Bodog Tournament Heats up as Players Contend for Stardom

04 November 2009


Poker players from all over are contending to be the next poker Champion! He or She will be crowned on November 8th at 4pm EST.

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The road to poker stardom is underway at with the first three days of the Bodog Poker Open IV in the books and lots of prize money already awarded, including $25,000 in added money from Both the lower-stakes “Contender Series” and higher-stakes “Championship Series” have seen impressive numbers each day, and the action is only just heating up as players contend for seats in the Bodog Poker Open IV Championship Event on Sunday, Nov. 8, when one player will be crowned champion and receive international media exposure.

“The chance to become a poker superstar and pocket some serious cash is why so many online poker players have turned out for the Bodog Poker Open IV this week, and there’s still time to get in on the action,” said Bodog Poker Pro Justin Bonomo. “Every poker player wants to make a name for themselves by winning a major tournament, and the Bodog Poker Open IV Championship Event this Sunday guarantees this and more with the winner receiving major exposure in an international poker publication and extensive coverage on”

The Championship Series of the Bodog Poker Open IV continues tonight with Event No. 4 ($50 + $5 with Rebuys – No Limit Holdem). The series runs for the next two nights at 8:30pm with Pot Limit and Limit Holdem events, both featuring a $150 + $12 buy-in. Winners of these events will receive an automatic T$500 buy-in to the Bodog Poker Open IV Championship Event, held on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 4pm EST. is adding $25,000 in cash to the prize pool of the $470 + $30 buy-in Championship Event.

Running concurrently with the Championship Series, the lower-stakes Contender Series carries the same opportunity for winners to receive a T$500 buy-in to the Bodog Poker Open IV Championship Event. So far three “Contenders” have moved up to the ranks of potential champions and by the end of the week, a total of seven players from the Contender Series will have earned a shot at poker stardom by winning seats to the Bodog Poker Open IV Championship Event.

While it is the top spot that players are gunning for in each Contender Series tournament, the remaining eight final table players from each event earns an automatic seat to the Contender Series Championship Event, held on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 5pm EST. The $46 + $4 buy-in tournament features $2,500 in added prize money from

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Finally, those not lucky enough to win a seat to the Championship Event in either series can still win their way in on the cheap when hosts a full day of satellite qualifiers on Saturday, Nov. 7.

Good luck to all of you in this and may the poker rain down on all of your cards!!