Happy New Year Everybody!
We are assuming that you are now extremely hung over after celebrating the bringing in of the New Year last night, yet you may also have whichever eye you can open on exactly what early tournaments are coming up in 2013.
Well you are in luck, as there are many opportunities for you to get stuck into your poker quickly in 2013, whether you prefer live tournaments, online tournaments or perhaps even a bit of both. We will start with the live events:
PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 5th Jan – 14th Jan!
The PCA is always one of the most anticipated live events of the year, with the fact it is one of the first to make an appearance each year a big bonus. Another massive bonus is that it is held on Paradise Island in the Caribbean, which means a perfect tropical location as well as some massive events to keep you occupied.
The two most popular events are the Main Event which is a $10k affair and the $100k High Roller Event, with both offering massive prize pools.
Aussie Millions 17th Jan – 3rd Feb!
With 26 events throughout the tournament, the Aussie Millions is certainly one of the biggest events in the year, with all players wanting to win the title that goes with the massive payouts in the $10,600 Main Event, the $100k Challenge and the huge $250k Challenge.
PokerStars EPT Deauville 30th Jan – 6th Feb!
The EPT is one of the biggest tours on the in the world, with the first stop coming to Deauville in France. There are a wide selection of events with 18 in total, with the most notables being the 5,000 Euro Main Event and the 10,000 Euro Pot Limit Omaha event.
PokerStars TCOOP – Online 17th Jan – 27th Jan!
For those of you that prefer to stay indoors to play your poker, there is the PokerStars Turbo Championship Of Online Poker, with ten days of non-stop poker events being held over at PokerStars. There are 50 events being held over ten days with them culminating in the $700 NLHE Main Event which carries a $2 million prize pool guarantee.
Full Tilt Poker MiniFTOPS XXI – Online 6th Jan – 20th Jan!
Another immensely popular online series also gets underway in January, with the Full Tilt Poker MiniFTOPS XXI. This series is perfect for those of you with smaller bankrolls, and includes a total of 35 events spread across 14 days. The series then culminates in a Main Event which is just $70 and allows for multiple entries.