The 2010 PokerStars Caribbean AdventurePublished January 6, 2010
The 2nd largest poker event on the planet has kicked off and the action is plenty hot!
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure 2010 has dropped anchor in the Bahamas, and players are flopping, turning and betting galore in this exciting world-class Poker event.
Big poker action, big-money prizes
The poker festival in the Bahamas runs from the 4th January through to the 14th January 2010. It is the 2nd largest buy-in tournament on the planet, with the Main Event costing a cool $10,300. The WSOP heads the list of the most-prestigious poker tournaments, but the PCA is right up there and growing fast.
PCA entry and events
There are some 50 poker events listed on the calendar and the age-requirement is 18. Poker fans will be able to enjoy the $25,000 High Roller event, the $5,000 PokerStars Heads Up Challenge, the amFar charity, the World Cup of Poker and plenty Battleship tournaments to everyone's surprise. Battleship tournaments provide players with lots of strategic game-planning activity and their inclusion in the PCA has drawn tremendous interest from pundits.
What's on offer?
It comes as no surprise that prize money in this type of event is staggering. The surreal Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island will host the Main Event. And the winner of the event will be smiling all the way home. The 2009 winner - Poorya Nazari - was awarded $3 million. With a prize allocation of over $12 million this is among the crème de la crème of poker gaming.
But there are other reasons why players love the big poker action of the PCA, such as the beautiful settings. And the alluring manner in which entry into the tournament comes from many angles such as Poorya's 2009 $33 Triple Turbo Rebuy event on PokerStars. This is now the 6th year the PCA is running and the prize money just keeps on growing.