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May Player of the Month- $10,000 Payout- June 23, 2018

02-20-2018 11:18:54 AM

On June 23, 2018, we are having our 2nd Player of the Month for Season 29!

We will be giving away our second SET OF (8) Wildcard Seats into the $30,000 Annual Finals.
Top 16 Players will all receive a piece of the massive $10,000 Payout!

Where:
Walpole VFW
108 Robbins Road
Walpole, MA

Registration:
10:30 AM Registration Opens
First Hand Dealt 11:00 AM
$25 Buffet Served at 1:00 PM

NEW FORMAT:
20,000 Base Starting Stack (up from 10,000)

+ 5,000 Chips for "Double Qualified" Players

- this is the same bonus as prior months but now with larger base stack
- double qualified players will now have a 25,000 starting stack (up from 15k)

+ 2,000 Chips for each additional win that month

- We have heard your requests for this and we have listened!
- Players will now receive 2,000 more chips for each additional win above their first win with 6 total wins max for a possible 10,000 stack bonus.

See May (Current month) Winners Here:
https://www.easternpokertour.com/_p/ranking/woc/type=monthly
- make sure to view this "wall of champions" page for the most accurate list of players that won an event. - The regional monthly points ranking will only show games that are counting for points in that region.
- Players that play out of their primary region would not see a win on that page if it is in a secondary region and they have not played enough primary events.

Tournament Format:
- 100/200 Starting Blinds
- No Antes
- Escalating Structure:
20 Min First 12 Levels | 30 Min After Level 12


Tentative Future POTM Dates:
July 14th- JUNE POTM
August 11th- JULY POTM
Sept 8th- AUGUST POTM
Oct 13th- SEPTEMBER POTM
November 10th- OCTOBER POTM
December 8th-NOVEMBER POTM

How To Qualify:


** $10,000 PLAYER OF THE MONTH EVENT **
The season starts fresh EVERY. SINGLE. MONTH!!!
No drawn out seasons or waiting 6 months to cash in that win.
(Past Day 1A & Day 1B have been combined and shortened to only 1 month long!)

TWO WAYS TO QUALIFY, OR BOTH:

1) WIN AND YOUR IN!!
- A SINGLE WIN AND YOUR IN AT ANY OF OUR PUB EVENTS!

2) FINISH TOP 10% IN POINTS IN YOUR REGION
- STAY IN THE TOP 10% OF YOUR LOCAL LEADERBOARD FOR A SHOT AT $10K!

**DOUBLE QUALIFY** BY FINISHING WITH BOTH POINTS AND A WIN AND GET EXTRA CHIPS DURING THE MONTHLY.

PLAY FOR A $10,000 PAYOUT TO THE FINAL 16 PLAYERS
FINAL 8 PLAYERS ADVANCE TO THE $30,000 FINALS



$30,000 TELEVISED FINALS FOR 120 PLAYERS

- 8 "WILD CARD SEATS" Every Month for 1 year (96 Total) advance to the $30K FINALS
- 8 "WILD CARD SEATS" To The Regional Cumulative Points Leaders for 1 Year
- 16 "WILD CARD SEATS" to be given out for special awards, special events, and prizes to be announced shortly.

NEW FORMAT APPLIED TO THIS MONTHLY AND GOING FORWARD:
We have decided to tweak the $10,000 Monthly Championship to give a bigger starting chip-stack and give more rewards to multiple winners for that month.

The $10,000 Monthly Championship Information is here:
https://www.easternpokertour.com/_p/promo/10k_potm_flowchart

FEATURED
PLAYERS

David D'Iorio
Paul Seely
Ryan Chua
Carole Smith
John Murray
Mark Thibodeau
Andre Pereira