.

The action begins with the fast paced Sprint Challenge. You can start earning VIP points on the first day of this tournament. The VIP points will give players a chance to win freerolls for the EMOP Barcelona worth €2,000 each.

400 Meter Hurdles give player’s rewards for winning four consecutive sit ‘n’ go (SNG) tournaments played at identical stake levels. The reward will be an iPad. On the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th of August, the Marathon will reward winning players a MacBook Air. Other players who come in the top ten positions will be given cash prizes.

All you need to enter this unique event is 20 VIP points. Only 1,000 players can participate and the event concludes after 2 hours with the prizes awarded to players’ according to their chip stacks.

The Triple Jump and High Jump are games that will keep players on the edge. Hitting a royal flush in Texas hold’em cash games will win players €100 that can even go up to €300. Andy Home, the poker head at BetVictor stated that poker and the Olympics take a lot of commitment when it comes to participation. Apart from commitment luck and skill is also important.

Home added that the Poker Olympics gives players a chance to come in first and go home with a lot of rewards. She wishes all the Olympians good luck!

About BetVictor

BetVictor is an established bookmaking and gaming group that caters to a wide ranging market of over 160 countries. The company has grown rapidly, especially in the last 10 years and has offices in Gibraltar and the Far East. The company gets its license from the government of Gibraltar and from Gibraltar’s Gambling Commission.

BetVictor is an innovative gaming site and constantly upgrades and revamps its software and website. Numerous provides power the casino that include Cryptylogic, Chartwell, NetEnt, Microgaming and Wagerworks.

The site is extremely safe to play at and offers the best type of player’s security. Banking options gives players the comfort of choosing from a multitude of deposit and withdrawal options. The site offers generous bonuses to players starting from welcome bonuses which can go up to £175. You can even compete with Victor, the casinos owner and win a lot of money. The site is extremely easy to navigate around and is supported by an enthusiastic and efficient customer support team that works round the clock.