WBA´s HIGHROLLERS CLASSICS in Punta Cana
The richest and most luxurious tournament of the year will be held in paradisiac Punta Cana, from 7th to 9th of November 2011.
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana will be the venue of a unique tournament, combining a week of backgammon and poker action.
The backgammon event has a guaranteed $100,000 prize-pool and will be followed by a fantastic poker tournament, featuring poker pros and celebrities.
Entry fee for the backgammon event is $5,000 with 90% return.
Format: Main (15 point matches, clocked), “Fighters Bracket” (progressive consolation, 9 points, clocked), no Last Chance. The finalists in Main and the finalists in Consolation will compete in a play-off for 1st to 4th place.
Prize distribution: Winner (50%), Runner-up (25%), each Semi-Finalist (12.5%)
There will be a Super-Jackpot on the last day, for those out of the competition. $1,000 entry with 90% return, single elimination, 9 point, clocked.
The event is limited to 64 players maximum (first come, first served).
Buy-in to the main NL Hold´em poker event (9th to 12th of November) will be $1500 + $150
Special Rates available at $220/night single occupancy and $170/night/person double occupancy. The rates are all-inclusive (food, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks). For those who book a full week, there will be an allowance of $1,500 for spendings in the resort (tours, golf, spa – casino excluded).