On July 19th, Global Poker brought back “The Goat” for the third time, offering dozens of tournaments until August 8th to players in 49 states. Over the course of nearly three weeks of The Goat, Global Poker is set to guarantee GC 630,000,000 and SC 1,400,000 in prizes.
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The details The GOAT III
In total, The Goat will consist of 206 unique events with trophies awarded to all winners. Players who play Gold Chip events can get a piece of 630 million in prizes while Sweeps Coin events total 1.4 million.
For the first time in a Global Poker Championship series, Pot Limit Omaha Eight events will be run on the online poker room. For a full schedule of Sweeps Coins events, you can go here.
The series will culminate with three different Main Events at three different buy-in levels (SC 11, SC 110 and SC 218), which will award prize pools of SC 15,000, SC 50,000 and SC 125,000, respectively. All three events will be held from 3 PM to 5:30 PM ET on August 8th, the last day of the series.
Winners receive Champion Pack and more
If you manage to win a Gold Coin or Sweep Coin event, you will receive a “Champion Pack” in addition to your regular prize from the tournament. Global Poker GOAT Championship Packs include a Global Poker t-shirt, cap and a coveted Global Poker trophy, this time of a goat on a mountain top.
All winners will also receive an exclusive Goat III avatar, used for bragging rights at the table.
Play against the best! At the end of The Goat III, Global Poker will hold a Tournament of Champions on August 15th at 2 PM ET. Global Poker Sweeps Coins players will play for an SC 5,000 Live Event Package to represent Gold Poker as a sponsored player. Gold Coin players will play for 5 millin Gold Coins.
The GOAT Freerolls
Global Poker freerolls are an important part of any tournament series on the online poekr room and The Goat is no different.
The series opened with The Goat III Opening Freerolls, which offered Gold Chips and tickets to Sweep Coins events. In addition, players should keep their eyes open for The Goat III Pop-Up Freerolls, which are running on Saturday and Sunday throughout the series – July 17th, July 18th, July 24th, July 25th, July 31st and August 1st.
During noon and 8 PM ET on these days, three freerolls will “pop-up” at random times during the day one hour before the start of the tournament. In Gold Chip events, an additional 3.6 in Gold Chips will be awarded while SC tournament entries will be awarded in Sweeps events.
New to Global Poker?
If you don’t currently have a Global Poker account, you can get one by signing up today. New players will receive a $20 Free Gold Package with a verified account plus a $50 Gold Coin Package for a $20 purchase.