Online Qualifiers PCA Ladies Weekend Begins

19 November 2009


Ok all you ladies that love to play poker, here is your chance to strut your stuff!! Don’t miss out on this one!

(PRESS RELEASE) PokerStars is pleased to announce the start of online qualifying tournaments for the PCA Ladies Weekend, the highlight of the Ladies poker circuit which takes place at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure at the Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas in January 2010.

The PCA Ladies Weekend is a chance for female poker players everywhere to be part of one of the greatest poker festivals on earth – the PCA – played in one of the most beautiful Caribbean locations, Paradise Island. The Ladies Weekend combines sunshine beaches with relaxation, pampering and poker for female poker players who want to improve their game, enjoy some spa treatment.

Accepts all Players

Satellites are now running on PokerStars for as little as $2.20, with packages worth $3,500 up for grabs. What does that include? Three nights’ accommodation at Atlantis, $900 towards travel expenses and a $250 spa voucher, either to unwind if things don’t go quite as well as you’d hoped at the tables, or to celebrate your big win.

You’ll also receive entry to a Ladies Poker Boot camp worth $250, where you’ll get to learn how to play like our top female Team PokerStars Pros like Vanessa Rousso, Victoria Coren and Katja Thater. And of course, you’ll also receive your buy-in to the PokerStars No Limit Hold’em $1,000 which also marks the Grand Finale of the Pokerstars sponsored High Heels Poker Tour Grand Final. This is on Saturday, January 9, 2010, one of the 50 events scheduled for the PCA.

PokerStars is the proud sponsor of the High Heels Poker Tour, one of the world’s premier ladies poker organizations. The HHPT aims to give women of all ages the opportunity to expand their skills at the poker table and provide a venue for nurturing the next top female poker player.

All female players are welcome at the PCA Ladies Weekend, whether you are a member of the High Heels Poker Tour, from another ladies poker organization, or just playing for fun. Online qualifiers are now being held daily on You can find satellites in the tournament lobby under “Events” and “PCA”, or by typing “PCA Ladies Weekend” into the event filter. You can also buy-in directly to the grand final for $1,250 + $100, or turn up on the day to do the same.

It’s open to all women, from experience veterans to those picking up cards for the first time. And don’t worry if you don’t have a PokerStars account, you can download the software for free at, where you’ll find tutorials and all you need to get started.