The 2021 Global Poker Championship season is here and in its fourth year with the start of Grizzly Games IV. Over three weeks in February, the tournament series will guarantee 1.1 million in Sweep Coins and 500 million in Gold Coins.
Things will officially get started with the Global Poker SC 5,000 Guaranteed Opening Freeoll set for January 31st at 2 PM ET.
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Global Poker Grizzly Games schedule
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Running from February 1st to February, Global Poker host will be 103 events in both the Sweep Coin and Gold Coin events for a total of 206 events. After the series, Global Poker will then play host to a Tournament of Champions set for February 28th.
Buy-ins for SC events range from 3.30 up to 218 with all events being No Limit Hold’em tournaments, but featuring a variety of styles (deep, 5-max, Shootout, Turbos, Turbos, Bounty, Progressive Bounty, Ante Up, 2x Chance as well as rebuys and add-on events). Each tournament is part of three buy-in levels (low, medium and high). For example, the GPC Grizzly Main Event will be divided into three tournaments with each event held on February 21st.
- Low Main Event: Buy in of SC 22, with 15,000 SC guaranteed
- Medium Main Event: Buy in of SC 110, with 40,000 SC guaranteed
- High Main Event: Buy in of SC 218, with 100,000 SC guaranteed
A full schedule can be found on the Global Poker website.
Prizes for winners
For players who win Gold Coin and Sweep Coin events, they will receive an extra “money-can’t-buy Global Poker Champion Pack,” which will be mailed to you after your win. Items in the package include a new Global Poker Grizzy Games IV Trophy as well as Global Poker merchandise. Items given to players will include hats, shirts and hoodies that you can choose in either black, red or white.
In addition to the regular prize, trophy and merchandise players who win a Global Poker Grizzly Games event will receive an exclusive “Grizzly Games” avatar.
Players who win any Global Poker Grizzly games event will get to enter the Tournament of Champions on February 28th at 2 PM. One winner will be crowned for the Sweep Coin players and another for Gold Coin players.
The winner of the Tournament of Champions will receive a special Tournament of Champions trophy, a $5,000 live event package, a Tournament of Champions avatar and exlcusive Grizzly Games merchandise. The players at the final table will also split SC 5,000.
What are Sweep Coins and Gold Coins?
Global Poker is home to two different currencies, Gold Coins and Sweep Coins. Gold Coins are essentially play money chips while Sweep Coins are based on the sweepstakes-based model. Players can purchase Sweep Coins and also redeem them for cash prizes.
You can easily switch between games and tournaments from the Global Poker room.
New players who sign-up to Global Poker are eligible to receive a $20 Free Gold package and a $40 Gold Coin Package for a $20 deposit.