Lock Poker, the home of some of the biggest and most lucrative online poker games in the industry, recently announced that it would launching a unique online poker tournament exclusive to its site. The online poker tourney is called the Lock Poker Online Poker Tournament Series and has been shortened to “LOCKOPS” for better convenience.
Online poker tournaments have become rare after the fall of UB Poker and Full Tilt Poker, and today, the top online poker room in the world is PokerStars.com, which places before the online poker gaming world a wide range of lucrative online poker tournament series such as the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Even these lucrative and highly popular online poker events cannot fill the void created by UB Poker’s UBOC and Full Tilt Poker’s FTOPS. However, when poker rooms like Lock Poker introduce new poker tournaments, it brings encouragement to the poker community and allows poker players who are looking for some online poker tourney action to get in on the game.
Lock Poker offers a wide range of poker games and plenty of free poker and its new poker tourney will be hosting 33 different poker events online. These online events will feature guaranteed poker prizes for players to win to the tune of $2 million. This online poker tourney will be the first exclusive event to be hosted by the poker room and is expected to do very well. The main event of the Lock Poker Online Poker Tournament Series will have an 800k prize as a guaranteed amount for players. Of course, the prize amount could also be higher but this would depend on the number of player participating.
The buy-in amounts have been set at $10 as a minimum although they go all the way up to $500 as a maximum. Players will also be able to qualify for the Lock Poker Online Poker Tournament Series through its several qualifier events which will be conducted on a daily basis.
What’s more, Lock Poker has also arranged for a member its poker team to hoist the event and players will also get to try for the bounty issued on each Lock PRO Elite player’s head.
The first 100 players whose names feature on Lock Poker leaderboard will be moved on to a special poker tourney. What’s more, players who win each individual event at the LOCKOPS will move into a Champion of Champions Tournament, where the winners will be given an entry to the World Series of Poker main event final table.