Run It Up: Resorts with VIP Club Live

Want to rub shoulders with some of the greatest names from the world of poker? To celebrate the arrival of PokerStars in New Jersey, we’re throwing a very special day of events at Resorts Hotel & Casino on Saturday, May 14. Attendees will include Team PokerStars members Jason Somerville, Chris Moneymaker, Barry Greenstein and more, enjoying activities such as live Q&A sessions, a unique ‘onlive’ poker tournament (featuring players seated together at poker tables, but playing online), and an exclusive VIP Club Live Party at the Landshark Bar & Grill on Saturday night. And we want you to join the fun!

SilverStar+ VIPs can purchase tickets from the VIP Store using their StarsCoin, and every PokerStars player can play to win a pair of event entry tickets, or even a VIP package, in our special freeroll.

How to get your free event entry ticket and VIP package

We’re giving away 100 pairs of tickets, including 10 special VIP packages*, in the Run It Up: Resorts with VIP Club Live Freeroll at 17:00 ET on May 1, 2016. The freeroll will also feature $5,000 in added prize money.

To secure your ticket to the freeroll, open your Challenges window in the PokerStars software and start and complete the simplest of Challenges: play one real money hand at any stake level, or enter one real money tournament of any buy-in. This Challenge will be available from 10:00 ET on April 18 until 23:59 ET on April 30.

You can also claim a ticket to the freeroll by making a deposit of $10 or more using the bonus code ‘VIPCLUBNJ’**, from 10:00 ET on April 18 to 23:59 ET on April 30. We’ll also run special StarsCoin satellites in the run-up to the event, which will award entry tickets as well as VIP packages.

The Run It Up: Resorts with VIP Club Live Freeroll

If you’ve secured a ticket to the freeroll on May 1, either by completing your Challenge or by making a deposit, use your ticket to manually register for the tournament. You’ll find it by searching for ‘Run It Up’ in the PokerStars software. The tournament will start at 17:00 ET on May 1, and will award prizes to the top 240 players, as follows:

PlaceTournament Prize
1-10 $200 and a VIP package
11-18 $100 and a pair of event tickets
19-30 $50 and a pair of event tickets
31-50 $20 and a pair of event tickets
51-100 $10 and a pair of event tickets
101-240 $5

The top 100 finishers will be contacted via email within 48 hours with details of their ticket prizes.

* VIP packages include two nights’ accommodation at Resorts Hotel & Casino (check-in May 13, check-out May 15), a pair of entry tickets to the VIP party, and $200 spending money (awarded as part of the tournament prize - see table above).

** Please note, this is a reload bonus; if you choose to make your first deposit using the bonus code ‘VIPCLUBNJ’, you will lose the right to any first deposit bonuses on offer.

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