Global Poker’s 2018 Grizzly Games beginning on January 14th boasts $1,500,000 in real cash prizes. This is Global Poker's biggest series to date.
In October 2017, the Global Poker Championships paid out $1.5m sweeps cash to over 25,000 entrants. Taking it further, the Grizzly Games that has 200 Championship events between January 14 and February 11, puts on offer SC$1,500,000 in guaranteed prize pools.
The tournaments are broken down into dozens of events, with a low, medium, or high buy-in. Additionally, there are Gold Coin tournaments for the enthusiasts. At both Global Poker's Hold'em and Omaha tables, there are many events to be played across multiple variants and formats.
The prize pool at the Grizzly Games ranges from SC$1500 to SC$50,000. It is almost double the size of the Eagle Cup's Main Event.
The poker event begins with SC$5,000 "no entry requirements and no gimmicks" freeroll on January 14 wherein anyone who has signed up for a Global Poker account can try his/his hand.
Apart from the SC$5,000 freeroll, SC$10,000 Monster Challenge Freeroll is scheduled for the last day of the series. The event also provides a chance for players to unlock their eligibility throughout the Grizzly Games by merely playing hands of poker. For eligibility and unlocking entry to the tournament, a player has to see 2,000 flops at ANY ring game table between January 15th and February 11th.
Global Poker is the single fully-legal online poker site that offers cash prizes throughout the USA. It is owned and operated by the VGW Holdings Limited, a public-listed company based out of Australia. The group is the first to launch a social casino “Chumba Casino” offering sweepstakes cash prizes on both Facebook and at chumbacasino.com. The initial focus of the group is on US and Canada, but at the same time looking at global expansion opportunities.